DEADLINE: 31 May, 2008
Malaysia to the World
NGCI-FINAS HD Documentary Fund 2008
WANTED: National Geographic filmmakers from MALAYSIA…
Send us your proposals by 31 May, 2008
National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) will be commissioning
2 one-hour documentaries shot in High Definition with budgets up to US$200,000 per program.
The contest is open to Malaysian production companies.The films must be primarily shot in Malaysia.
What are we looking for?
Dramatic stories, strong central characters and innovative storytelling.Programs That Make You Think Again.
Building a Modern World
From skyscrapers to super highways to the world’s busiest port, how does our modern world work? Look behind the world’s engineering and architectural marvels.
Science and Technology
Through powerful human stories, take us behind the scenes of scientific breakthroughs that will define our world and change our future.
We’ve gone inside the White House, inside the Forbidden City and inside Mecca. Where can you take us next? Gain unique access to extraordinary places or events.
Give us a new vision of the action and drama in the animal kingdom Show us cutting edge filming techniques and technology that reveal extraordinary stories and behaviour in nature’s hidden worlds.
What are we NOT looking for?
Broad subject surveys
Soft travelogues and lifestyle programs
Art house films
Who is eligible to enter?
The contest is open to Malaysian production companies registered with FINAS. At least 50% of production personnel must be Malaysian citizens or permanent residents.
What is the submission process?
Send in an original proposal by 31 May 2008.
Each submission MUST include the following:
Program Proposal with one page executive summary
Estimated Production Schedule and Delivery Date
Production Team Biography
VHS or DVD sample of previous work
Pitch/character reel (if available)
Signed waiver for submission of new ideas (release form is attached)
Please provide 2 COPIES of each proposal and send to:-
“Malaysia to the World”
National Geographic Channel
c/o Star Regional Pte Ltd
No. 7, Jalan Semangat
Section 14, 46200 Petaling Jaya
For enquiries, pls contact:-
Ms. Mok Choy Lin
Click here and download submission Guidelines