Formats

ATF Formats Pitch reveals five finalists, judges

The Asia Television Forum and global distributor All3Media International have unveiled the five shortlisted formats selected to present live on-stage during the 2018 ATF Formats Pitch. The ATF Formats Pitch showcases ...
November 23, 2018

The Asia Television Forum and global distributor All3Media International have unveiled the five shortlisted formats selected to present live on-stage during the 2018 ATF Formats Pitch.

The ATF Formats Pitch showcases ideas for Asian formats ready for export and development. The event will take place on Dec. 6 during the Asia Television Forum – running Dec. 4-7 – in Singapore.

This year’s winner will receive a cash prize and valuable follow-up consultancy.

The five original non-scripted formats that have been selected to pitch include Post Box of Miracles from Hunan TV (China); Darefrom Wildsnapper TV (Malaysia); Serenadefrom phoSumpro! (Malaysia); $10 to Chef from Cenmedia (Republic of Korea); and Battle of the Dead from Doghouse 73 Pictures (Malaysia).

Creators of the five shortlisted formats will be invited to pitch their ideas on-stage to a panel of industry experts. The panel features Jennifer Batty, chief content officer at VOD service HOOQ; Jocelyn Little, MD and founding partner of Beach House Pictures; Lynn Ng, director of content strategy and acquisitions at Discovery Networks Asia Pacific; Varavuth Jentanakul, CEO and chair of Zense Entertainment; and Sabrina Duguet (pictured), EVP of Asia Pacific and head of All3Media International’s Singapore office.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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