WINNER OF TV WRITING CONTEST

The Truth and Other Blindspots

WATCH TOP 6 PROJECTS ON DEMAND

1. The Truth and Other Blindspots (WINNER)

2. The Splitting


3. Marketing Girls

4. The Odds


5. Your Man Tony

6. Tomorrow Never Comes

SPEAKING SESSION

Watch contestants of TV Writing Contest 2019 talk about their experience

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2020 JURY MEMBERS

MORE INFORMATION

Here you can find details of the submission process

After purchasing Contestant Package you receive an email with a unique Contestant Package number and link for submission

STEP 1

Choose a template for submission from TV Writing Contest web page based on the type of your project – scripted series or unscripted format

STEP 2

Download a template for submission depending on a type of your project – scripted series or unscripted format

STEP 3

Fill in all the required information in the template

STEP 4

Save the filled template in PDF format and reading the Terms and Conditions

STEP 5

Upload your PDF file on the link you received

STEP 6

About our selection process and prizes

After a really successful first edition of NEM Zagreb 2019 TV Writing contest, we are proud to announce that the second edition is open for new exciting projects, only this time the contest will take place online.

Projects are submitted in one category and the allowed formats are:

  • scripted series (drama, thriller, crime, fantasy, SF, comedy)
  • unscripted format (game show, factual reality, reality, docuseries)

Whether you are an experienced writer looking to bring your script to life or a potential new star of screenwriting, this is a perfect opportunity for presenting your work. If your goal is to share your vision and storytelling and influence the current TV and VOD market, this is a chance for you to showcase your project. The goal of this contest is to connect creators of TV content with opportunities in the industry and provide them with the access to big TV industry names that are searching for fresh ideas.

The deadline for applying is November 20th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

TV Writing contest agenda:

1. Contestant Package entitles you to enter a TV Writing Contest. After the payment, you will receive a link for submitting your project (one project per Package).

2. In case of submitting scripted series, project has to be submitted online and sent through our website as a PDF file in English containing:

  • Logline
  • Outline of the idea and main characters
  • Outline of the plot of pilot episode
  • Outline of the first season

In case of submitting unscripted format, it has to be submitted online and sent through our web as a PDF file in English containing:

  • Logline
  • Outline of the idea
  • Premise and concept
  • Outline of the conditions, requirements, setting of the show
  • Outline of the introductory episode

3. The jury will base their selection on ratings in three criteria: Idea, Writing and Monetization

4. Pre-selection of submissions will be done by NEM team to ensure all the submissions meet the technical requirements

5. Twenty (20) best rated contestants will be granted the opportunity of arranged meeting with the jury members according to the interest and availability. Top 20 will also be given a badge for NEM Dubrovnik 2021 where they will have a chance to conduct meetings with potential partners, buyers and/or investors from the industry.

7. Top six (6) applicants, in addition to the above mentioned, will have the opportunity to pitch their projects on the NEM Network platform.

8. Jury’s ratings of the pitching will be added to the ratings of the submissions, which will determine the winner

9. The winner will win a money prize of 3.000 € in addition to all of the above and will skip the preselection process and be taken into consideration for the CineLink Drama workshop and market pitching in Sarajevo at CineLink Industry Days.

10. All submitted materials will be available in the projects archive after the pitch for the entire TV Writing Contest jury to look into and potentially reach out to the authors directly

SUBMISSION PROCESS

All the rules and drafts can be found here

Scripted series


Each author has to fill all the requirements from the draft for a submission to be valid.

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Unscripted format


Each author has to fill all the requirements from the draft for a submission to be valid.

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Terms & Rules


Each author has to read and accept all rules, terms and conditions before purchasing "Contestant Package".

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