MIPFormats International Pitch

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  • The MIPFormats International Pitch is open to all creators and producers from around the world (under the banner of a company or not) to present their new and original, non-scripted entertainment formats. Pitch your idea to format experts and leading international broadcasters and turn your creativity into successful TV content.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your greatest format concept on the international stage!

    Cash prize of €5,000 offered by La Fabrique des Formats and Natixis

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  • How to apply iconEntry process

    • Fill in the online Pitch Entry Form
    • Among submission materials required in the Pitch Entry Form: a 2 min video pitch of the format creator

    Selection criteria iconSelection criteria

    The selected projects must:

    • Be well structured and tightly formatted
    • Have the capacity to return for multiple series
    • Fit into the following genres of non-scripted formats: entertainment, factual entertainment, gameshows, and studio entertainment
    • Have the potential to travel across both small and large countries as a format
    • Be new and original format concepts which have not been commissioned or broadcast on linear or nonlinear television yet and for which the worldwide format rights are still available
  • Key information iconKey information

    • 13 December 2018: Call for entries
    • 20 February 2019: Extended deadline for entries
    • Early March 2019: Announcement to selected finalists
    • Mid-March 2019: Official announcement of finalists
    • Friday 5 April 2019: Mandatory preparatory and technical meeting for the finalists
    • Saturday 6 April 2019: Pitching in Cannes

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