Shaya Mulcahy Grand Prize Winner of AISF's Pitch Royale Competition

Shaya Mulcahy was one of four grand prize winners of AISF’s Pitch Royale Competition for pitching her project Mosaic.

Final round judges included Baz Lurhmann, Catherine Martin, Shane Brennan and Jason Blum. It was an exhilarating experience that consisted of four rounds. Each contestant had a strict 2-minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of high profile judges.

How’s your elevator pitch? Industry delegates from Australia and the U.S. pitch film or series projects for 1-2 minute to a panel of screen development industry leaders. Judges, who aim to mirror the real world development process, will select the best pitches based on a selective criteria to continue onto the final round on March 22.

Judges for Round 1: Greer Simpkin (Producer, Bunya Productions), Deirdre Brennan (General Manager, NBCUniveral Kids) and Krysanne Katsoolis (CEO and President, ViewPark) 

Judges for Round 2: Jenny Halper (Head of Development and Production, Maven Pictures), Todd Labarowski (Producer, THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, BERNIE, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY) and Schuyler Weiss (Producer, PIERCING, GHOST TEAM, and President of Development and Production, Baz & Co.)

Judges for the 3rd and Final Round: Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Shane Brennan and Jason Blum