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The Pitch Event – Industry @ MAGIC
April 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Short-films, video games or immersive simulations are produced at MAGIC as a capstone project during the second academic year. All students are granted the opportunity to pitch an idea for a project, selection is done in two phases: The first selection panel is composed by MAGIC staff, faculty, MDC administrators and members from the community actively engaged in the arts, film, animation or video game production. Selection is based on having an original idea, strong and defined characters, production feasibility and the potential to elevate MDC MAGIC and our community through its message.
On the second phase, selected students pitch their story to executives and professionals from animation studios currently partnering with MAGIC. The selection is then made based on their commercial prospects, ability to engage an audience and a story line which allows further development. Univision Communications, Inc., VIACOM CBS Networks Americas, Nickelodeon, Film Gate Miami, Rakontur Studios are some of the companies participating at the event in 2020.