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M-Net call for proposals for hot new local content!

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Opportunities 23rd Aug 2016 Media Source Africa


If you think your idea has what it takes M-Net Channels is offering you an opportunity to submit proposals for hot new local content! 

General Entertainment /Documentary - Crime

Closing date 10/31/2016

Introduction

M-Net is looking for a crime and murder mystery documentary series profiling real-life cases which gripped the nation at the time of the incident.   Each episode should feature either a convicted crime or an unsolved mystery.

Guidelines

  • Please provide a detailed breakdown as follows:
    • Research team:  Please provide details on the experts who will be consulted during this process as well as the research team who will be responsible for gathering and verifying facts.
    • A list of at least 5 cases you would select as the producer of the series and the specialists/consultants you will involve either behind the scenes or on-screen to assist in telling the story.
    • Host Selection and criteria if applicable.
  • Each case should be treated with respect and dignity and the story should unfold in a way that still appeals to a broad audience. (From experience, too much violence and gruesome details alienate viewers)

Requirements

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 48 minutes per episode
  • Target Market: LSM 8 – 10
  • CV’s of key crew, including production accountant
  • Budget to be submitted on M-Net budget pack.
  • Suggested production timeline

Please provide a detailed company profile including a list of all your previous production done for the Multichoice Group.  If this is your first time working with M-NET please provide a list of references.

 

General Entertainment – Focused on talented, children of all ages.

Closing date 09/16/2016

Introduction:

M-Net is looking for an original Spelling Bee type format that showcases talented children/adults across South Africa.  The show should have a broad appeal and a strong entertainment angle.

Guidelines

  • The format should consist of a variety of different elements and could include inserts and or AV elements, could involve the whole family, single adults or just children who are competing.
  • Competitors can either compete as individuals or teams, please explore as many possibilities as needed.
  • Please provide a detailed breakdown as follows:
    • Contestant entry & selection sourcing and criteria
    • Adjudicator selection and criteria
    • Host Selection and criteria
    • Specialists – please provide details of any specialists you would like to involve in the production of this programme
  • The show should have a feel-good message and appeal to the whole family.
  • Show will require sponsor involvement.

Requirements

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 24 minutes per episode
  • Episodes: 10
  • Target Market: LSM 8 – 10
  • CV’s of key crew, including production accountant
  • Budget to be submitted on M-Net budget pack.
  • Suggested production timeline

Please provide a detailed company profile including a list of all your previous production done for the Multichoice Group.  If this is your first time working with M-NET please provide a list of references.

 

General Entertainment - Trivia game show

Closing date 10/01/2016

Introduction

M-Net is looking for an original game show format that is fun for the whole family. 

Guidelines

  • The format should offer a combination of trivia questions, time challenges, and/or physical challenges as well as a “pick/win a prize” element.
  • Competitors can either compete as individuals or as a team, we suggest adults only.
  • Please provide a detailed breakdown as follows:
    • Detailed description of games and jeopardy elements in the format.
    • Details of the team who will be responsible for the crafting and testing of the games and the trivia elements.
    • Contestant entry & selection sourcing and criteria.
    • Adjudicator/Judging selection and criteria for contestants.
    • Host Selection and criteria if applicable
  • The show should have a feel-good message and appeal to the whole family.
  • Show will require sponsorship involvement.

Requirements

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 48 minutes per episode
  • Episodes: 13
  • Target Market: LSM 8 – 10
  • CV’s of key crew, including production accountant
  • Budget to be submitted on M-Net budget pack.
  • Suggested production timeline

Please provide a detailed company profile including a list of all your previous production done for the Multichoice Group.  If this is your first time working with M-NET please provide a list of references.

 

General Entertainment - Quiz show

Closing date 09/30/2016

Introduction

M-Net is looking for an original quiz show format that incorporates viewer participation through social and digital media. 

Guidelines

  • The format should combine all the traditions of a quiz show with the modern technology digital applications and social media has to offer.
  • We are looking for a fresh approach and execution.
  • This brief is open to interpretation.
  • Please provide a detailed breakdown of all elements of the format
  • Show will require sponsorship involvement.

Requirements

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 48 minutes per episode
  • Episodes: 10
  • Target Market: LSM 8 – 10
  • CV’s of key crew, including production accountant
  • Budget to be submitted on M-Net budget pack.
  • Suggested production timeline

Please provide a detailed company profile including a list of all your previous production done for the Multichoice Group.  If this is your first time working with M-NET please provide a list of references.

If you think your idea has what it takes , please click on the link provided that will take you onto M-Net’s submissions portal.  

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Comments

STYLEbudd commented
16th Jan 2017
When will the 2017 opportunity be opening again?