Christina Burnett

Christina Burnett is the UK’s leading documentary pitch trainer. She has trained industry professionals in 19 countries including Canada, Russia, India, South Africa and Brazil and worked with winners of Oscars, Emmys, BAFTAS, IFTAS and many other international awards. Christina has been Pitch Trainer for Sheffield DocFest’s MeetMarket since it began in 2007, and previously spent 4 years leading the pitch workshop at the Amsterdam FORUM for International Co-financing of Documentaries. Christina’s other clients include BBC, Channel Four and the Wellcome Trust and she is also pitch trainer for the British Film Institute (BFI), the largest funder of feature docs in the UK.