What’s so great about The Pitch?

Not only are you putting your skills and creative juices to work, you’re creating waves in the real world.

The marketing and video campaign you create for The Pitch showcases one of the CTE Pathways or the Spartan East Side Promise. Depending on your project, you’ll help future students discover an innovative program that taps into their talent and help more students land a spot in San Jose State University. As a creative thinker and maker, you’re already tapping into your passion and accelerating your growth. Now it’s time to help other students carve a path to their future.

What will I get out of this?

As you develop your video and marketing campaign, you’ll work with industry leaders and understand which strategies best meet specific needs of a client. You’ll create original creative work with the goal of inspiring a new batch of students to take advantage of the Spartan East Side Promise.

This Real-World Marketing Program Empowers Multimedia Students To:

Gain knowledge from industry experts

Work alongside an established marketing agency and learn from industry experts.

Learn what it takes to create a campaign

Create videos from scratch and post to social media in a competition, simulating real life marketing and social media strategy.

Experience and create a real world impact

Your work will show students new paths forward and may help them get into college.

The 2024 Pitch Award Ceremony

More details coming soon. May the best video win.

You’ve gotten the most clicks. You’ve made the most talked about video. You’ve even generated enough fame to cause a double take. But you earned more than bragging rights, an amazing resume and real world experience. Winners also get some cold, hard cash.

We’re looking for videos that shine a creative light on the Spartan East Side Promise and CTE Pathways. We expect campaigns that make students and families and local news stations sit up and take notice.

The annual Pitch Award Ceremony recognizes the video and marketing campaigns that stand out for being extra creative, extra viral, or just plain extra.

The community will bask in your glory, but those $$$$ cash awards are only for you. Your creative brain earned it.

“When we partner with local leaders, it gives students in all pathways the chance to experience their preferred field and take charge of their own future. This model of learning is groundbreaking. Students solve challenges in their preferred field while still in school.”

Mr. Cavada

Multimedia Arts Program Director

You’ll collaborate with creative and ambitious student filmmakers.
See what your classmates have been up to:

Final Year Student Film Honors For 2023

The American High School Film Festival 2023

The Displacement - Selected and Screened in New York City

1:11 High School Film Festival 2023

THE NERD - Selected and Screen in North Carolina

Awareness Festival 2023

Helping A Friend - Honorable Mention

Awareness Festival 2023

The Displacement of the People of Michoacan - Honorable Mention

¡Tú Cuentas! Cine Youth Fest 2023

The Displacement - Quarter-Finalist

REAL TO REEL | Global Youth Film Festival 2023

Light In The Dark - Finalist

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Dive into our content to find inspiration and kickstart the creation of your own narrative. Explore the projects your classmates brought to life last school year.

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