MIPFormats International Pitch

  • New Ideas. New Talent. New Formats

    Backed for the second time by all3media International, the distribution arm of the UK’s leading TV production group, the MIPFormats International Pitch is the industry’s top-flight pitching competition for creators and producers of innovative non-scripted entertainment formats.

    Submit and pitch your idea in front of some of the industry’s most experienced format professionals ; including senior executives from all3media production labels including Maverick TV (“10 Years Younger”, “Embarrassing Bodies”), Objective Productions (“The Cube”, “Reflex”), Lion TV ("Cash Cab", "Sexy Beasts"), MME, Filmpool (The creators of the Constructed Reality Genre) and Studio Lambert (“Undercover Boss”, “Gogglebox”). In addition, leading commissioning editors will be on stage offering advice and commentary on the ideas pitched.

  • International Pitch

    Exclusive global partner all3media International will grant the winner a €5,000 cash prize plus a value package of €15,000 to develop their format making it ready to pitch to broadcasters.
    Enter the competition!

  • STEPHEN LAMBERT TO CHAIR THE 2016 ONSITE JURY

    “I’m very pleased to be involved with all3media International’s second MIPFORMATS International Pitch competition in 2016. The event is proving hugely popular in the formats community, offering a fantastic opportunity for creators to showcase their ideas for the next global entertainment hits. Last year saw a wealth of new and innovative formats presented and I’m looking forward to meeting this year’s finalists in Cannes.”

  • THE COMPETITION

    SELECTION CRITERIA

    • Creativity.
    • Originality.
    • Innovation.
    • Capacity to return for multiple series.

    Selected projects must :

    • be well structured, tightly formatted.
    • fit in the following genres of non-scripted formats: entertainment, factual entertainment, gameshows & studio entertainment.
    • have potential to travel as a format to countries small and large.
    • be new and original format concepts which have not been commissioned or broadcast on linear television or nonlinear television yet and for which the worldwide format rights are still available.

    PROJECT PARTY VILLA

    KEY DATES & DOCUMENTS

    • 2 December 2015 : Call for entries opens online.
    • 22 February 2016 : Deadline for entries.
    • Mid-March 2016 : Finalists announced.
    • 3 April 2016 : Pitching at MIPFormats, Palais des Festivals, Cannes.

    FAQ
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    2015 WINNER

    PROJECT PARTY VILLA

    “all3media international not only offered to be our partner but also our mentor. […] We are now in the process of producing a pitch document to be presented to potential production partners […and] we are very confident that you will be seeing this format on your screen very soon.”

    Michael Dolinsek


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