McDonald’s Canada Is Soliciting Very Short Pitches for Very Short Films

The art of the pitch in Hollywood is something few writers ever master, but the writers who do are able to earn serious cash for their ideas. In other words, you can write a brilliant screenplay but if you can’t pitch it in 30 seconds or less, you’re going nowhere fast, like Friday afternoon traffic on La Cienega Boulevard.

So, why not get in a little practice? @McD_Canada wants to hear your 140 character pitch and make very short films from the best ideas.

According to Digiday, it’s “like an exercise in absurdist micro-stories.”

Here’s an idea with a fighting chance:

The storylines must involve a McDonald’s product.

If you want to pitch an idea, visit this promotional microsite from Tribal Worldwide in Toronto and make McHistory.




About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.