2 CFC TV Pilot Program 2007 Application Package
APPLICATION DEADLINE – MULTIPLE DEADLINES EACH YEAR
The CFC will conduct phone interviews with teams moving forward for broadcaster consideration.
SHORT-LISTED APPLICATIONS SENT TO BROADCASTERS
The CFC shortlists projects based on project readiness, the creator and producer team, as well as marketand broadcaster needs.
Broadcasters short-list projects for pitch meetings. Short-listed teams are prepared by the CFC ExecutiveProducer in Residence on how to take the meeting and how to best represent their series.
PROJECTS AND TEAMS SELECTED
Broadcasters inform the CFC of the projects that they would like to ‘greenlight’ for development andproduction.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT – PHASE I – APROX. 10 WEEKS
The creative team works with mentors to develop the script and series according to both broadcasterand CFC considerations and notes. At this point the teams also participate in individually tailoredtraining and workshops in order to both make the team better able to complete the pilot, as well as toimprove their professional skill set beyond the program.
TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT AND PREP – PHASE II – APROX. 4 WEEKS
The team makes final changes to the script, assembles creative keys for CFC and broadcaster approval,holds rehearsals and table reads, and readies the pilot for production.
PRODUCTION WINDOW – 5 DAYS
Teams will go into production only when all broadcaster and CFC approvals have been met.
POST AND PACKAGING – 12 WEEKSFINAL DELIVERY
Teams will deliver a presentation pilot for broadcaster evaluation and testing