How it works

We invest in untapped potential. The unique challenge of The Pitch is to come up with a contemporary film idea that draws on the Bible for inspiration. We have top advice to get the creative juices flowing and a production budget, production support and other prizes waiting for the best ideas.

Create and submit your Pitch Closing date 28 September 2015

Choose your theme, story or verse from the Bible and film your 2 minute Pitch.

Your Pitch needs to be submitted to us by 12 noon on 28 September 2015.

Internal panel judge Pitches 1-6 October 2015

Between 1 and 6 October 2015, all Pitches submitted in to the competition will be judged by our internal panel to produce the Longlist of entries.

Longlist published 12 October 2015

The Pitch 2015 Longlist will be published on this website ready for the public vote at 12 noon GMT.

Public vote 12-26 October 2015

The public will be invited to vote on the Longlist of Pitches from 12 noon GMT on 12 October 2015. For information on how the voting works, click here.

Shortlist published 28 October 2015

The Pitch 2015 Shortlist will be published on this website.

Industry panel judge Pitches 1-12 November 2015

Between 1 and 12 November 2015, all Shortlisted Pitches will be judged by our industry judges to select the finalists.

A day with Anna Cox 22 November 2015

A day with Anna Cox for The Pitch 2015 Shortlisted Pitchers.

Finalists announced 23 November 2015

The Pitch 2015 Finalists will be announced on this website.

Residential course 13-15 December 2015

The Pitch 2015 Finalists spend time at Low Wood Bay in the Lake District with David Baboulene, published author of six books, professional story consultant and a Ph.D. scholar of story theory.

Finalists weekend 16-17 January 2016

The Pitch 2015 Finalists spend the weekend at Pinewood Studios and pitch their films to the panel of industry judges in the boardroom.

The Pitch 2015 Winner and runners up announced 18 January 2016

The Pitch 2015 Winner and runners up will be announced on this website.