ATF Chinese Pitch 2020 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
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.
Call for entries opens online: 28 July 2020
Deadline for treatment submission (Round 1): 28 September 2020
Announcement of Semi-Finalists: 6 October 2020
Deadline for Semi-Finalists to submit Full Script*: 31 October 2020 (English script) / 7 November 2020 (Chinese script)
Announcement of finalists: 16 November 2020
Pitch Rehearsal meeting for finalists: 1 December 2020
Final Live Pitch: 2 December 2020
- 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.