MIPFormats International Pitch

  • Call for entries

    Call for entries open!

    MIPFormats International Pitch 20.20 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.

    This year MIPFormats International Pitch joins forces
    with Hunan TV - International Biu Project.


  • Testimonial

  • MIPFormats International Pitch 20.20

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

    The 11th annual MIPFormats, the discovery showcase for the global formats community,
    will run in Cannes on 28-29 March 2020, ahead of MIPTV (30 March-2 April 2020).



    Fill in the online Pitch Entry and
    agree to the Rules and Regulations
    Among submission materials required in the Pitch Entry Form: a 2mn video of the creator pitching his format in front of the camera is required


    Selection will be based on the following criteria:
    • Creativity
    • Originality
    • Innovation
    • Capacity of returning for multiple series
  •   PRIZES:

    All 5 finalists: A complimentary cultural exchange tour package of $10,000 to China will be organized and sponsored for each finalist by Hunan TV.
    First Prize Winner: $5,000 Cash prize to develop and enhance the format’s idea
    People’s choice award: A complimentary registration for MIPFormats and MIPTV 2021


    The call for entries opens online: 12 December 2019
    Deadline for entries: 12 February 2020
    Finalists pitching at MIPFormats: Saturday 28 March 2020
    Rehearsal meeting for the finalists: Prior to the event – to be confirmed by Reed Midem.
  • About Hunan TV

    Hunan TV is a renowned entertainment content producer and broadcaster based in China. Boasting almost 30 in-house production studios and teams, it has successfully maintained a leading position in the Chinese television market for over 22 consecutive years in terms of both ratings and advertising revenues. By expanding BiuProjects, a successful practice of content incubation and pilot production system, to the international level, Hunan TV aims to find the next big thing both for China and the international markets.


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