Entries invited for Super pitch 2001 to be held in Singapore 7 December

Asia's first "pitch session" - Super Pitch 2001 - takes place in Singapore on 7 December during this year's Asia Television Forum.


The session, which invites programmers in Asia to pitch new ideas to a panel of commissioning editors and broadcasters, is being organised by Television Asia and Canada's BANFF Television Festival 2002.


The winning pitch will receive a cash prize towards the programme's production. The competition is open to all documentary, children's and entertainment programming.

The presenters of all short-listed pitches will also be offered two complimentary passes, worth more than $4,000, to the Asia Television Forum.

All entries must be received by October 31. The Super Pitch pre-selection process takes place between October 31 and November 6. An independent panel of judges will select five finalists. Short-listed finalists will go on to make their pitches to a panel of commissioning editors and buyers during the second day of the Asia Television Forum. Each of the finalists will be given five minutes to make the pitch. This will be followed by a five-minutes discussion session.


Super Pitch 2001 is open to: Television broadcasters (cable, terrestrial and satellite) and TV production companies whose primary base is in one of the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, People's Republic of China, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Submission Only applications using the official Television Asia/BANFF 2002 entry form will be considered.Click here to download entry form

Pitching :

All short-listed finalists must be prepared to pitch their projects in person at the Asia Television Forum in Singapore on the morning of Thursday, December 7, 2001. Projects must be pitched in English.

Important Dates:

Deadline for receipt of submission form by Television Asia is October 31, 2001. The list of finalists will be posted on Television Asia's website on November 6, 2001.

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