Creative Studio: How to Pitch Your Projects and Yourself

June 25th, 2022

As creatives, we rely on our ability to share our ideas clearly and concisely. Your approach to pitching yourself and your ideas can make or break your next opportunity.

Join guest speaker, Adam Till, the Director of the Bachelor of Creative Arts program at Toronto Film School affiliate, Yorkville University, as he walks you through important things to remember when pitching your new projects and yourself. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to enter job market, or an experienced professional looking for your next opportunity, Adam will share his own history of pitching, pointing out things he learned and making the whole process more accessible and relatable.


McKenzie College is pleased to present, Creative Studio: virtual creativity workshops delivered by our skilled instructors, guest speakers and industry professionals.

These workshops are designed to help you develop a creative practice, build new skills, and produce an outstanding, diverse portfolio.

During each one-hour session, our speakers will present new interesting topics and share skill building techniques through sharing examples and encouraging creative exercises.

Our Guest Speaker: Adam Till

Adam Till is an award-winning writer/producer based in Toronto, Canada. Adam started his professional life as a lawyer, graduating with a JD/MBA from Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business. He left law after just a few years, with an idea for a show about his experiences.

Adam then created, co-executive produced and wrote the bulk of the episodes for the series Billable Hours, which ran on Showcase/Global from 2006-2009, winning the Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Comedy series in its final season. He has since written films starring Rob Lowe, Mira Sorvino and Abigail Breslin, and won the Canadian Comedy Award for Film Writing in 2006 for his film Leo. In 2010, Adam was approached to develop the Writing for Film & Television program for Toronto Film School, which he went on to direct for the next 11 years. He was recently named the director of the Bachelor of Creative Arts program at Toronto Film School affiliate, Yorkville University.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

12:00 PM  1:00 PM