11th Annual

New York Television Festival

October 19, 2015 to October 24, 2015

 
Category

Independent Pilot Competition: Scripted/ Narrative Pilot

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
May 11, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Final (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
June 29, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 100.00 95.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 4 minutes to 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Information not provided.

5 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Festival Development Deal
For full details on all NYTVF's 2015 Development Deal Awards visit: http://www.nytvf.com/deals.html
Sponsor:NYTVF's 2015 Development Partners
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category and Individual Achievement Awards
Best Comedy, Best Web Series, Best Drama, Best Animation, Best Writer, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress
Sponsor:New York Television Festival

Audience Choice Award
NYTVF's general audience will vote on their favorite pilot.
Sponsor:New York Televison Festival

Category Rules

*Important note for Filmmakers submitting WAB Online Screeners:
In the event you are chosen an Official Selection, you will be immediately required to provide hardcopies of your Official Screener Materials, including your Produced Pilot, Trailer, and Digital Stills. Please see Official Entry Requirements Checklist below.

Official Entry Requirements Checklist
The following items are required for entry:

1) 5 Copies Produced Pilot (Playable DVDs)
a. Pilot Program submitted on Five (5) playable DVDs
b. Include label of Creator, Producer, and/or Director with contact information ON EACH DVD
c. International submissions must be submitted on DVD formatted for multi-zone or Zone 1 (North America)

2) 1 Copy Produced Pilot and 1-Minute Trailer (Compressed Files)
a. Pilot Program submitted as compressed/QuickTime file
b. 1-Minute Trailer submitted as compressed/QuickTime file
c. Submitted as separate files on one Data DVD, or multiple Data DVDs, or Flash Drive
d. MP4, H.264 or MOV formats are preferred. Recommended output minimum 640w x 348h pixels, or around 200MB

3) Digital Stills
Two digital color screen capture images or digital stills from the pilot program

*RECEIVED-BY DEADLINE: Entry materials must be received in-hand by the deadline date, this is NOT a post mark deadline. Please allow time for shipping so materials will be received by deadline date.