RBC Pitch Competition Finalists!

Please join GFF & RBC for the 10th annual RBC Pitch Competition, taking place on July 24 at 12 Noon, available via live stream directly on GFF’s Website Homepage. You watch as the five Pitch Finalists face off for $10,000 cash and over $5,000 in services! And don’t forget to vote for your favourite Pitch Finalist during the event!

And now…introducing the 2021 RBC Pitch Competition Finalists:


Nish Joshi, a filmmaking student at the University of Manitoba, will pitch “Nobody is Listening” at the @rbc $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition at @gimlifilm. Watch Joshi’s previous work here: https://www.youtube.com/c/NISHJ 


At the @rbc $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition at @Gimlifilm, award-winning filmmaker Luke Whitmore will pitch “Burning Road.” Check out Whitmore’s portfolio here: https://lukewhitmore.myportfolio.com/  


Laina Brown is a filmmaker and lens-based artist, and she will pitch “Wallpaper Woman” at the @rbc $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition at @gimlifilm. You can see her previous work here: http://www.laina.ca/  


Emerging screenwriter Elena Sturk Lussier will pitch “Stay” at the @rbc $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition at @gimlifilm. Learn more about her here: https://vimeo.com/elenasturklussier  


“The Tomahawk” will be pitched by artist and filmmaker Steven Bignell at the @rbc $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition at @gimlifilm. NSI recently published an article about Bignell: https://bit.ly/36Tba2k