Battle of the Pitches

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

From MAPID To My Inbox And Now On To You.

Battle of the Pitches, the innovative live screenwriting pitch competition, returns as part of ID Film Fest 2010 at Japanese American National Museum on 10-10-10.

Sponsored by FOX Diversity and presented by Mavericks of API Descent, the winner will lunch with FOX studio executives and pitch a movie idea to executives at FOX 2000 and FOX Searchlight.

Any writer can enter Battle of the Pitches 2 which has a focus on promoting and discovering Asian Pacific Islander writers and on scripts that have prominent, non-stereotypical, and strong Asian Pacific Islander characters and themes.
This year’s ID Film Fest runs October 8-10 and includes film presentations, the Asian American Independent Features Conference, a Filmmaker’s Crash Course session, and competitions geared toward advancing the careers of API filmmakers.

ID Film Fest is a presentation of Japanese American National Museum with sponsors including FOX Diversity, Final Draft, and Mavericks of API Descent with assistance from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles County Cultural Arts Commission.

For competition rules and updated information, go to
For more info, please contact