The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Learn How to Effectively Pitch Your Project! with Marilyn Atlas

WHAT: "The Importance of Pitching"
WHEN: Saturday, January 30th 3:00 - 5:00pm

Now is the perfect time to create original content!
Learn how to pitch your film, TV series, book or play! 
with Marilyn R. Atlas Literary Agent, Manager, Producer & Co-Author of Dating Your Character

Learn how to create an impactful log-line, elevator pitch, and 10-15 minute conversation. 

Marilyn will discuss:

What to include and not include in your pitch
Adapting your pitch to the audience you’re pitching to
Understanding the market and projects worthy of pitching
Importance of the hook
How to distill the essence of your story into short, sharp, easily digestible bite-size parts
Effective buzzwords to use in a pitch
Several people will have the opportunity to pitch their projects to Marilyn!
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The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the Berkshire region of western Massachusetts. BFMC is a 501(c)(3)non-profit organization. Visit us at

Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative
66 Allen Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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