The Female Eye Film Festival's 5th ANNUAL LIVE PITCH






Join us for the 4th Annual Live Pitch on Friday, June 29th, 5:00pm- 6:30pm at Buddies In Bad Times. Winner of the Live Pitch takes home a $2500 cash prize




Sponsored by Cinespace Studios and Whizbang


Buddies In Bad Times (Cabaret Space), 12 Alexander St.


Writers bring your feature film project to life. You will have six minutes to pitch your feature film idea to a live audience of supportive film fans and a jury of industry delegates and production experts. All genres and styles of presentation are permitted. The most original and compelling story will be awarded a prize of $2500.00.



Jury Members: Katy Siracusa, Wiseacre; Emma Sampson, Cinespace; Byron A. Martin, Byron A. Martin Productions Inc.  Jinder Chalmers and one more juror TBA.


Cinespace Film Studios is a family-owned and operated company based in Toronto, Canada, specializing in the development, management and operation of studio space and support facilities for the film, television, and digital media production industry.

For 30 years…

Cinespace has earned the respect and trust of the film production industry in Toronto through the professional management of our studio facilities, our innate ability to develop space and support facilities according to the specific needs of the industry, and our steadfast commitment to advancing the interests of the industry. Cinespace has been home to award-winning film and TV productions and has assisted in the rise of domestic and co-production activity in Canada. Now with a 50-acre studio campus in Chicago, Cinespace is North America’s largest owner and operator of studio spaceWiseacre and Whizbang  (not sure which one)

Whizbang Films Inc. is a Toronto based Film and Television Production Company with a primary focus on Production Services. It's extensive executive production background offer comfort to networks and streaming services fostering partnerships with Netflix, Hulu, All Access and Amazon, including award winning productions such as STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, THE HANDMAID’S TALE and BLACK MIRROR. Studio relationships include NBC, CBS, and MGM. As a boutique Indie Producer, Whizbang Films also produces low budget Theatrical Films which sell in all territories around the world. President Frank Siracusa parlayed this success in navigating today's evolving television landscape upon a domestic slate of television and critically acclaimed feature films since the company’s inception in 1999. Siracusa actively pursues new partnerships while continuing to solidify his strong ties with streaming platforms, conventional broadcasters and distributors throughout the industry.