Selection: Based on the criteria of persuasiveness of the pitch, originality of the vision, and viability of the project, the panel will select one finalist as the winner of a $5,000 grant to be used toward the finalist’s completion of the documentary pitched at the workshop. The decision of the panel will be final and binding.
Entry Deadline: September 25, 2009.
This workshop takes place on October 17, 2009.
Please print out, sign, and mail a complete and fully-executed copy of the Entry Form & Submission Agreement, along with your Submission Materials, to:
c/o The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street
New York, NY 10019
All submissions must be postmarked no later than September 25, 2009. Entrants are strongly encouraged to submit prior to the deadline. Selection to the workshop is made on a rolling basis.
PANEL Rick Allen, CEO, SnagFilms
Diana Holtzberg, Vice President - USA Operations Acquisitions, Project Development, Sales, Films Transit International
Charlie Maday, Senior Vice President, Programming, History
Molly Thompson, Programming Director, A&E IndieFilms
An executive from P.O.V.
2008: Circo directed by Aaron Schock
2007: The House that Herman Built directed by Angad Bhalla
2006: Whatever it Takes directed by Christopher Wong
2005: Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary) directed by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly