ATF CHINESE PITCH 2022

亚洲“妙”影视剧本创作 2022

Theatrical/ Online Movies | Online Drama Series

ATF Chinese Pitch 2022 is the premier Asian pitching competition for creators and producers of innovative concepts for new and original scripts for the development of a theatrical/online movie (Pitch 1), and an online drama series (Pitch 2).

This is the platform to showcase and expose ideas for export to and development in all Chinese-speaking territories.

Open to all creators and producers from across the globe.

English scripts are accepted!

THEATRICAL/ ONLINE MOVIE PITCH

ONLINE DRAMA SERIES PITCH

Win S$3,500

With the potential to get your script bought for S$15,000!

* English entries will be translated into Chinese, as all finished production is targeted at Chinese-speaking territories globally. Please read the Rules & Regulations / FAQ on further information regarding language matters.

2022 FINALISTS PROJECTS

Online Drama Series 网络剧

《90分好人》

Pang Mee Mee 
Singapore

Online Drama Series 网络剧

《I’m a God, Save Me!》

Nicholas Wang
Singapore

Online Drama Series 网络剧

《逆神道》

Wai Ling Ng 
Malaysia

Theatrical/ Online Movie 网络电影

《大盗不死》

谆罗
Taiwan

Theatrical/ Online Movie 网络电影

《千门八将》

Shengfa Liang
Hong Kong SAR

Theatrical/ Online Movie 网络电影

《异乱奇闻录》

Fong Ling Ong 
Malaysia

IMPORTANT DATES


Call for entries opens online: June, 2022

Deadline for treatment submission (Round 1): 30 September 2022

Deadline for Semi-Finalists to submit Full Script*: 2 November 2022 (English script) /
9 November 2022 (Chinese script)

Announcement of finalist: 28 November 2022

LIVE Pitch & Winner announcement: 7 December 2022

DEFINITIONS


  • Logline (Max 30 Words)
    A brief (usually one-sentence) summary of a programme / film that states the central conflict of the story, often providing both a synopsis of the story's plot.
  • Synopsis (Max 500 Words)
    A brief summary of the major points of a subject or written work or story.
  • Treatment (Max 5000 Words)
    A piece of prose, typically the step between scene cards (index cards) and the first draft of a screenplay for a motion picture, programme or radio play. It is generally longer and more detailed than an outline (or one-page synopsis), and it may include details of directorial style that an outline omits.
  • Character breakdown
    A detailed analysis of the character development in the work or play, ranging from the character functions, emotions to their backgrounds.
  • Detailed budget
    A realistic approach to shooting budget from pre-production to post-production.
  • Target audience
    The intended audience or viewers for a certain work / programme.

GLOBAL PARTNER:

JUDGES

Guo Jing Yu

Executive Chairman and Group CEO
G.H.Y Culture & Media

Chen Xiao

Senior Vice President
iQIYI

Xiao Ji Xiang Tian

Renowned Screenwriter

2021 WINNER

Theatrical/ Online Movie 网络电影

《慕娘列车》

Nova Goh
Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu

Theatrical/ Online Movie 网络电影

《谁主真相》

Shengfa Liang
Hong Kong SAR, China

Online Drama Series 网络剧

《再给他一次犯罪机会》

Yeoh Chooi Keen & Liew Mei Ying
Malaysia, Ipoh

TIPS TO WIN

BiTE SiZE MASTERCLASS:
Guo Jing Yu, Group CEO, G.H.Y Culture & Media

Part 1
What has been the biggest success tips you can share in terms of creativity that cuts cross borders and culture?

BiTE SiZE MASTERCLASS:
Guo Jing Yu, Group CEO, G.H.Y Culture & Media

Part 2
What kind of drama plots are perennial successes and how many new concepts have succeeded in China?

BiTE SiZE MASTERCLASS:
Guo Jing Yu, Group CEO, G.H.Y Culture & Media

Part 3
What have been China's most successful online movies in your opinion and why do you think they succeeded? Is timing just as important as ideas and creativity?