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22-Apr-2014 11:41pm PDT  

 

The AGENT Challenge: NexTV's Director & Actor Talent Search

4 Annual: August 01, 2014 to August 01, 2014

  DIRECTOR (Non-Fiction)

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

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

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
 
February 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 3 minutes 30.00 25.00
3-10 minutes 35.00 30.00
Over 10 minutes 45.00 40.00


March 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 3 minutes 40.00 35.00
3-10 minutes 45.00 40.00
Over 10 minutes 55.00 50.00


April 25, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 3 minutes 45.00 40.00
3-10 minutes 50.00 45.00
Over 10 minutes 60.00 55.00


May 25, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Under 3 minutes 55.00 40.00
3-10 minutes 60.00 45.00
Over 10 minutes 70.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jun-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


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
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM
Film Gauge
  8mm
  16mm
  35mm
  IMAX

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Grand Prize
*GRAND PRIZE* (All categories eligible) – Awarded to the actor or director who best demonstrates his/her potential for becoming THE NEXT LEADING FORCE IN THE INDUSTRY. *** 1. EXPOSURE-- THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be announced in a press release that will be delivered to the personal email boxes of over 30,000 industry professionals, including 100 of the top agents, casting directors and executives in Hollywood. This includes: • The top agencies/agents (CAA, ICM, GERSH, etc.) • ALL the 'major' Studios & Networks (DISNEY to PARAMOUNT, NBC to FOX, etc.) • The 'mini-major' studios (LIONSGATE, etc.), • Top Production Companies (JJ Abrams' BAD ROBOT, Bruckheimer, etc.), • Casting offices (April Webster, Burrows/Boland, Middleton Casting, etc.) • Television Creators, Writers, Directors, and many more... ** 2. TRIP TO HOLLYWOOD-- WE WILL BRING YOU to Hollywood, CA, the heart of the film and tv industry where you will be COACHED for and brought to HIGH-LEVEL INDUSTRY MEETINGS around town. ** 3. INDUSTRY MENTORSHIP-- We will arrange for you to speak with top players in today’s entertainment industry. List of mentors will be posted shortly. **4. THE WINNER'S SHOWCASE-- All of the category winners will show off their work to an audience filled with Hollywood Agents, Casting Directors, Producers, Execs and other relevant industry players.
This prize is shared with other categories.


DIRECTOR - Unscripted
*CATEGORY WINNERS* Awarded to the director of an Unscripted piece. *** 1. EXPOSURE Category winners will be announced in a press release that will be delivered to the personal email boxes of over 30,000 industry professionals, including 100 of the top agents, casting directors and executives in Hollywood. This includes: • The top agencies/agents (CAA, ICM, GERSH, etc.) • ALL the 'major' Studios & Networks (DISNEY to PARAMOUNT, NBC to FOX, etc.) • The 'mini-major' studios (LIONSGATE, etc.), • Top Production Companies (JJ Abrams' BAD ROBOT, Bruckheimer TV, etc.), • Casting offices (April Webster, Burrows/Boland, Middleton Casting, etc.) • Television Creators, Writers, Directors, and many more.... ** 2. THE WINNER'S SHOWCASE All of the category winners will show off their work to an audience filled with Hollywood Agents, Casting Directors, Producers, Execs and other relevant industry players.


CATEGORY RULES
This category is open to any Director, worldwide (students, professionals and everything in between). Those under 18 must get signed permission to participate by a parent or legal guardian (see below).

Entering the competition constitutes permission to use the entrant’s names and likenesses for publicity and promotions with no additional compensation. We reserve the right to publicize and promote any and all progress, development and success that the submitter has in the years to come. Additionally, entering the competition constitutes permission for NexTv to post your submission online in association with the competition.
• Submissions may have a running time of as little as 30 seconds and as long as 120 minutes.
• ALL AGES ARE WELCOME (provided permission is granted by a parent or legal guardian for minors – see below).
• Multiple entries from the same ACTOR or DIRECTOR are accepted but each must have its own Entry Form & Fee.
• Do not include any additional materials with your submissions such as scripts, production photos, publicity, press kits, or any other written materials. They will not be returned

Entry must be accompanied by the following:

1. Completed ENTRY FORM
2. The appropriate entry fee (if paying by check; payable to: “NexTv Entertainment”)
3. Completed project
4. For Minors, the signed “PARENTAL CONSENT FORM” below.

If you become a Finalist, you will be contacted to provide a close-up photo which may be displayed on our sites and on all press materials and releases.

IF PAYING BY CHECK:
Make check, money order or cashier’s check in US funds payable to: ‘NexTv Entertainment’ (please include full company name)
NexTv Entertainment reserves the right to impose a fee of $25 for returned checks.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS OR CHECKS.
Foreign Checks must be drawn from a US Bank in US funds.

Mail to:
NexTv Entertainment,
P.O. Box 5072,
Culver City, CA 90231

Signed PARENTAL CONSENT FORMS may be:
• Mailed to:
NexTv Entertainment
P.O. Box 748
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
or
• Emailed (Scanned) to info@nextventertainment.com
• Minors’ work will only be considered if and when a Signed Parental Consent Form has been received.

*PARENTAL CONSENT FORM*

I, __________________, represent and warrant that I am the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of _________________________, the minor who is submitting his/her work to the NexTv Agent Challenge: Acting & Directing Talent Search. I acknowledge that I have read the Rules and Regulations and any terms and conditions associated with this competition, and am familiar with all of the information contained therein. I am satisfied that this is fair and equitable, and I hereby give my express consent for my child/ward to participate and will not revoke my consent at any time. I hereby fully and unconditionally guarantee the performance of my child’s/ward’s obligations as set forth in the RULES AND REGULATIONS above.

_________________________ ______________________

Parent/Legal Guardian Date

_________________________________

Print Name (Parent/Legal Guardian)