Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Pitch your film

The Current Pitch

Current TV and BRITDOC have come together to offer you an unprecedented
chance to be part of this year's festival: The Current Pitch!

Pitch us your idea* for a short documentary by July 4th. If your pitch is
selected, you will be one of five filmmakers to recieve a one-day pass to
BRITDOC '08. You'll also have the chance to meet with Current executives
on the ground and pitch your idea for potential commission & TV
distribution.

Just go to www.current.com/britdoc. Download the pitch form in the top
right. Fill it in and send it back to us. It's that simple.

THE MISSION:
Write a pitch for a short film addressing what is relevant to you, your
friends, your community, and the world. Subjects can include new trends,
counter-culture, social changes, cultural traditions, local or world-wide
controversies, and global technologies.

THE PAYOFF:
Be one of five filmmakers to receive a one-day pass to BRITDOC 2008 (July
23-25, Oxford, United Kingdom), and the chance to pitch your ideas to
Current TV executives in person at the festival. Your piece could be
commissioned for television distribution.

GUIDELINES:
- The story must be non-fiction
- It can be made into a 3-10 minute long piece
- Be sure to include a link to your reel or work sample in the form

THE DEADLINE:
Submissions must be in by Friday, July 4th at 7:00 PM (GMT)

*The Current Pitch is only open to filmmakers based in the UK and Ireland

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