How do you sell a documentary? Watch and learn! We’re giving away 10 tickets to the Paley DocFest’s Documentary Pitch Competition, on Saturday, October 20, 2012, 2:00pm ET, at the Paley Center for Media in New York City!

Five preselected up-and-coming nonfiction filmmakers will pitch their ideas before a live audience and a group of eminent documentarians. The panel of experts will evaluate the proposals for uniqueness and viability and will offer the emerging filmmaker helpful feedback. The winner will be awarded a $5,000 grant to be used toward the completion of the pitched film.

The panel will consist of:
Diana Holtzberg, Acquisitions & Project Development Director, USA, Films Transit International
Lauren Lazin, Filmmaker and Executive Producer, MTV
Molly Thompson, Vice President, A&E IndieFilms
Susan Werbe, Executive Producer, Programming, History
Simon Kilmurry, Executive Director, POV

For a chance to win, enter your name and email below before 5PM ET on October 19, 2012.

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POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.