Following the huge success of the PITCH & PLAY LIVE! Format Competition in 2016, 2017 and 2018, NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL, the most prominent global TV Marketplace, Screenings + Conference focused on the EMEA, CEE and worldwide content business and CEETV - the most comprehensive professional source on television in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), are preparing the fourth annual edition of the competition. This year NATPE Budapest International will take place between June 24th â?? 27th in the Hungarian capital.
This unique event showcases and recognizes original unscripted format ideas with international potential. Any non-scripted format created after June 1, 2018 can be submitted for consideration in the competition.
NATPE and CEETV are proud to announce the members of the Selection Committee: Reema Patel, Director, Formats Warner Bros. International Television Production; Javier Martinez, Executive Producer & Format Development, Phileas Productions; Umay Ayaz, Head of Acquisitions, Global Agency; Georgi R. Chakarov, CEO at CEETV, TVBIZZ Group and Dann Novak, Programming Producer, NATPE. They will evaluate each format based on three criteria and the three shows that collect the most points will take part in the PITCH & PLAY LIVE! Final in Budapest.
The jury that will select the winner among the three finalists will be announced soon.
The deadline for all entries is May 31, 2019.
For details and information on how to apply for possible participation, please see http://www.pitchplay.tv/rules