Pitch Your Project at Aesthetica Film Festival

Developing a feature project? Looking for advice and pointers on developing your big idea? Pitching Sessions are your chance to get your project in front of key decision makers from the UK’s leading production companies. Meet one-to-one with the Development Executives for the likes of Film4, Goldfinch First Flights, BBC Films, Lionsgate and Doc Society.

This is a key opportunity to receive invaluable feedback on your work and learn how to develop your voice. Successful applicants are invited to a 15-minute, 1-on-1, Pitching Session with a representative from one of our guest organisations. Places are limited so we encourage you to apply early. Narrative and Documentary feature film proposals will be considered for pitching sessions – please see the relevant organisations below.

  • All applications must include a logline and short synopsis. It should be indicated whether the project is a narrative or documentary feature.
  • Applications for Pitching Sessions are free of charge for Unlimited and Festival Week Pass Holders. Please submit your pass purchase reference code when submitting.
  • All Applications are subject to review by the ASFF team, with the successful projects being put forward for our industry representatives.




How To Enter

  • Pitching Sessions will open for entries on 1 October.
  • Entries will close on Wednesday 14 October.
  • All submissions are accessed internally. You are not guaranteed a place on the Pitching Sessions.
  • If your application is successful, you will be assigned to the most relevant production company.

Pitching is now closed.