The renowned Paley Center for Media will hold its 10th Art of the Documentary Pitch Workshop in New York on Saturday, November 16th, 2013. The event aims to connect a group of several producers and executives with five preselected up-and-coming participants in an effort to discuss the process of developing a documentary and making it a reality. The panel will also evaluate the new talent's pitches and select one of them to be awarded a $5,000 grant to be used towards the completion of the winning project.
Some of the winners from past editions include:
Eleven directed by Laura Paglin
Pedizisai, The View from Bellas Luces directed by Christa
Charge by Mike
Plunkett; The Iran Job by Till Schauder; Circo
by Aaron Schock;
Herman's House by Angad Bhalla; Whatever it Takes by
(A Stalk-umentary) by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly.
Entries to be part of the exclusive group of five contestants at the workshops are now being accepted. The regular deadline is September 18th, 2013 (at $35 per entry), there is also a special extended deadline on October, 2, 2013 (at $45 or $35 for Withoutabox members) and a Withoutabox extended deadline on October 9,2013 ($55 or $45 for Withoutabox members).
To read a complete list of submission guidelines click HERE
To submit your entry electronically on Withoutabox click HERE
To learn more about the Paley Center for Media and their support of the creative community click HERE