PITCH MARKET

OCTOBER 8

PITCH  ///  LEARN  ///  CONNECT

100% ONLINE + INTERACTIVE

Want to pitch and get feedback for your idea in the 1:1 Pitch Market to companies such as ABC, SBS, Channel 9, STAN, Matchbox, Fremantle or Roadshow, find a producer for your project?

Keen to participate or gain insight into the pitching process as ten shortlisted teams compete for $20k in development, funding and mentoring in the ABC TV ivew and MCX Pitch-o-rama pitching competition, with exciting new prizes this year from Screen Producers Australia, AACTA and Screenworks.

Have a burning question to ask an industry leader or decision maker at an intimate industry roundtables?

The MCX Pitching and Marketplace day is your pass to interactive pitching and networking events with an exciting lineup of national and international marketplace decision-makers, greenlighters, producers and industry leaders across feature film, streamers, scripted and factual content, funding agencies, professional guilds and production companies.

PITCHMARKET ONLINE IN

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

ABC iview $20,000

PITCH-O-RAMA

Pitching Competition

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MONDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2021

1:1 Pitch Market Sessions

Ten minute pitch sessions – pitch your project, get feedback, generate market interest and/or get on the radar of key decisionmakers. SUBMISSIONS WILL BE MATCHED TO MOST SUITABLE MARKETPLACE REP/PRODUCER – and will depend also on availability. FIRST PREFERENCES AREN’T GUARANTEED SO GET IN QUICK AS PLACES FILL UP FAST – SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UP UNTIL FRIDAY 1st OCTOBER.

Industry Roundtables

50 Interactive sessions will run over zoom throughout the day. Join a small group of up to eight delegates to meet and chat with industry professionals, leaders, and decision makers from Screen Australia to STAN, Mighty Kingdom to leading directors, ask questions and learn more about technical, craft, business and creative aspects of the industry. (N.B.This is not a pitching forum). PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. PLACES ARE LIMITED SO GET IN QUICK TO AVOID MISSING OUT.

INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

Pitch Market Meetings

Career Mentors

FUNDING AND DEVELOPMENT

PITCH MARKET PROGRAM

FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER

8.45 - 8.55am • INTRODUCTION
8.55 - 9.00am • WELCOME TO COUNTRY
9.00am - 5.00pm • INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES

Industry roundtables through our online events platform Hopin throughout the day. Ask burning questions, learn more about technical, craft, business and creative aspects of the industry and network with peers. (N.B.This is not a pitching forum).

PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. PLACES ARE LIMITED SO GET IN QUICK TO AVOID MISSING OUT. Roundtable submissions will remain open until allocations are exhausted.

Roundtable bookings open September 1

 

9.00am - 5.00pm • 1:1 PITCHING

Participants are given 5 minutes to pitch, and 5 minutes of feedback from industry professionals. These pitches will be curated by our Program team to ensure we match relevance to you as much as possible.

Pitch Pass registrations will be due on 20 September.

12.00 - 1.00pm • VIRTUAL NETWORKING LUNCH

Grab yourself a bite and join Mercury CX’s Jonathan Champ in the virtual foyer over lunch and find your next co-creator (This session will be in Zoom) 

1.00 - 3.00pm • ABC TV | IVIEW PITCH-O-RAMA

10 shortlisted teams will present their pitches to the judges

4.30 - 4.45pm • PITCH-O-RAMA WINNERS ANNOUNCED

4.45 - 6.00pm • A NIGHT AT THE PITCHES DRINKS

Presented in Partnership with Screen Territory

Charge your glass to toast the winners of the 2021 ABC Iview Pitch-o-rama contest. Join Mercury CX’s Jonathan Champ in the virtual foyer for a wrap party like no other. Share your pitching highs and lows and remember all the big deals that happen at the bar! (This session will be in Zoom)