TURN YOUR IDEA FROM SCRIPT TO SERIES

OPEN FOR ENTRIES 14 MAY – 31 JULY 2018

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Calling all filmmakers, directors, producers, screenwriters and film students! The HOOQ Filmmakers Guild is back for the second year to seek out compelling stories told through a series format that everyone would love to watch, but no one dares to make. Tell the stories that need to be told but haven’t found the right home yet. Share your concept and be 1 of 5 filmmakers to turn your idea into reality with a grant of USD 30,000 to produce a pilot! One of the pilots will then be commissioned into a full season as a HOOQ Original Series! Tell your story. Join the HOOQ Filmmakers Guild.

Entries will be accepted from Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia.

GET TO KNOW LAST YEAR’S FINALISTS & WINNER!

Bhak

Country: India

Two Indian filmmakers set out to make a movie, taking them on a hilarious roller coaster ride of frustration, betrayal, and love for Indian cinema.

How To Be A Good Girl

Country: Singapore

A former socialite turned ex-convict tries her best to start over in Singapore.

Aliansi

Country: Indonesia

A down & out creative director lands the toughest campaign of his career: convincing people that aliens are real.

Haunt Me

Country: Singapore

After his father’s death, a man moves back into his ancestral home & discovers his secret purpose: guiding lost souls to the other side.

Heaven and Hell

Country: Indonesia

With a gang war brewing in his hometown, one man realizes that the only way he can get out is by making it to the top of the crime world.

Suay

Country: Thailand

Working as a dancer, Lola enjoyed her new life. That was until some trouble pulled her back into her old one.

Only available in select countries

TIMELINE

14 May – 31 July

Open for submissions

1 – 10 August

Review of submissions for eligibility

13 – 31 August

Judging panel will review and shortlist submissions

3 – 14 September

Shortlisted entries will need to pitch their submissions to a local judging panel in person

End September

5 filmmakers will be awarded with USD 30,000 to produce the pilot

1 October – 30 November

Script development phase

30 November

Script and show bible submission

1 December – 15 January

Production of the pilot

15 January

Submission of completed pilot

15 – 31 January

Judging

Early February

Pilots to air on HOOQ

April

Announcement of winning pilot. Any announcement date changes will be communicated by HOOQ.

OPEN FOR ENTRIES 14 MAY – 31 JULY 2018

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