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Call for Entries: PALEYDOCS 2013 Documentary Pitch Workshop

The Paley Center for Media Announces Call for Entries for

PALEYDOCS2013 Documentary Pitch Workshop

The PALEYDOCS2013 Pitch Workshop

The Paley Center for Media is now accepting entries for its celebrated Art of the Documentary Pitch Workshop, which will be held at the Paley Center in New York on Saturday, November 16, 2013. In this workshop/competition—now in its tenth year—a panel of documentary executives and producers discuss the process of developing a documentary and will hear and evaluate pitches from five pre-selected up-and-coming winner of the pitch competition in November will receive a $5,000 grant to be used towards the completion of their project.

This call for entries is to be selected as one of the five filmmakers who will participate in the workshop in November.

Complete submission guidelines and entry forms can be found at paleydocs2013-call-for-entries-pitch-workshop-contestor filmmakers can sumbit electronically through Withoutabox, a free online resource that helps filmmakers connect with film festivals, at login/8326 .

The deadline for entries:

Special Extended Deadline:  October 2, 2013 ($45 regular submission fee / $35 for Withoutabox members submitting through Withoutabox)

Withoutabox Extended Deadline:  October 9, 2013 ($55 / $40 for Withoutabox members)

Past winners include: Eleven dir ected by Laura Paglin and Kahlil Pedizisai, The View from Bellas Luces directed by Christa Boarini; Charge by Mike Plunkett; From Texas to Tehran by Till Schauder; Circo  by Aaron Schock; The House that Herman Built by Angad Bhalla; Whatever it Takes by Christopher Wong; and Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary) by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly

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