13th Annual

New York Television Festival

October 23, 2017 to October 28, 2017

 
Category

Independent Pilot Competition: Unscripted Pilot or Sizzle Reel

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
March 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
March 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Final (RECEIVED BY) Deadline
June 28, 2017
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 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 1, 2017

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
Project must not have distribution

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
OTHER

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Category and Individual Achievement Awards
Best Unscripted Pilot, Best Short-Form Web Series, Best Director
Sponsor:New York Television Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.

Festival Development Deals
For full details on all 2017 Development Deal Awards visit http://www.nytvf.com/deals.html (may be a list of 2016 Development Partners)
Sponsor:NYTVF's 2017 Development Partners

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.

The following items are required if/when your project is accepted as an Official Selection:

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

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