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“So You Think You Can Pitch” Extended Submission Deadline

The Realscreen Summit has extended the submission deadline for its popular pitch competition, “So You Think You Can Pitch.” The session takes place on January 31, 2012, offering brave producers the ...
December 12, 2011

The Realscreen Summit has extended the submission deadline for its popular pitch competition, “So You Think You Can Pitch.”

The session takes place on January 31, 2012, offering brave producers the opportunity to pitch their projects to a panel of discerning industry judges. Now, producers and filmmakers have until Friday, January 6, 2012, to submit their projects. Prizes include a pass to the 2013 Realscreen Summit, a one-year subscription to CableU and a GoPro HD Helmet HERO Camera.

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.

To submit your project go to http://summit.realscreen.com/2012/pitchit/index.cgi!

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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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