Call for submissions opens for Realscreen Summit pitch competition

The "So You Think You Can Pitch" session at the upcoming Realscreen Summit takes place on January 31, 2012 and offers producers the chance to pitch their projects to a panel of industry judges.
October 7, 2011

So you think you can pitch? Well, here’s your chance to prove it.

The Realscreen Summit’s popular pitch competition, “So You Think You Can Pitch,” returns on January 31, 2012, offering brave producers the opportunity to pitch their projects to a panel of discerning industry judges.

The session, always standing room only at the Summit, provides an invaluable experience for participants as well as great entertainment and learning value for producers and broadcasters in attendance.

Thus far, judges confirmed for the competition include Bridget Whalen Hunnicutt, SVP of global development and production for National Geographic Channel, and Gary Lico, president and CEO of CABLEready. More judges are to be announced in the days ahead.

Prizing will include a pass to the 2013 Realscreen Summit.

Full submission details as well as the required electronic entry form can be found here. The deadline for submissions is December 9, 2011. Good luck!

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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.