Pro Story Development & Marketing Scheme subsidised course for developing TV projects

Pro Story Development & Marketing Scheme is aimed at writers, directors, creative producers and script editors who want to story develop, script, package, and sell a feature-length project or long-form TV show.

The course will give indivuduals the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with industry.and pich direct to producers, distributors and agents.

Filmmakers will develop their work:

  • Through script meetings/outlines/treatments
  • Drafting or redrafting their screenplay
  • Producing a business package to accompany their script
  • through the introduction to sales agents, distributors, cinema exhibitors and producers.

Their regular collaborators include:

  • Film4
  • Warner Bros
  • NBCUniversal
  • Working Title Films
  • BBC
  • HBO
  • Participant Media
  • Plan B
  • Curzon/Artificial Eye
  • ITV Studios

Full information of the scheme can be found via the link below:

What to submit:  Initial application materials include

  • a one-page outline for the project,
  • a one-page business plan (budget, distribution and marketing plan)
  • ten pages of script (if available)
  • a CV of relevant professional experience.

All shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

How to apply: Applications can be made via their online form.

Criteria: “The applicant that is perceived to be most deserving of SAI’s support (talented, committed, personable, developing a great feature project) will recieve a full SAI bursary worth £5,000.”

They will be running free half-day workshops between now and the beginning of September (as many as required) in order to meet and review applicants.

 Deadline: 9 August 2016*

*They will be reviewing sumissions as and when we recieve them and will award the bursary on a first come, first served basis.

Source: Hiive

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