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DRG pairs up with Filmaka and CBC to find next entertainment format

Digital Rights Group, Canadian broadcaster CBC and Filmaka, a digital entertainment studio and global community of filmmakers, have joined forces to sponsor a competition to find the next worldwide hit TV entertainment format. Filmaka members are being challenged to focus on ideas for the next global hit reality or game show format idea. The deadline for submitting pitches is January 24, 2010 and more information can be found at www.filmaka.com/gameshow.
December 17, 2009

Digital Rights Group, Canadian broadcaster CBC and Filmaka, a digital entertainment studio and global community of filmmakers, have joined forces to sponsor a competition to find the next worldwide hit TV entertainment format. Filmaka members are being challenged to focus on ideas for the next global hit reality or game show format idea. Entrants must submit a ‘visually enhanced’ written pitch for anything from a classic studio-based show to some sort of reality hybrid. Entries will be judged by DRG and CBC’s in-house development team, after which five entrants will win funds to shoot 15-minute pilots.The deadline for submitting pitches is January 24, 2010 and more information can be found at www.filmaka.com/gameshow. (With files from Playback Daily)

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