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The Paley Center for Media has announced a call for entries for its celebrated Art of the Documentary Pitch Workshop, which will be held at the Paley Center in New York on Saturday, November 15, 2014. In this workshop/competition- now in its eleventh year - a panel of documentary executives and producers discuss the process of developing a documentary and will hear and evaluate pitches from five pre-selected up-and-coming filmmakers who are hoping to sell either a nonfiction concept or a documentary work-in-progress. The winner of the pitch competition in November will receive a $5,000 grant to be used towards the completion of their project.
This call for entries is to be selected as one of the five filmmakers who will participate in the workshop in November.
Complete submission guidelines and entry forms can be found Here or filmmakers can submit electronically through Withoutabox - the free online resource that helps filmmakers connect with film festivals- Here
The deadline for entries:
Late Deadline: September 17, 2014 ($35 regular submission fee / $30 for Withoutabox members submitting through Withoutabox)
Special Extended Deadline: October 1, 2014 ($45 / $35 for Withoutabox members)
Withoutabox Extended Deadline: October 8, 2014 ($55 / $40 for Withoutabox members)
Past winners include: "The Age of Love" by Steven Loring, "Eleven" directed by Laura Paglin and Kahlil Pedizisai, "The View from Bellas Luces" directed by Christa Boarini; "Charge" by Mike Plunkett; "From Texas to Tehran" by Till Schauder; "Circo" by Aaron Schock; "The House that Herman Built" by Angad Bhalla; "Whatever it Takes" by Christopher Wong; and "Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary)" by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly
The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society.
The general public can access the collection and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org. »
- Sydney Levine
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