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24-May-2015 6:22pm PDT  


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

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



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
October 26, 2012
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

November 30, 2012
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

December 21, 2012
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

January 25, 2013
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

Approximately 15-Mar-2013

A runtime of any length is permitted

No requirement for completed by date

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Projects may have distribution

  Secure Online Screener
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Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)
Film Gauge

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

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Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:

Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.

Grand Prize
EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS COMPETITION IS GEARED TOWARDS PENETRATING THE REAL WORLD OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY. Along with a FLIGHT TO HOLLYWOOD* and MEETINGS with high-level industry players, you will participate in the NexTv Mentorship Program, where Top Execs have 1-on-1 conversations with you. Additional sponsorship deals are being closed. SIGN UP at for updates.... EXPOSURE is the best prize: In addition to the list of judges that will review and familiarize themselves with Finalists' work, the GRAND PRIZE WINNER and BEST-IN-CATEGORY WINNERS will be announced on our site, in an EMAIL (with a link to their work) to over 25,000 industry professionals and in a personal note that will appear in the in-boxes of over 100 TOP HOLLYWOOD EXECUTIVES, including: - Execs from every major STUDIO and NETWORK in Hollywood - Execs from major Production Companies like Neal Moritz' Original Films and JJ Abram's Bad Robot – Top AGENCIES (CAA, ICM, Gersh, etc...) - As well as Producers, Directors, Writers, Casting Directors and Actors. *Domestic Flights only
This prize is shared with other categories.

1. EXPOSURE – Category winners will be announced in a press release that will be delivered to the personal email boxes of over 25,000 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 You will be asked to show off your work at our annual, industry-heavy showcase, featuring live performances by our winning actors, screenings of our winning directors’ work and more. 3. ADDITIONAL PRIZES will be announced as sponsorship deals are finalized.

Category Rules
This category is open to any actor 18 or older, worldwide (students, professionals and everything in between).

Entering the competition constitutes permission to use the submitters' 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.

MULTIPLE ENTRIES from the same ACTOR 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:

- Completed ENTRY FORM
- The appropriate entry fee (if paying by check; payable to: "NexTv Entertainment")
- Completed project

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.

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 748, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254