NexTv Writing & Pitch Competition

5 Annual

 
Category

Television Pilot

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

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Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 3, 2014
Regular Discounted
Under 10 pgs 30.00 25.00
10-80 pgs 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
October 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Under 10 pgs 35.00 30.00
10-80 pgs 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
December 5, 2014
Regular Discounted
Under 10 pgs 40.00 35.00
10-80 pgs 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 9, 2015
Regular Discounted
Under 10 pgs 45.00 40.00
10-80 pgs 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 28, 2015


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Prize
1. JUST FOR ENTERING: ALL SUBMITTERS WIN CAREER-CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES! All submitters receive 2 VIP Tickets to NexTV’s INDUSTRY IMPACT INTENSIVE: live Networking and Career Break-through Event in Los Angeles (value: $798). All submitters also get HOW TO SELL YOUR OWN MATERIAL (Training Call w Live Q&A). 2. QUARTER-FINALISTS: QUARTER-FINALISTS will also be part of 3 ACCESS-THE-INSIDERS professional Q&A telecalls with Industry Elite (CAA, HBO and more). 3. SEMI-FINALISTS: SEMI-FINALISTS will also receive a 4-part Training Series (with live Q&A): 1) ‘DEVELOPING FOR TODAY’S MARKET’, 2) ‘PITCH PERFECT’, 3) ‘FILM & TV FINANCE’, 4) ‘TURNING COMPETITION SUCCESS INTO CAREER SUCCESS’ … 4. FINALISTS: FINALISTS also receive a 1 year subscription to ‘Access-the-Insiders’ professional Q&A series (monthly Q&As with industry elite), plus a 1-on-1 CAREER CONSULTATION w/ Randy Becker). 5. GRAND PRIZE: Read to the end...there's alot here! 2 VIP Tickets to NexTV’s INDUSTRY IMPACT INTENSIVE: live Networking and Career Break-through Event in Los Angeles (value: $798). HOW TO SELL YOUR OWN MATERIAL (Training Call w Live Q&A). A 1 year subscription to ‘Access-the-Insiders’ professional Q&A series (monthly Q&As with industry elite - CAA, HBO and more). 4-part Training Series (with live Q&A): 1) ‘DEVELOPING FOR TODAY’S MARKET’, 2) ‘PITCH PERFECT’, 3) ‘FILM & TV FINANCE’, 4) ‘TURNING COMPETITION SUCCESS INTO CAREER SUCCESS’. 1-on-1 CAREER CONSULTATION w/ Randy Becker). IDEA TO MARKET Winner's Package: 5 week ‘Create-your-own-Sizzle-Reel’ Intensive with Matt Draper (value: $2,000), 1-on-1 with Film Financier, 1-on-1 with top Lit Agent (Joel Millner), Multi-Media Presentation/Reading of your Script/Project, 1 yr. ‘IDEA TO MARKET MASTERMIND INTENSIVE (value: $12,000), WINNERS PANEL to review your work…includes agents from ICM, Gersh, Producers from HBO, Fox, etc….NOTE: Last year's winner has been offered a deal THAT WE FOUND to purchase his winning screenplay (for production at $8-$10million). 2012 WINNER, BRIAN DURKIN, has been SIGNED by a top-tier AGENT (off of our panel), and we've brought him in to HBO, SHOWTIME, FOX, AMC’S BREAKING BAD, SCOTT FREE, YARI FILM GROUP and more. 2010 winner, Rob Hill has, seen the pilot based on his winning Pitch financed (by one of our sponsors), wrapped principal photography and is currently working with KCET to prep it for the air. YOU COULD BE NEXT!
Sponsor:NEXTV
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 25,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Television Pilots cannot exceed 80 pages in length. Pilots that are 80+ pages must submit in the Feature Film category.

Note: for writers who would like professional guidance as they prep their work for today’s competitive marketplace, we offer several forms of SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT & SALES CONSULTATION with professionals who have developed scripts that have gone on to sell to HBO, FX, PARAMOUNT, COUMBIA, FOX SEARCHLIGHT, CBS as well as winner of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES, NICHOLL FELLOWSHIP.

For more info contact: info@nextventertainment.com