Producing: Pitching and Packaging

COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 days, weekend
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00

Duration: 2 days (weekend) 
Hours: 10:00am - 17:00
Fee: £250

Join our two-day pitching and packaging workshop to get the essential skills you need to pitch your project on the festival circuit to industry professionals.

Learn how to pitch, package and promote your fiction feature film projects from experienced industry professionals. Tailoring the sessions to suit your individual projects you will cover topics including: finance plans, director’s statements and supporting materials.

Pitching and Packaging will provide you with relevant practical skills and project-centred advice for presenting your projects to the film industry.

Course Structure

Day 1: Pitching

  • How much time do you have? Who are you talking to? What is it that you need?
  • Preparation. Research. Rehearse.
  • Adjusting content accordingly.
  • Who are you? What is your role on the project?
  • Title and genre.
  • Can you communicate your story / project?
  • Comparables.
  • Controlling the conversation with confidence and respect.
  • Why do you want to tell this story? What you should say but also what you should remember (not necessarily the same thing)
  • Project status and assets
  • Relationships are for careers.
  • Following up.

Day 2: Pitching exercises and Packaging

  • Synopsis and Treatment.
  • Finance plans.
  • Director’s statements.
  • Assets
  • Visual supporting Materials: Pilots, trailers, mood boards and stealomatics.

Producing: Pitching and Packaging is for producers, screenwriters and directors who are preparing fiction feature film projects.

Course Goals

  • Learn how to pitch and package your films effectively to industry standards

While on the course and for one month after you will receive complementary membership with LFA networking Filmmaker's Club.

For further information email shortcourses@londonfilmacademy.com or call LFA on +44 (0)207 386 7711 to book your place over the phone with a credit/debit card.

NB.  LFA Filmmaker's Club members fee: £190

Want to learn more about what it takes to be a Producer? Join our Producing Foundation and spend 5 days getting a complete overview of the development process.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To book your place on this course please:
Apply online or 
Apply by post/fax, print out the application form and post to London Film Academy, 52A Walham Grove, London, SW6 1QR, email admissions@londonfilmacademy.com or fax to 0207 381 6116. As soon as we've received your application we’ll send you a confirmation email containing payment details. Please check your ‘Junk Mail’ folder if you appear to have not received this email.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  • All applicants must be fluent in English (English Language level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
  • Minimum age 18

VISA REQUIREMENTS
All international students from outside the EEA (non-EU countries) must obtain a Short-Term Study Visa to enter the UK. The UK government has introduced a Points Based System for Immigration that has several ‘Tiers’ (the Student Tier, Tier 4came into force on 31 March 2009). 

You can check if you need a visa by visiting the UK BORDER AGENCY website. You can also check with the British Embassy or Consulate in your own country or, if there is not one where you live, in a neighbouring country.

Visa applications can be a lengthy process and therefore it is advisable to apply well in advance of your planned trip.

SHORT TERM STUDY VISA
For students studying on a course of 6 months or less (i.e. LFA Certificates, Foundations and Specialised courses)

STEP 1 - Application

Submit your Application Form 

STEP 2 – Course Fees
Your letter of acceptance, which you need in order to apply for your student visitor visa, can only be issued once you have met all of the admissions criteria for the course you are applying for and we have received your full course fees.

STEP 3 – Acceptance

Once we’ve received your full course fees we can issue you with a letter of acceptance, which you can use to apply for your student visitor visa. In order to issue your letter of acceptance we will require:

  1.  A scanned copy or high quality photograph of your passport
  2. Your passport number
  3. Your name as it appears on your passport
  4. Your nationality
  5. Your home address
  6. The address you will be staying whilst studying in the UK

NB: Do not travel to the UK if you wish to study without first obtaining the correct student visa. If you enter the UK under a short-term study visa or the incorrect student visa, you will not be able to switch this to the relevant visa without first returning to your home country.

London Film Academy has been reviewed by QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) for Educational Oversight.

 

APPLY NOW & COURSE DATES

To apply online please click on the course date below.

There are no set dates for this course at the moment.

Please register your interest with us and we will contact you as soon as a date has been set for this course

Alternatively please call us on +44 (0) 20 7386 7711 or email us info@londonfilmacademy.com for more information.