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MIPDOC Co-production Challenge opens call for entries

The annual MIPDOC Co-Production Challenge has opened its call for entries. The Challenge will be part of this year's MIPTV conference, held in Cannes from April 2-3.
December 22, 2010

The annual MIPDOC Co-Production Challenge, co-presented by Reed MIDEM and realscreen, has opened its call for entries. The Challenge will be part of this year’s MIPTV conference, held in Cannes from April 2-3. As with past years, producers of selected projects will have the opportunity to pitch their programs before a panel of top international commissioning editors. Last year’s panel of judges included CBC’s executive director, factual entertainment, Julie Bristow; RAI commissioning editor Lorenzo Hendel; A&E Television Networks’ VP international programming Michael Katz; ITVS’ VP of programming Claire Aguilar and jury chair and BBC Storyville commissioning editor, Nick Fraser.
The winner of the Challenge will receive: editorial coverage during MIPDoc 2011 and in realscreen’s post-MIP issue; a one-on-one meeting with a jury member during the event; free entry to MIPDoc 2012; free submission of their winning program to the MIPDoc 2012 digital library; a two-day pass to the 2012 Realscreen Summit, in Washington D.C.; and a one-year subscription to realscreen. The deadline for submissions is February 25, 2011. For more information and the submission entry form, click here.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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