Realscreen Summit pitch competition deadline approaching; more judges announced

If you have a project to pitch at the Realscreen Summit, why not enter our official pitching competition, So You Think You Can Pitch. The deadline for submissions is this Friday, December 9, so act fast.
December 5, 2011

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, sponsored by CABLEready, provides an invaluable experience for participants as well as great entertainment and learning value for producers and broadcasters in attendance.

Judges confirmed for the competition include Simon Andreae, SVP development and production, West Coast, for Discovery Channel; Bridget Whalen Hunnicutt, SVP of global development and production for National Geographic Channel;  Gary Lico, president and CEO of CABLEready; and Brandon Riegg,vice president, alternative programming & development, NBC and Universal Television.

Prizes include a pass to the 2013 Realscreen Summit, a one-year subscription to CableU and a GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera.

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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty