A jury of industry professionals will review all applications and select six teams to participate in the final competition. All applicants will be notified about the status of their application by 31 July 2017.
Selected teams will have the month of August to prepare for the competition in September and will be assigned a veteran industry insider as a pitching coach. Selected finalists will also receive a complimentary Industry Pass to the Toronto International Film Festival.
The winning team will be required to include the following credit line and the logo of the Toronto International Film Festival in their film credits:
"This film was made possible in part through Telefilm Canada PITCH THIS! at the Toronto International Film Festival."