General News Thu, 1 Nov 2018

Call for writers: Pitch Factory 2018 opens for applications

Pitch Factory, an initiative by OldFilm Productions is calling on

all creative writers to apply from the 2nd to 12th November, 2018 to

participate in the story pitching event.

The event is geared towards giving equal opportunities to both

established and young writers to have their stories produced as

feature-length films and TV series.

The maiden edition of the event which was held in 2017 saw the birth of

the multi-laureate movie ‘’Sidechic Gang’’ which featured the likes of

Lydia Forson, Nana AmaMcbrown among others.

The story for Sidechic Gang was awarded the prize for Best Story (Comedy) in the 2018 edition of Golden Movie Awards. The film further got nominated in AMVCA and AMAA 2018.

About OldFilm Productions

OldFilm productions is a multi-award winning production house credited for producing quality movies and series fused with a good dose of humour and authentic African elements. Prominent among works produced by OldFilm Productions are Keteke (The Movie), Sidechic Gang, Master and 3 Maids (The Hilarious TV Series) and many others.

The Application Process

Application for PITCH FACTORY 2018 runs 2nd to 12th November, 2018.

It is open to all individuals who have stories worthy of production. The

main pitch would be held on the 17th of November 2018 in Accra.

Applicants for the Pitch Factory are required to fill out the online

application form with their personal details. For feature-length

stories, applicants are expected to attach short biography of

themselves, synopsis of their story, two-page treatment and five (5)

page scripted dialogues as one pdf file.

In the case of TV series, applicants are expected to attach short biography of themselves, synopsis of their stories, one-page treatment and three (3) page

scripted dialogues as one pdf file. Three (3) best stories and three (3)

best writers from the pitch will be selected for a paid working


Click the link below to register: http://www.thedirectorscall.com/projects2.html

What are you waiting for? This could be your golden chance of becoming a

notable screenwriter!

Source: Peter Sedufia