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Asia TV Forum & Market – Call for Projects 2022

The Asia TV Forum & Market is accepting projects for their pitching sessions; ATF IP Accelerator (until September 15, 2022), ATF Chinese Pitch (until September 18, 2022), ATF Animation Pitch, and ATF Formats Pitch (both October 9, 2022). *The ATF Indonesia Pitch will open soon*

After last year hybrid version, the ATF 2022 will take place in person from December 7 – 9, 2022 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The ATF offers professionals a bast market to explore the latest and trending connect from Asia. The different conferences give people the best insights from the business industry leaders. The different pitching sessions give producers various opportunities to make sweet deals.

The ATF IP Accelerator (AIPA) will be an annual event that will bring together the best content concepts from Asia and Europe, to meet with international co-producing partners, distributors, commissioners, and financiers. Up to 15 projects, across specific genres and formats, will be selected by a panel to be assessed for AIPA’s programme onsite.

Eligibility:
– In development concepts and/or (partially) financed concepts (no completed projects)
– Feature Length (more than 65mins) / Serialised & Episodic / Short-form Projects for various platforms including and but limited to theatrical, digital xVOD platforms, traditional broadcast, social media, and VR/AR/Metaverse
– Genres to include all fiction and non-fiction (excluding serialized animation and serialised formatted reality shows). Animations and reality concepts can be found in the Animation Pitch and Formats Pitch.
– Projects can be created for local, regional, and global audiences in any language, but the submission documents have to be in English.
– Applicant can be the project’s Creator, Writer, Director, Producer or Production Executive
– While this is open to international applicants, all projects submitted must contain an Asian element in one or more of the following significant creative roles:
*Participant Delegate from Asian nationality or residing in Asia
*Execution, Development and/or Financing of Project / IP situated in Asia
*Overall thematic thrust of the Project involves Asia (involving Asian lead characters or involving uniquely Asian issues etc.

Submission Process:
– Prepare your submission materials in ONE combined document or visual deck (with Cover Sheet attached as the 1st page).
– There is no fee to enter. Each producer may submit only up to 5 projects.
– Only completed applications will be assessed.
– Please ensure that the ATF IP Accelerator Cover Sheet is filled up and submitted to every project that is submitted.
– Each project has to be submitted separately.
– There is no limit to the number of pages to the submission.

Important dates:
– Project Submission Deadline: September 15, 2022
– Announcement of shortlisted projects: November 1, 2022
– Event/Meeting/Prizes: December December 7 – 9, 2022

The FULL Rules and Regulations can be found here: ATF IP Accelerator 2022

ATF Chinese Pitch 2022 is the premier Asian pitching competition for creators and producers of innovative concepts for new and original scripts for the development of a theatrical/online movie (Pitch 1), and an online drama series (Pitch 2). This is the platform to showcase and expose ideas for export to and development in all Chinese-speaking territories. Open to all creators and producers from across the globe.

Application:
– Open to all creators and producers across the globe to present their new and original scripts for the production of a theatrical/ online movie (Pitch 1) and/or an online drama series (Pitch 2).
– The working language of ATF Chinese Pitch 2022 will be in Chinese (Simplified). English entries will have to be translated into Chinese, as all finished production is targeted at Chinese-speaking territories globally
– Applicants for ATF Chinese Pitch 2022 shall submit all required pitch materials to present their new script concepts.
– Pitch Entries must not contain third party copyrighted materials, images or music without the applicant first obtaining all necessary licenses, clearances, releases and/or permissions. Applicants who do not hold copyright ownership of the Pitch Entry or any elements contained within must obtain written consent and agreement from the rights owner to be bound by the Rules and at RX’ request, must be able to provide a copy of such written consent and agreement from the rights owner.
– Correct entry information is the responsibility of the applicant.
– The winner will get S$ 3,500 with the potential to get the script bought for S$ 15,000.

Eligibility:
– Pitch Entries are eligible to enter the selection process for ATF Chinese Pitch 2022, if the Pitch Entry is a new and original concept, which has not been commissioned or broadcast on any other platforms yet and for which the worldwide rights are still available.
– RX reserves the right to disqualify a Pitch Entry if such eligibility requirements are not met. If a Pitch Entry is disqualified for such reasons, no refund of any kind will be granted.

