Ewan McGregor Heads Live! Ammunition panel

Live! Ammunition is Raindance’s now-legendary pitching event where your idea for a movie can be heard by the people who matter. Where else would you have the undivided attention of not just one, but FIVE people who could help get your film made? This year that illustrious crowd includes Ewan McGregor, NFTS head Nik Powell and UK Film Council Premiere Fund head Sally Caplan.To pitch, just drop a fiver in the hat and the floor is yours. You have up to two minutes to convince the panellists to read your script or make your film. They can and will gong you off if you are boring. The best pitch will win all the money in the hat, and, who knows, could be picked up for development.They have an extraordinary line-up this year for our Festival Live!Ammo! Special. Confirmed panellists so far:Ewan McGregor is one of Britain’s biggest acting talents, and his incredible career spans arthouse and indie flicks, Hollywood blockbusters, musicals and theatre.Nik Powell has produced a raft of great British movies including the Oscar-nominated MONA LISA and LITTLE VOICE and Oscar-winning THE CRYING GAME.Sally Caplan is head of the UK Film Council’s Premier Fund, and as such has an annual budget of £8m to help in the production of British films.Davide Scalenghe manages the Viewer Created Content Outreach Department at Al Gore’s Current TV, meaning he can get your film seen by millions online.Malcolm Gerrie has over 25 years worth of experience as a producer and is currently Head of Whizz Kid TV Source: www.netribution.co.uk