From: Paley Center for Media (email@example.com)
Subject: Fall Preview Parties in September & DOCFEST08
FALL PREVIEW PARTIES IN NYC
A little late in posting this for the Paley Center — but I wish I could go to their FallPreview Parties. There are members-only receptions at 6 pm each night and free screenings at 6:30 pm:
- Fox, 9/4, Fringe, Do Not Disturb
- The CW, 9/5, Privileged, 90210
- CBS, 9/10, Gary Unmarried, The Ex List, Worst Week, The Mentalist
- NBC, 9/11, My Own Worst Enemy, Kath &Kim, Crusoe, Knight Rider
- ABC, 9/12, Pushing Daisies, Private Practice, Eli Stone, plus a preview of Life on Mars
I’d love to go to ABC party, personally. Not keen on “The CW” but I reckon I’m not their demographic. The general public should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for screenings.
PITCH WORKSHOP: PALEYDOCFEST08
Deadline: September 26, 2008)
In this workshop/competition, a panel of television executives and producers will discuss the process of developing a documentary and will hear and evaluate pitches from five preselected filmmakers who are hoping to sell either a nonfiction concept or a documentary work-in-progress. The winner of the pitch competition will receive a $5,000 grant, sponsored by the Documentary Channel, to be used towards the completion of their project.
2007: The House that Herman Built directed by Angad Bhalla
2006: Whatever it Takes directed by Christopher Wong
2005: Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary) directed by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly