Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Industry Events October 7, 2019 PitchFest In partnership with the Writers’ Guild of Alberta (WGA), Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is pleased to present PitchFest in Calgary. This two-part event includes a 90-minute How to Pitch to Magazines seminar and the main event: a chance to pitch your story ideas to editors at some of the province’s finest magazines. For emerging writers and experienced freelancers alike, flex your writing muscles and hone your pitches: this intensive will prepare you for a face-to-face with a magazine editor(s) of your choice. Registration Fees Student/AMPA Member/WGA Member: $25 Non-Member: $35 Includes seminar and PitchFest. Seminar: How to Pitch to Magazines Join veteran magazine editor Anicka Quin and award-winning freelance writer Tim Querengesser in a seminar that will help you cover the bases with time-tested strategies for planning, researching and developing your ideas, polishing your query, making the approach and following up to get results. They’ll also share insider tips for establishing and nurturing the editorial relationship. Date: Monday, November 4, 2019, 6:00 – 7:30pm Location: RGO Treehouse, cSPACE King Edward (4th Floor, 1721 29th Ave. SW) PitchFest Editors will be on hand to catch your pitches on Saturday, November 23, 2019, in both Calgary and Edmonton. You can pitch to one or several editors, and can even pitch more than one idea to each editor. Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:00am – 1:00pm Location: RGO Treehouse, cSPACE King Edward (4th Floor, 1721 29th Ave. SW) Calgary editors include: Avenue Calgary, Käthe Lemon Birthing, Nicole Bross Culinaire, Linda Garson IMPACT, Brenda Drew Leap, Dementia Connections, HEROES, Meredith Bailey For more information or to register, visit albertamagazines.com.