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2017 Pitching session for Science projects

Be part of this exciting event by bringing your best projects to international broadcasters. They could become the partners you are looking for and make your project an international success!

For the fourth year, the Eurovision Science & Knowledge Group will organize its pitching session for Science projects on Wednesday 21 June 2017, in La Rochelle (France), in cooperation with the Festival Sunny Side of the Doc.

About the Science Pitching Session selection

We are looking for ambitious projects, aimed at a prime time, international audience. In particular, we seek programmes that enhance awareness of Science and Knowledge topics in a compelling, story-driven way.

Members from the Eurovision Science & Knowledge group evaluate all projects received paying particular attention to the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Relevance
  • International appeal
  • Feasibility
  • Special attention is given to projects that have a cross media approach

Call for projects to the EBU/Sunny Side Science pitching session

(Submission deadline 21 April - Release list selected projects 10 May)

Seven projects will be selected by elected Members from the Eurovision Science & Knowledge Group. The participants to the session will be participants to the Sunny Side incl. non EBU members.

Please download the submission form  Science Pitching Session Submission Form .PDF and send it in return before April 21 to simha@ebu.ch or kark@ebu.ch

Commissioning Editors’ and Producer’s presence at the pitch is compulsory.

Single pitches will last max 14 minutes (7’ pitch including trailer  - max 3’ -  and 7’ Q&As).

Trailers are compulsory and will have to be made available before the event. For more information about Material Delivery, please email directly the Sunny Side’s Sales team.

Details

Location: Sunny Side of the Doc, La Rochelle (France)

Date: 21 Jun 2017

Open/Public

Working Languages: English (preferred), French

Venue

Grand Auditorium, Espace Encan, Sunny Side of the Doc, La Rochelle (France)

Deadline

Project submission: 21 April 2017

Download

2017 Science Pitching Session Submission Form .PDF

Partners

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Sunny Side contact: Irem Couchouron

Contact details

Karen Simha
Project Manager
TV
+41 22 717 2885
simha@ebu.ch
Jens Ripke
Eurovision TV Project Manager
TV
+41 22 717 24 39
ripke@ebu.ch