The act of relaying a project conversationally, to a prospective representative or buyer, for the purpose of marketing an idea, adaptation, or true story with a view toward its eventual production as a film.
to verbally/orally describe the story of a script or idea.
A briefing, either formal or informal. [D03668] DSMC
A brief talk in which members may qualify and describe what they were like before OA and what they are like now. Pitches may also address a specific topic chosen by a group's leader.
When you call or write to a member of the media in an effort to attract coverage of a story or event, this is referred to as a pitch. A pitch can be made by telephone or in writing in the form of a letter or press release. A pitch should include a unique newsworthy angle that would entice the press to attend the event and cover it as a news story.
The basic premise of your story told in succinct form designed to entice the listener into requesting or buying your work.
Story idea sent to an editor by a reporter.
An angle encompassing a unique or interesting aspect of a story or person, used to catch the media's attention and to sell reporters on a particular story or interview.
Meeting in which one party will attempt to interest another party in a particular work or in a version of a particular work by presenting the story of the work in such an exciting manner that the buying party will find great interest in the work and will either buy the work or pay the "pitching" party to write the work.
a brief verbal description of a screenplay idea or script (often based on a written logline) usually told by a writer, director, or producer to someone who is interested in buying, financing, or developing a story idea or script.
In television, this is a brief summary of a program idea.
Pitch is a Canadian documentary in which two young filmmakers, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice attend the Toronto Film Festival and pitch a film concept to various celebrities. Their film idea, titled The Dawn, concerns a Mafia don who goes for a hernia operation but gets a sex change instead. During the 1996 Toronto fest, they approach Roger Ebert, Norman Jewison (at a packed press conference), Eric Stoltz (leaving a limo), Al Pacino, and others without much success.