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Realscreen Summit pitch contest opens call for entries

The upcoming edition of the annual pitch competition at the Summit will be hosted by Property Brothers stars Drew and Jonathan Scott (pictured), and potential pitchers have until December 11 to submit entries.
November 3, 2015

The Realscreen Summit’s ever-popular annual pitching competition, the Summit Showdown, returns in 2016, and potential pitchers can now submit their entries.

Those wishing to enter projects for consideration have until December 11, 2015 to submit work. Clips for pitches can be uploaded via the competition’s electronic entry form, which can be found here.

The 2016 edition of the Summit Showdown will be hosted by Drew and Jonathan Scott, co-founders and executive producers at Scott Brothers Entertainment and hosts of the international hit Property Brothers (airing in the U.S. on HGTV) as well as the series Brother vs. Brothers and Buying and Selling.

In the live pitching competition – always a standing room-only session at the Summit – pitching hopefuls who have made it through a rigorous adjudication round compete to impress a host of distinguished network executive judges. Participants will be judged on the creativity and marketability of their concept, in addition to the quality and execution of their pitch.

The Grand Prize package includes custom music for the winning show by Vanacore Music, a pass to the 2017 Realscreen Summit and a GoPro HERO4 Session Waterproof HD Sports & Helmet Camera.

Vanacore Music will offer the winner full access to the Vanacore music library, music supervision and 10 custom tracks produced by their award-winning composers and tailored specifically for the winning entrant’s next sizzle or pilot.

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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