Steven Bignell selected to pitch NSI New Northern Voices project in RBC $10K Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition

Steven Bignell

Congratulations to Steven Bignell (NSI New Northern Voices) who has been selected as a finalist for the RBC $10K Emerging Filmmakers Pitch Competition, hosted by Gimli Film Festival (GFF), RBC and On Screen Manitoba.

Steven will pitch the idea he has been developing through the NSI New Northern Voices program to an independent jury for the live pitch competition which will be broadcast on Saturday, July 24 at 12 p.m. CDT during GFF.

Finalists will have three minutes to pitch their short film idea to a jury of industry professionals and a live online audience, followed by a five-minute question period from the jury.

The jury will select one filmmaker to receive $10K in production funds through RBC, mentorship from the National Screen Institute, one-year membership with On Screen Manitoba, a $5K Equipment Rental Grant Certificate courtesy of William F. White International, a $500 equipment credit and free membership for Winnipeg Film Group and a premiere screening of their completed film at Gimli Film Festival 2022.

Watch the pitch competition for free on GFF’s website and vote for your favourite finalist.

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