CONGRATULATIONS TO MAT
NGUYEN, THE WINNER OF BATTLE OF THE
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
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
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
For more info and to reserve your spot in the
competition, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To attend as an audience member, admission is FREE but
reservations are highly recommended.