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Submit an original TV pilot to the industry's first recognized independent television festival; win a guaranteed development deal from MTV, IFC, or FX.
The 2011 NYTVF Independent Pilot Competition:
The NYTVF accepts original television pilots from 4 to 22 minutes in length in all categories and genres, both scripted and unscripted, live-action and animated, traditional or digital formats.
Cash prizes and guaranteed development deals will be awarded to 2011 NYTVF Official Selections:
IFC "Out of the Box" Comedy Award - Winner receives a $25,000 development deal from IFC.
MTV "Voice and Vision" Animation Awards - The awards will be presented to an outstanding comedic writer ("Voice") and animator ("Vision"). Each winner will receive a $5000 development deal from MTV.
FX & Apostle “There Is No Box" Comedy Award - Winner receives a $25,000 development deal from FX.
February 15, 2011…………….Submission Period Begins
11:59 PM May 11, 2011…………….Early Submission Deadline
11:59 PM, Wednesday, June 15, 2011…………….Final Submission Deadline
11:59 PM, Thursday, June 30, 2011…………….Procrastinator Deadline
To enter and for additional information, visit: http://nytvf.com/2011_ipc.htm
About the New York Television Festival:
The New York Television Festival was founded in 2005 as the industry’s first creative festival for television artists. The NYTVF works in partnership with networks, studios, brands and agencies to more effectively and efficiently deliver the best projects and showcase the most promising artists.
Held in New York City each fall, the NYTVF hosts events ranging from red-carpet premieres (NYTVF Primetime), focused discussions on digital development and distribution (NYTVF Digital Day), fan panels (NYTVF Development Day) and screenings of the best in independent content (Independent Pilot Screenings). For additional information, visit www.NYTVF.com