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Monday, November 5 • 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Benevolent Media | PITCH NIGHT

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// OVERVIEW We are organizing a Pitch Night to give benevolent media creators a chance to showcase their pitches and proposals in captivating 5- to 7-minute presentations, for a chance to win cash prizes to make their idea a reality. Have an idea? Submit your pitch proposal online: http://benevolentmedia.org/pitchnight A distinguished panel of judges will vote on the Grand Prize winner ($2,000.) The rest of the audience also gets to cast their vote on what project to fund with a People's Choice Award, using a portion of the money pooled from the price of admission ($5 from each person's ticket.) This event will be held during Digital Capital Week, a weeklong festival in Washington, D.C. focused on bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and social innovators of all kinds. // BUY YOUR TIX: Register here: http://benevolentmedia.org/pitchnight $15 Complimentary beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Plus, sweet and savory treats. // AGENDA: Monday, November 5 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - FEAST 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - PITCH 9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - PARTY // CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Deadline: Sunday, October 28, 11:59 p.m. Want to use poetry for social justice? Photography for nature conservation? Filmmaking for women's empowerment? Fill out the online form and tell us what cause you care about, what community you aim to serve, and what form of media you'll be using to create positive and lasting social or environmental change. We'll invite the applicants with the most compelling proposals to come pitch their idea in front of a live audience on November 5. Submit your pitch proposal online: http://benevolentmedia.org/pitchnight // SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PRODUCING SPONSORS: American University's Center for Social Media Ideal Design Fission Strategy Forum One Communications Free Range Projeqt Provoc Threespot Weber Shandwick // MEET OUR JUDGES: - Raj Aggarwal, President, Provoc - Kristen Argenio, Principal, Ideal Design - William (Bill) Colgrove, Chief Creative Officer, Threespot - Angelica Das, Associate Director, Center for Social Media, American University - Michaela Hackner, Project Director, Forum One Communications - Amy Hartzler, Studio Director, Free Range - Austen Levihn-Coon, Senior Strategist, Fission Strategy - Brandon Schmittling, Director of Experience Design, Weber Shandwick // ENJOY OUR FEAST: Complimentary beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Plus, sweet and savory treats generously provided by: Chouquette H &pizza Mezanmi MOD Arts The Muffin Man PapsJuices Zenful Bites

Monday November 5, 2012 6:30pm - 10:30pm EST
nclud 1203 19th Street NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20036

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