What is your Story?
We are looking for the next great original tv series story - without genre restrictions. Submission deadline: August 31, 2021.
The Winner receives a 10,000 EUR cash prize
The Winning story will be fully produced as a pilot episode
How to enter
The following materials must be submitted in one PDF file:
Two pages long synopsis/ concept for the series (6-10 episodes/ season, 40-50 minutes/ episode)
2. Treatment for the pilot episode
An extended synopsis for the pilot episode, that includes the storyline and characters. Dialogue is optional.
3. One completed scene
From the pilot episode, in standard screenplay format.
4. CV of applicant
5. Declaration of non-infringement
The project will not infringe the intellectual property rights, copyrights, moral rights, patent, trademark or other rights of any third party.
Submission shall be in either English, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Czech or Slovenian language
Country of origin: primarily Central and Eastern European countries, but submissions from all over the world are welcome
Concepts have not been exhibited on the Internet/ Video On Demand
Electronic submissions in one single PDF file, only via FilmFreeway
What happens then?
An international jury of industry professionals will read all submissions. Creators of the best 8 stories will be invited to Budapest where they will present their ideas to the jury and an audience and one Finalist will win the prize. Presentations will be in English - if your English is not good enough, you can use an interpreter.
Opening date: June 1, 2021
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Finalists announced and notified: September 20, 2021
Pitching training for Finalists in Budapest: Fall 2021. Flights and hotels are on us.
Hypewriter Live event: Fall 2021, Budapest. Our 8 Finalists will pitch their ideas to an international jury and an audience. Winner will be chosen an announced that day.