SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK: Reels - Shorts - Webisodes - Pilots - Scenes (from Film, TV, Web) - Music Videos - Spec Commercials .. or 'Put yourself on Tape'
*DEADLINES AND FEES*
Feb. 28, 2014
March 28, 2014
April 25, 2014
| Under 3 minutes - $40
3 - 10 minutes - $35
Over 10 minutes - $45
| Under 3 minutes - $45
3 - 10 minutes - $45
Over 10 minutes - $55
| Under 3 minutes - $55
3 - 10 minutes - $50
Over 10 minutes - $60
Submissions will be broken up into the following categories:
17 & UNDER
18 & OLDER
* ALL MINORS MUST SUBMIT PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT FORM.
**All ages and genres
Note: We reserve the right to place you in the category we feel is most appropriate for you.
Acting Finalists will be asked to put themselves on tape with SIDES that we will provide. Per the request of Agents and Casting Directors on our panel.
*TWO WAYS TO GET TO THE FINALS*
1. NexTv INTERNAL SELECTION PROCESS – THIS IS THE MAIN PART OF OUR COMPETITION where you advance solely based on the merits of your work (how viable it is in today's actual entertainment marketplace)?
2. SHORTCUT TO THE FINALS(Viewer's Choice "mini-competition") - We have added 3 additional spots in the finals this year for AUDIENCE FAVORITES.
- This is an OPTIONAL 'competition-within-the-competition'. IF YOU PREFER NOT TO HAVE YOUR WORK POSTED ON LINE, SIMPLY LET US KNOW. IT WILL HAVE NO BEARING ON YOUR STATUS IN THE COMPETITION.
note: Our PANEL OF INDUSTRY LEADERS will view our finalists' work and have FINAL SAY over the competition winners.
- We will post your work THE MONTH AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR WORK.
(ex: if you Submit in March, we will post your submission on April 15)
- Viewer's will have 4 weeks to VOTE FOR THEIR FAVORITE SUBMISSION of the month. The winner advances to the finals, bypassing the Internal Selection Process (and bypassing the Quarter & Semi-Finals).
*All submissions (regardless of Viewer's Choice results) will remain in the competition and will go through the NexTV Internal Selection Process (meaning, win or lose the peer-voting, you're still in this competition!)
- The easiest way to submit is by including a LINK TO YOUR WORK, when submitting.
- Note: Link should lead our judges directly to the work you want our judges to see.
- We can also easily UPLOAD your work directly onto our site.
- You can also EMAIL your work to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or you can MAIL in your submission on VHS or DVD.
- Due to the high volume of worldwide submissions, DVD/VHS materials will NOT be returned. No returnable material or originals are to be sent.
- Foreign language material will be acceptable only if Subtitled or Dubbed in English.
- For foreign DVDs, you must send playable/formatted for Region Code 1 (North America) or Region 0 (Universal).
- For foreign VHS, only send in NTSC format... PAL will not be accepted.
*RULES AND REGULATIONS*
This competition is open to any actor or director, worldwide (students, professionals and everything in between). Those under 18 must get signed permission to participate by a parent or legal guardian (see below).
Entering the competition constitutes permission to use the submitters' names and likenesses for publicity and promotions with no additional compensation. We reserve the right to publicize and promote any and all progress, development and success that the submitter has in the years to come. Additionally, entering the competition constitutes permission for NexTv to post your submission online in association with the competition.
- Submissions may have a running time of as little as 30 seconds and as long as 120 minutes.
- ALL AGES ARE WELCOME (provided permission is granted by a parent or legal guardian for minors – see below).
- Multiple entries from the same ACTOR or DIRECTOR are accepted but each must have its own Entry Form & Fee.
- Do not include any additional materials with your submissions such as scripts, production photos, publicity, press kits, or any other written materials. They will not be returned
Entry must be accompanied by the following:
- Completed ENTRY FORM
- The appropriate entry fee (if paying by check; payable to: "NexTv Entertainment")
- Completed project
- For Minors, the signed "PARENTAL CONSENT FORM" below.
If you become a Finalist, you will be contacted to provide a close-up photo which may be displayed on our sites and on all press materials and releases.
IF PAYING BY CHECK:
Make check, money order or cashier's check in US funds payable to: 'NexTv Entertainment' (please include full company name)
NexTv Entertainment reserves the right to impose a fee of $25 for returned checks. WE DO NOT ACCEPT FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS OR CHECKS.
Foreign Checks must be drawn from a US Bank in US funds.
NexTv Entertainment, P.O. Box 748, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Signed PARENTAL CONSENT FROMS may be:
- Mailed to:
P.O. Box 748
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
- Emailed (Scanned) to email@example.com
- Minors' work will only be considered if and when a Signed Parental Consent Form has been received.
*PARENTAL CONSENT FORM*
I, __________________, represent and warrant that I am the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of _________________________, the minor who is submitting his/her work to the NexTv Acting & Directing Talent Search. I acknowledge that I have read the Rules and Regulations and any terms and conditions associated with this competition, and am familiar with all of the information contained therein. I am satisfied that this is fair and equitable, and I hereby give my express consent for my child/ward to participate and will not revoke my consent at any time. I hereby fully and unconditionally guarantee the performance of my child's/ward's obligations as set forth in the RULES AND REGULATIONS above.