Important dates:
Deadline for the Treatment Submission (Round 1): September 18, 2022
Deadline for the Semi-Finalists to submit Full Script: October 30, 2022 (English Script) | November 6, 2022 (Chinese Script)
Announcement of Finalists: 11 November 2022
LIVE Pitch & Winner Announcement: December 7, 2022
The FULL Rules and Regulations can be found here: ATF Chinese Pitch 2022 PDF

The ATF Animation Pitch is the premier pitching competition for individuals, students and small to medium sized companies with new & innovative concepts in animation, targeting kids. This is a platform that showcases Asian originality, and exposes ideas for export and development within and outside of the region.

Application:
– The ATF Animation Pitch 2022 is open to all creators and producers across Asia Pacific (under the banner of a company or otherwise) to present their new and original animation concept/ work.
– The working language of the ATF Animation Pitch 2022 is English.
– Applicants should be of a minimum age of 16 and above. Applicants travelling to Singapore for the live pitch if selected as a finalist, may need to meet the 18-year age requirement without a parent/guardian.
– Applicants for the ATF Animation Pitch 2022 shall submit all required pitch materials to present their original concepts.
– Pitch Entries must not contain third party copyrighted materials, images or music without the applicant first obtaining all necessary licenses, clearances, releases and/or permissions. Applicants who do not hold copyright ownership of the Pitch Entry or any elements contained within, must obtain written consent and agreement from the rights owner to be bound by the Rules and at RX’s request, must be able to provide a copy of such written consent and agreement from the rights owner.
– Correct entry information is the responsibility of the applicant.
– The winner will receive a S$ 3,500 cash award.

Eligibility:
– Pitch Entries are eligible to enter the selection process for the ATF Animation Pitch 2022, if the Pitch Entry is a new and original concept which has not been commissioned or released on linear television or non-linear television yet and for which the worldwide rights are still available.
– Adaptations of books, plays, games or any other source material written by another author are not eligible under any circumstances. A script that you have adapted from individual’s own book, play, or other source material is eligible if the applicants have retained all IP rights to the property.

Important dates:
– Deadline for Entries: October 9, 2022
– Announcement of Finalists: October 25, 2022
– Finalists’ Rehearsal: December 2022
– Live Pitch & Winner Announcement: December 8, 2022
The FULL Rules and Regulations can be found here: ATF Animation Pitch 2022 PDF

The ATF Formats Pitch is the premier formats pitching competition for creators and producers of new and original, unscripted (non-fiction) entertainment formats. This is a platform to flaunt the best of Asia and expose ideas for development and export within the region, and the world.

Application:
– The ATF Formats Pitch 2022 is open to all creators and producers from Asia Pacific (under the banner of a company or otherwise) to present their new and original, non-scripted  entertainment formats.
– The working language of the ATF Formats Pitch 2022 is English.
– Applicants should be of a minimum age of 16 and above. Applicants travelling to Singapore for the live pitch if selected as a finalist, may need to meet the 18-year age requirement without a parent/guardian.
– Applicants for the ATF Formats Pitch 2022 shall submit all required pitch materials to present their new format concepts.
– Pitch Entries must not contain third party copyrighted materials, images or music without the applicant first obtaining all necessary licenses, clearances, releases and/or permissions. Applicants who do not hold copyright ownership of the Pitch Entry or any elements contained within must obtain written consent and agreement from the rights owner to be bound by the Rules and at RX’s request, must be able to provide a copy of such written consent and agreement from the rights owner.
– Correct entry information is the responsibility of the applicant.
– The winner will receive a S$ 3,500 ($ 2,500 USD) cash award to develop the idea.

Eligibility:
– Pitch Entries are eligible to enter the selection process for the ATF Formats Pitch 2022, if the Pitch Entry is a new and original formats concept which has not been commissioned or broadcast on linear television or non-linear television yet and for which the worldwide formats rights are still available.
– RX reserves the right to disqualify a Pitch Entry if such eligibility requirements are not met.

Important dates:
– Deadline for entries: October 9, 2022
– Announcement of Finalists: October 27, 2022
– Finalists’ Rehearsal: December 2022
– Live Pitch & Winner Announcement: December 8, 2022

The FULL Rules and Regulations can be found here: ATF Formats Pitch 2022 PDF

We remind readers that the Asian TV Forum & Market will take place from December 7 – 10 , 2022 at theMarina Bay Sands , Singapore.

To see other Call for Entries please go to our section “Call for Entries

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