The finalists for the Realscreen Summit’s annual live pitch competition, the Summit Showdown, have been chosen.
At the Summit Showdown, taking place on Monday and hosted by The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan, January 28 during the Realscreen Summit in New Orleans, producers and content creators will vie for the opportunity to pitch a new, not yet commissioned unscripted or non-fiction one-off program or series.
This year, the Showdown’s supporting network partners will be A&E and WE tv, who will each provide one US$20,000 development deal to a winning project for their network. One winner for each network will be crowned at the live pitch competition.
The finalists are (projects and production companies):
El Dorado Arkansas – The Content Farm
Executive Con – PartyPit Productions
Flipping RAW – BluEdge Pictures
For WE tv:
High Risk Mom – Dog House Pictures
Passion For the Truth – Manage Me Prod, LLC.
Crazy For the Crown – Crazy For The Crown Productions
The 2019 Summit Showdown is presented in partnership with West One Music Group, who will provide the Grand Prize winners of the competition with an exclusive custom theme song and blanket library package for their show. In addition to creating the title track for the pilot, West One will provide music direction and full access to their award-winning library of more than 50,000 tracks.
For more information on the Realscreen Summit, click here.