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Here we bring you news from The Pitch community of filmmakers, plus information on events and articles for inspiration.

Film maker Ben Cohen wins The Pitch

Congratulations to our latest winner, Ben Cohen, Film Director and Zoya Films co-founder from Whitechapel. Read more

Film Matters: Primary Colours of Story

A few weeks ago we hosted the first in a series of three lectures by writer and story consultant David Baboulene. The Primary Colours of Story lecture series looks to examine how stories grip and intrigue their audiences and how writers can utilise t... Read more

Aurora Fearnley, a past winner, featured in Digital Filmmaker Magazine

Aurora Fearnley's film Pulsar, starring David Gyasi and Jessie Buckley, is based on the biblical story of Jonah and the whale. The film follows Jonah’s last mission before retirement, persuading the war-torn planet Nineveh to join the Galactic Union. Read more

Lights, camera, 2017!

So 2016 turned out to be an interesting year! The social and political choices were reflected in the pitches that we saw submitted. No doubt there will be more surprises ahead in 2017 but above all I hope you have a fruitful year for filmmaking and t... Read more

Our youngest film maker finalist wins this year

This year’s Pitch film competition winner, 24 year old Harry Lighton from Portsmouth, is our youngest finalist ever. First time entering the competition, the Oxford University English Literature graduate made such an impression on the judges wi... Read more