|TV channel View TV and non-profit organisation VINDIE have kicked off EVO8, a competition aiming at finding new talent in the TV industry. — Photo lifestyle.com.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) — TV channel View TV and non-profit organisation VINDIE have kicked off EVO8, a competition aiming at finding new talent in the TV industry.
By joining the competition, film teams of at least two members each have the chance to contribute to a TV mini-series with the length of eight episodes of 45-60 minutes each, with a budget of VND2 billion (US$88,800).
Registrations of interest will close on November 23. Registrations can be made at .
The pitching competition will commence on November 24 and the closing date is on January 6, 2016.
Entries received after the closing date will not be considered for judging but may be considered for future funding if possible.
Pitch proposals must include five required items — synopsis for each episode; a pilot script for the first episode; a five-15 minute film clip created from part of the first episode script; character profiles; and a basic TV production budget.
The film teams are responsible for copyright of the ideas.
The prize of VND2 billion will include VND100 million in cash and costs of film production, broadcasting and marketing.
The winner's project will be filmed from February to October of next year, and air on View TV – VTC8 channel in November and December.
EVO8 is an abbreviation that stands for "Let's make an evolution with your own 8-episode mini series". — VNS