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May 12-15, 2014
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The U .S. INPUT Secretariat is managed by South Carolina ETV. For more information about Input, contact the U.S. Input National Coordinator:
Ms. Amy Shumaker
Voice: (803) 737-3433
Fax: (803) 737-3274
INPUT 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES for Helsinki, Finland on May 12 - 15
INPUT is considered one of the world’s most important and influential annual screening conferences for public television. As a global meeting point for public broadcasting professionals, INPUT challenges the boundaries of public media and builds an intercultural and international media network that encourages the development of public service broadcasting. INPUT is dedicated to the idea that access to honest, innovative and courageous programming is a fundamental human right.
U.S. producers interested in submitting public media to INPUT for consideration must submit through the U.S. INPUT Pre-selection process first. Please review the guidelines carefully.
Guidelines and information:
1) No Entry Fee!
2) Deadline: We have extended the deadline for last minute entries. Submissions must arrive by Friday, November 15, 2013 at 5 pm Eastern Time.
3) Eligibility – Submissions must have been produced for public media programming (TV broadcast, online or multi-platform). Programs produced for or distributed by commercial broadcasters including HBO, Netflix and other subscription networks are not eligible. We ask that you submit recent work aired not earlier than 2012.
4) Submit 3 DVDs! Standard Definition is required for U.S. INPUT Pre-selection.
US INPUT at SCETV
1101 George Rogers Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29201
6) Public media formats – all genres and lengths are eligible, but keep in mind that feature length programs are rarely show in full. Please submit the broadcast cut of your film. Online public media is often best demonstrated through a promotional short overview video explaining the highlights of the project to help international audiences understand the impact of the media. The genres to be emphasize are this year but not limited to are: Investigative Journalism, Productions targeting younger audiences (age limit about 2 - 25 y), New Ideas for TV events, formats, hybrids, etc., TV Fiction, Multimedia productions related to public service media.
7) U.S. produced programs only. If your program is an international production acquired by U.S. public media for broadcast, please submit it to the country most relevant to the broadcast/story If you have questions, please email us for guidance or contact the national coordinator of your country: http://www.input-tv.org
8) INPUT is evolving and international conference organizers are trying new ways to stimulate discussion and meet the needs and requests of international attendees. Facilitators may choose to select a clip of your program rather than screening the entire film. Keep in mind that this is a public television conference and not a traditional film festival.