January 22, 2014

MIPFormats International Pitch

  • New Ideas. New Talent. New Formats

    The MIPFormats International Pitch is open to all creators and producers from around the world to present their new and original, non-scripted entertainment formats.
    Exclusive global partner all3media International will grant the winner a €5,000 cash prize plus a value package of €15,000 for development of the pitched idea.

  • International Pitch

    All pitch entries will go in front of some of the industry’s most experienced format professionals: Maverick TV (“10 Years Younger”, “Embarrassing Bodies”), Objective Productions (“The Cube”, “Reflex”), Zoo Productions (“Are You Normal”), Lion TV (“Cash Cab”), MME and Studio Lambert (“Undercover Boss”, “Gogglebox”).



    For the first time ever, the MIPFormats International Pitch will be backed by all3media International, the distribution arm of the UK’s leading TV production group.


    Enter the MIPFormats International Pitch competition

    Competition is now closed. Finalists will be announced mid-March

    Selection Criteria

    Stephen Lambert
    • Creativity
    • Originality
    • Innovation
    • Capacity of returning for multiple series

    Stephen Lambert, a renowned format expert, winner of a host of Awards, will lead the Short List Judges to select the 5 finalists to pitch on stage at MIPFormats.


    • Call for entries opens online: 15 January 2015
    • Deadline for entries: 26 February 2015
    • Finalists announced: Mid-March 2015
    • Pitching at MIPFormats: 12 April 2015

    Rules and regulations



    • Well structured, tightly formatted
    • Fitting in the following genres of non-scripted formats: entertainment, factual entertainment, gameshows & studio entertainment
    • Potential to travel as a format to countries small and large
    • 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.

Join the discovery showcase for the formats community


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MIPFormats 2015

11-12 April 2015

Palais des Festivals - Cannes, France


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MIPTV 2014

7-10 April 2014

Palais des Festivals - Cannes, France


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