DD Arunprabha invites proposals in seven categories

NEW DELHI: Programme proposals in seven different categories have been invited by Doordarshan for its new DD Arunprabha channel being launched for North East states.

The proposals from reputed producers/production houses are under Fixed Budget Mode of Commissioned Programmes Category and the episodic price ranges between Rs 800,000 to Rs One Million.

DD-Arunprabha will be a 24x7 satellite channel originating from DDK, Itanagar. Programmes on DD-Arunprabha would show richness, variety and diversity of local culture. The channel would seamlessly integrate NER with the entire country. The channel’s USP will be to attract young people of NER with contemporary entertainment shows embedded with informative content.

 The invitation is part of efforts of Prasar Bharati’s special efforts in North East Region (NER) to promote and nurture talent, provide a platform to deserving

producers/artistes from NER as well as from outside to encourage production of better programmes for DD viewers.

Proposals have to be received by 17 January 2017 and no proposals sent after that date would be accepted. Preference will be given to Programmes based on themes and subjects relevant to NER.

Programme proposals for DD-Arunprabha are invited for the following:

No.  Genre             Duration in Minutes) Episodic Price

1.    Daily Soap/Serials   30                         Rs 5,00,000

2.    Thrillers                      30                         Rs 5,00,000

3.    Mythological Serials 30                         Rs 5,00,000 +40% additional

                                                                   towards sets and higher

                                                                   production value

4.    Telefilms                    30                       Rs 5,00,000 (and higher duration                                                                                    

                                                                   on a pro-rata basis)

5. Quiz Shows/Magazine

Formats with celebrity

Anchorperson                  30                       Rs 5,00,000 + Actual cost of

                                                                  hiring of Anchors

6. Travelogue:

(a) Documentary format  30                       Rs 5,00,000

(b) With Celebrity            30                       Rs One Million

7. Reality Shows              60                       Rs One Million

The rates are exclusive of service tax.

All programmes have to be submitted in HD format only. Submissions in any other format will be summarily rejected. (iv) Proposals should be submitted only in Hindi/English.

Proposals have to be in the application format specified on with a non-refundable processing fee of Rs 25000 for each proposal in the form of a Crossed Bank Draft in favour of ‘PBBCI, Director General, Doordarshan, New Delhi’ (payable at New Delhi).

A fresh show reel of the programmes for 3 to 5 minutes duration on

DVD/CD/pen drive on given genre or theme will also be submitted along with the proposal, except in the case of Reality Shows. But episodic break-up and details of set backdrop/Anchor/Judges profiles and criteria of selection are required with the proposal.

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