A&E and the New York TV Fest seeking treatments for original unscripted TV shows

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A&E and the New York TV Festival are seeking treatments for original unscripted TV shows. Five finalist projects will receive development funding from the network with one winner earning $10,000 and the opportunity to participate in pilot production. FREE to enter. More info below and at www.nytvf.com/2012_ae_pipeline.html


The A&E Unscripted Development Pipeline 

A&E Network and the New York Television Festival are back with the second installment of an innovative program seeking original unscripted television treatments from independent producers and doc production companies. 


To submit:

The A&E network is seeking submissions that focus on big characters in exciting and fresh worlds that are highly entertaining and of the moment. Producers must include:

* A short treatment (1-2 pages) describing their original unscripted format

* A brief video (2-4 minutes) introducing the subject(s).



* 25 semi-finalists will be presented to A&E development executives. All semi-finalists are invited to participate in the 2012 New York Television Festival, Oct 22-27, as Official Artists (details below).

* Five finalists, selected by A&E, will receive notes on their projects and $2,500 to shoot additional tape.

* One winner, selected by A&E, will be awarded $10,000 and the opportunity to participate in pilot production.


Deadline: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 (noon)

Free to enter.

Visit: www.nytvf.com/2012_ae_pipeline.html


Additional opportunities for Semi-Finalists:

Official Semi-Finalists will be invited to participate as Official Artists at the 2012 New York Television Festival in NYC in October, with exclusive access to:

*Participate in NYTVF Pitch, offering guaranteed development deals from:

 Bio Channel, Hasbro Studios, Logo, SevenOne International, Sundance Channel, Channel 4

*Network, meet and collaborate with over forty U.S.-based television networks, studios, agencies, fellow TV creators and MORE.

Full details about the NYTVF Artist Experience here: www.nytvf.com/artists.html

Want to participate in these exclusive Artist-Only programs? Only NYTVF Official Artists are invited to take part, so submit to one of NYTVF's current initiatives now!


NYTVF is also accepting entries to:

The 2012 Independent Pilot Competition

* Win guaranteed deals from the following US network partners IFC, MTV, and VH1.  

More info here: www.nytvf.com/2012_ipc.html

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The NYTVF was launched in 2005 as the industry’s first creative festival for television artists. A pioneer of the “independent television” movement, the Festival strives to construct a new and innovative path for program development. Where a film festival showcases completed works of art, competing for distribution and ready for…

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