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‘So You Think You Can Pitch’ deadline approaching

Producers and content creators interested in taking part in the Realscreen Summit's pitch competition have until December 3 to send in their submissions.
November 25, 2010

The deadline for submissions to Realscreen Summit’s pitch competition, ‘So You Think You Can Pitch?’, is approaching. Producers and content creators interested in taking part have until December 3 to send in their pitches through this submission form.

Based on a popular game show format, the upcoming session, sponsored by CABLEready, will once again offer five brave producers the chance to pitch their project live to a panel of industry judges. They include: Cori Abraham, SVP development for Oxygen Media; Sharon Levy, EVP of original series for Spike TV; Gary Lico, CEO and president of CABLEready and Robert Sharenow, SVP, non-fiction & alternative programming, A&E Network.

The session takes place Wednesday, Feb. 2nd and promises an invaluable experience for participants as well as great entertainment and learning value for producers and broadcasters in attendance. Prizes include a pass to the 2012 Realscreen Summit, a one-year subscription to CableU, and a Flip Mino HD Camera.

The winning pitch from last year’s edition of the competition was Let the Fire Burn from filmmaker Jason Osder, assistant professor of media and public affairs at The George Washington University. To read more about the pitching competitions at last year’s Summit, click here.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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