Do you have a story waiting to be told? This is your chance. We are offering a film school scholarship for the best pitch!

how to pitch for a film school scholarship

Whether you have a great film idea, concept art for 3D animation and visual effects characters, or a personal story and unique worldview you want to share, you can earn up to $10,000 off the price of tuition. With this film school scholarship, you will be studying in the heart of Canada’s film industry, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

 

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Examples of What You Can Pitch for a Film School Scholarship

Are you unsure what you should pitch? Here are some examples of different pitches you can prepare based on your program, however, you are not limited to only these. You can pitch whatever feels authentic to you! The main thing we are looking for is the drive and passion to succeed in this industry.

Film Production

  • Film or TV show idea (written or video)
  • Video or photography portfolio
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a filmmaker? (written or video)

 

Screenwriting

  • Film or TV show idea pitch (written or video)
  • Film or TV show script (written)
  • Previous written works including books, short stories, poems, etc
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a screenwriter? (written or video)

 

3D Animation

  • 3D animated film or TV show idea pitch (written or video)
  • 3D animated character idea (written or drawn)
  • Sample drawings, sketches or digital art
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a 3D animator? (written or video)

 

Documentary

  • Documentary or Doc Series show idea pitch (written or video)
  • Previous written works for non-fiction publishing including magazines, newspapers
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a documentary filmmaker? (written or video)

 

Visual Effects

  • Case study on a film or show with great VFX (written or video)
  • Sample drawings, sketches or digital art
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a VFX artist? (written or video)

 

Graphic Design

  • Graphics campaign you would do for a major brand (written or video)
  • Sample drawings, sketches or digital art
  • Tell us about yourself (written or video)
  • Why do you want to be a graphic designer? (written or video)

 

How to Make a Great Pitch

A great pitch is the key to getting your film made. It’s your chance to convince others the value of your project or idea. When pitching for your scholarship, get creative. Do you have previous work samples? Show us what you have. Do you have an excitable personality? Film yourself talking about your idea. Are you amazing at drawing or creating concept art? Or great at writing? You can do it all.

 

We want your pitch to be authentic to you. The scholarship recipients will be chosen based on their passion to grow in this industry and the potential we see in their creativity, storytelling and professionalism. 

 

At InFocus Film School, you will be part of a creative community. Not only are you learning from industry leaders who have worked on some of today’s most popular productions, but you will be surrounded by opportunity in this evolving industry post-graduation. There is a reason why Vancouver is called “Hollywood North”. If you want to learn more about InFocus and the Vancouver film industry, click here. We look forward to welcoming you into our family and support you from the day you enter our doors to long after you leave us!

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