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How to write your Movie Pitch Proposal

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You can create an editable Word version of this sample in any design theme of your choice including branded to your logo.

This set of templates outlines a pitch for a movie with topics such as the synopsis, treatment, talent, audience, locations, marketing, merchandising, and so on.

You can also create countless variations of this document to suit your needs using the included library of 2200+ chapters.
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Components of a Movie Pitch Proposal

There is no one-size-fits-all template for a movie pitch proposal. Proposal Kit templates can be customized as needed to fit any situation using the extensive chapter template library. Here are some key chapters typically included in this type of template. Use this template as your starting point and customize it as needed using the software included with each Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle.

Cover Letter

The Cover Letter introduces the movie pitch proposal to the recipient. It sets the stage of the proposal and briefly mentions the key elements of the movie project, encouraging the recipient to read further.

Executive Summary

The Executive Summary provides a concise overview of the entire proposal. It highlights the main points such as the movie's genre, target audience, and projected success, giving a snapshot of what to expect.


The Synopsis gives a brief summary of the movie's plot. It should capture the essence of the story, introducing the main characters and outlining the central conflict and resolution.

Location Analysis

Location Analysis details the various shooting locations for the movie, explaining why each location was chosen and how it enhances the film's atmosphere and storyline.


The Trends chapter discusses current trends in the movie industry. It showcases how the proposed movie aligns with or sets new trends, potentially increasing its appeal.

What is Hot Now

The What is Hot Now section identifies popular themes, genres, or styles in the current market, explaining how the movie fits within these trends to attract viewership.

Market and Audience

Market and Audience analysis identifies the target audience for the movie and discusses market potential. It includes demographic details and audience preferences, illustrating who will be most interested in the movie.

Marketing Plan

The Marketing Plan outlines strategies to promote the movie, including advertising campaigns, social media outreach, and partnerships. This plan aims to maximize audience reach and engagement.

Site Planning

Site Planning involves the logistics of setting up and managing film production locations. It includes details on permits, infrastructure, and on-site facilities to ensure smooth operations.


Merchandising discusses potential revenue streams from branded products related to the movie, such as toys, clothing, and other merchandise, outlining strategies to capitalize on the movie's popularity.


Scouting describes the process of finding and securing locations, talent, and other resources necessary for the movie. It details the criteria and methods used to identify the best options.


The Treatment provides a detailed narrative of the movie, highlighting key scenes and character arcs. It's a more in-depth look than the synopsis, giving a fuller picture of the storyline.


The Investment chapter discusses the financial aspects of the movie project. It outlines the budget, funding sources, and potential return on investment, appealing to potential investors.


Demographics cover detailed statistics about the target audience, including age, gender, income, and interests. This information helps tailor marketing strategies and content to audience preferences.


Audio/Visual outlines the use of technology in the movie, including special effects, sound design, and visual style. It describes how these elements will enhance the viewer's experience.

Time Line

The Time Line provides a schedule for the movie production process. It includes key milestones from pre-production to release, ensuring all parties understand the project's timeline.

Plot Outline

The Plot Outline offers a structured breakdown of the movie's story, including major plot points and turning events. It helps visualize the narrative flow and pacing of the movie.


The Storyline chapter elaborates on the main events and character development throughout the movie. It's a detailed account that supports the plot outline and treatment.


Resources outline the key personnel, equipment, and facilities needed for the movie. It includes a list of resources and their availability to assure the production's feasibility.


The Concepts chapter discusses the thematic and stylistic approaches of the movie. It explains the creative vision and how it will be realized on screen.


Casting details the selection process for actors and actresses for key roles. It includes criteria for casting and potential candidates, ensuring the best fit for each character.


Auditions describe how and when the auditions will be held. It outlines the process for selecting talent, ensuring a fair and efficient selection.


Photography covers the plans for still photography, including promotional photos, behind-the-scenes shots, and any necessary imagery for marketing purposes.


Videography focuses on the video production aspects, including cinematography techniques, camera equipment, and shot planning to ensure high-quality visual storytelling.


The Budget chapter provides a detailed financial plan for the movie, including estimated costs for all aspects of production, marketing, and distribution.

About Us

About Us introduces the team behind the movie, including the production company, directors, producers, and key crew members. It highlights their experience and qualifications.


The Talent section focuses on the actors, directors, and other key personnel involved in the movie. It details their previous work and what they bring to this project.

Examples of projects a Movie Pitch Proposal may be used for

This document can be used in many contexts and has various uses depending on the needs. Depending on your situation, customize the chapter list as needed using a Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle.

  • Presenting a movie idea to potential investors
  • Seeking funding from production companies
  • Pitching a movie concept to streaming platforms
  • Introducing a movie project to potential cast and crew
  • Planning a comprehensive marketing campaign for a new movie
  • Outlining merchandising opportunities for a movie project
  • Preparing for location scouting and site planning
  • Developing a detailed production timeline for efficient project management
  • Creating a pitch for a co-production or partnership
  • Introducing a new movie to distributors and sales agents
  • Providing a detailed budget plan to financial backers
  • Showcasing the creative vision and concepts for a movie
  • Summarizing audience demographics for targeted marketing
  • Detailing the casting and audition process for talent agencies
  • Outlining the use of audio/visual technology in the movie


Related To

The Movie Pitch Proposal may also be referred to in different ways or be used in more specialized situations, such as:

  • Film Proposal
  • Cinema Pitch
  • Screenplay Presentation
  • Movie Funding
  • Production Proposal
  • Film Marketing Plan
  • Movie Merchandising
  • Film Investment
  • Script Synopsis



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Chapter Templates Used in the Movie Pitch Proposal

Cover Letter, Title Page, Table of Contents, Executive Summary, Synopsis, Location Analysis, Trends, What is Hot Now, Market and Audience, Marketing Plan, Site Planning, Merchandising, Scouting, Treatment, Investment, Demographics, Audio/Visual, Time Line, Plot Outline, Storyline, Resources, Concepts, Casting, Auditions, Photography, Videography, Budget, About Us, Talent, Back Page

You use this this proposal for

  • General business proposal
  • Non-technical proposal
  • Project pitch proposal
  • Entertainment or event planning proposal

How to create the Movie Pitch Proposal with Proposal Pack Wizard

You can create this document using any of the logo-designed Proposal Packs. Pick any Proposal Pack with a logo design theme you like best; they will all work equally well. The Proposal Pack for Any Business is the pack with no extra added logos or colors - designed to be used plain or for you to customize with your logos and graphics.

The Proposal Pack design theme you purchase will determine the visual look of this template. The screenshot above only shows the plain generic design theme. Names and stories in examples are fictional; however, the templates are from real client use cases.

We include a library of chapters to be assembled based on your needs. All proposals are different and have different needs and goals. We designed Proposal Pack so you can customize the documents to suit your needs.

You will best create this document using the Proposal Pack Wizard - Expert Edition software to select this template and build it in the Proposal Pack logo design theme of your choice along with any desired customizations (such as adding additional chapters, removing unneeded chapters, changing the order of chapters, and importing your company logo). This template outlines a proposal for the described situation. Each user is responsible for typing in the actual content of the provided pages with their information to complete the proposal.

You create this template using the Wizard software with an entire Proposal Pack library and software. We include the Expert Edition of the software in the Proposal Kit Professional bundle. Microsoft Word for Windows is required to use the customizing software.

How to Build Templates Featured on Proposal Kit Website

Many people find the Proposal Kit website after searching for a specific proposal. Once you've purchased and installed the software, how do you build that template you found in the first place? This video shows you how to build any proposal you see on the Proposal Kit website.

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