Battle of the Pitches

CONGRATULATIONS TO MAT NGUYEN, THE WINNER OF BATTLE OF THE
PITCHES 2.


Battle of the Pitches
, the innovative live screenwriting pitch competition, returns as part of ID Film
Fest 2010 at Japanese American National Museum on 10-10-10.

Sponsored by FOX Diversity and presented by Mavericks of API Descent, the winner will lunch with
FOX studio executives and pitch a movie idea to executives at FOX 2000 and FOX Searchlight.  

Any writer can enter Battle of the Pitches 2 which has a focus on promoting and discovering Asian
Pacific Islander writers and on scripts that have prominent, non-stereotypical, and strong Asian
Pacific Islander characters and themes.

This year’s ID Film Fest runs October 8-10 and includes film presentations, the Asian American
Independent Features Conference, a Filmmaker’s Crash Course session, and competitions geared
toward advancing the careers of API filmmakers.

ID Film Fest is a presentation of Japanese American National Museum with sponsors including FOX
Diversity, Final Draft, and Mavericks of API Descent, teresapalooza, Channel APA, and

asiance magazine with assistance from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, and
the Los Angeles County Cultural Arts Commission.

For competition rules and updated information, go to www.mapid.us/battleofthepitches. Entry fee is
$15 per pitch. Pitch length for this year is 2 minutes maximum.

For more info and to reserve your spot in the competition, please contact info@mapid.us.

To attend as an audience member, admission is FREE but reservations are highly recommended.
Reserve@mapid.us


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