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Thursday, July 26, 2007

$25,000 for your video pilot

Steve Garfield and Clark ov Saturn

MySpace Looking for the Next “Prom Queen”:
"MySpace and the Producers Guild of America have launched a contest called “The Storyteller Challenge”. The contest will solicit 5-7 minute television pilots from film makers. The entires will be displayed on a dedicated MySpace community page beginning September 4th, 2007. The top two winning entries will each get $25,000 and an opportunity for a development deal with FOX."
There are a lot of opportunities for talented people.

Read the new Pew report on online video consumption [ PDF ].
- 57% of hte online public has used hte internet to watch or download video.

- More than half of online video viewers share links to the video they find with others.

- Professional videos are prefered to amateur productions online, but amateur content appeals to coveted segments of the young male audience.
Are you working on a web based video series? Let me know.