​Film Projects and Participants for 2012 Comedy Bootcamp Feature Pitch Announced

By CFC Staff July 06, 2012 16:00

CFC has announced the filmmakers and projects invited to take part in the 2012 Comedy Bootcamp Feature Pitch, taking place at the Just for Laughs Comedy Conference on July 26, 2012. 

The participating teams and their film projects are:

  • Producer Liz Jarvis (Buffalo Gal Pictures) and writer Celery Kovinsky with the coming-of-age eco-satire NEVILLE PONDEROSA
  • Producers Bill Niven & Jay Dahl (Bad Astronaut Inc), and writer Scott Vrooman with the romantic comedy THE MAIN ATTRACTION
  • Producer Paul Pope (Pope Productions) and writer Sherry White with comedy/drama CANDY MAN

Each team will have 5 minutes to pitch their project to an expert comedy panel that includes: writer Terry Zwigoff (GHOST WORLD, BAD SANTA), producer Joe Medjuck (OLD SCHOOL, NO STRINGS ATTACHED, ROAD TRIP) and writer Shauna Cross (WHIP IT, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING). 

In addition, Etan Cohen (MEN IN BLACK 3, MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA, TROPIC THUNDER) will take part in a Master Class, presented by Astral's Harold Greenberg Fund, in collaboration with the Telefilm Canada Features Comedy Lab, that will be filled with insight and anecdotes about the feature comedy filmmaking process.

To learn more about the Just for Laughs Comedy Conference, please CLICK HERE