Overview

Avalon Studios Productions in partnership with Miss Conception Films is looking for original material for possible family / children drama TV series projects and is interested in developing projects with selected writers.

This is not a competition but a means by which Avalon and Miss Conception Films seeks out the best writing talent. The material submitted should showcase the writer’s talent, ability and voice. We are looking for fresh and exciting voices able to create strong storylines and characters for our target market.

 

Criteria

  • Strong character driven stories.

  • Stories and ideas that will play well to the tween market (9–13-year-old) or teen market (13 – 16-year-old)

  • TV series – either with the potential of returning series or a limited series (6-8 episodes)

  • The story doesn’t have to be set in New Zealand but involve ethnic diversity

 

Example TV Series

Dive club                                        Mystic

A series of unfortunate events            The healing powers of the dude

One of us is Lying

Or books such as Murder Most Unladylike series, The Goldfish Boy

 

Submissions


At this stage do not submit your treatment or script. In order to best assess your idea/story please submit to submissions@avalonstudios.co.nz

  • LOGLINE (40 WORDS MAX)

  • ONE PAGE SYNOPSIS

  • BRIEF CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

  • UP TO ONE PAGE DESCRIBING THE TONE AND FEEL OF THE STORY AND ANY COMPARABLE SERIES

  • PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR CONTACT DETAILS AND ANY PAST WRITING EXPERIENCE

  • PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT TREATMENTS OR SCRIPTS AT THIS STAGE

  • IF YOUR SUBMISSION IS MORE THAN IS REQUESTED YOUR SUBMISSION WON’T BE CONSIDERED

  • DEADLINE IS 4TH OF APRIL 2022