BiteSized@NFTS: Pitch Surgery

Short course


Submit your application and as soon as we’ve received sufficient applications we’ll schedule dates

Participants bring a project they're currently working on and work on the best way to pitch it.

This is a group workshop, the feedback and advice given to each project is observed by all participants, so everyone can take notes towards their own projects and future pitching.

During the tutor’s feedback, they will also cover some of the most important aspects of delivery, including. dealing with nerves, use of A/V, adapting to changed circumstances.

This is a very interactive session, with lots of Q&A time!

This session is tutored by Sasha Damjanovski who has over 25 years’ experience writing, directing and producing film, TV, theatre and short-form commercial projects. He has received multiple awards at film festivals and critical acclaim an audience appreciation for the work that has been distributed in cinema, or shown on stage. He started writing poetry and prose, aged 11. Since then, he has been coming up with stories magical realism, sci-fi, romantic comedy, drama, political thriller, history as well as business communications.

Freelance Rate: £50

Corporate Rate: £100


Feedback from other online training Sasha has provided for us include:

“I probably felt more comfortable doing this course over Zoom than I would have standing up in person reciting the same stories.”

“This course was delivered remotely and I was surprised at how well it worked. I felt at ease being at home and lost no focus. I felt that I was actually more honest about my faults and it gave a more informal feel”

 “A really great inspiring course with a very likeable course leader”

“Sasha had a very good structure and was passionate about their subject. I felt engaged and informed throughout.”

“The practice sessions were my favourite part. We got to think on our feet and really put the teachings to the test. The tasks set were easy to follow but hard enough that you really had to think to complete them”

How to apply

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Full payment will be taken via Secure Trading upon application

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