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Enter the C21 Drama Series Pitch 2021


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The C21 Drama Series Pitch is open to new scripted drama and comedy drama series that are unseen in the international market and are either seeking commission or finance. C21 and Content London provide a high-profile scenario within which to pitch new shows to the world.

Projects selected will benefit from exposure through as well as occupying a prominent slot at the International Drama Summit.

  • Projects must have at least one part funding in place
  • A shortlist of 6 projects will be selected to present a live pitch to delegates at the International Drama Summit at Content London on November 30
    *live video link options will be available if attending in person is not possible due to travel restrictions
  • If the event does not take place live then the 6 shortlisted projects will provide a self shot pitch to camera which will be showcased on C21’s Digital Pitch Platform from 30 November
  • The pitch must include as much information as possible, including the rationale for international partnership and exactly what is required at this stage of development. It should be treated as a broadcaster / platform pitch.
  • Mood boards, casting, treatment, mini-pilots or sizzles should be included if available.
  • C21 will profile each of the 6 finalists during the event, with interviews about the projects published online and in the Content London Daily.
  • All 6 finalists will be invited to a networking event during Content London to meet with interested partners.
  • The winning pitch will receive a marketing package through C21Media worth £30,000 to support development and pre-sales promotion of the show
  • All 6 finalists will be offered a VIP rate ticket at £499 to the International Drama Summit at Content London.
  • Entrants will be notified if they have made the shortlist and if they have been invited to pitch on November 1

The C21 Drama Series Pitch provides a high-visibility opportunity for companies aiming to use Content London and its relationship with as a marketing platform to release new series.


  • New scripted drama or comedy drama series suitable for international co-production looking for commission and or finance
  • Projects must be unseen and not selected for another market within six months before Content London
  • Projects must have at least one part funding in place
  • Projects must be from established broadcasters, producers or showrunners
  • Projects can be suitable for either mainstream networks, global or emerging digital platforms
  • Both long form or short form scripted series will be considered
  • All projects entered will need to be available to pitch to conference on 30 November either in person or via live video stream
  • Pitchees will also need to be available for networking and be present at The International Drama Awards during the event between 30 November and 2 December

Please complete the C21 DIGITAL PITCH submission form below, including:

  • A clear outline description of the project you wish to pitch
  • Why you want to present this through C21
  • Financing plan outlining what finance is in place and what is still required
  • Series bible, pilot treatment, scripts if available
  • Teaser / other supporting visuals where available.

Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2021

Successful submissions will be notified if they have been selected to take part in the C21 Drama Series Pitch on November 1

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    Once submitted, you will recieve an email allowing you to upload any visuals, series bible, pilot treatment or scripts (optional)