Pitch Panel


Presented by the Northwest Screenwriters Guild


Round One – Saturday @ 2:30pm

Contestants present a thirty-second elevator pitch to three separate groups of local industry talent. Scoring determines the top four that will advance to Round Two. Conference attendees have the opportunity to vote one additional project into the finals. Finalists will be announced at Saturday night’s networking event (November 16) and via email and social media.


Round Two – Sunday @ 12pm

Contestants have eight minutes with a panel of industry professionals. Pitch your project in three to four minutes to allow time for discussion. Winner will be determined by the panel’s selection. Prizes include cash and memberships. More details to come.


Cost: $20 ($10 for NwSG members) as an add-on to SFS weekend badge.

30 slots available. Pitch order will be determined via signup sheet on Saturday (November 16). Pitch order for Sunday (November 17) will be random.

Registration will close when the slots are filled.


*Pitches will be filmed. Contestants must sign a waiver prior to pitching. Younger contestants will require guardian’s signature.

*Must have Weekend Badge.