The seventh edition of the Carlo Bixio Award, a competition for young writers organized by Rai, APT (TV Producers Association) and RTI (Reti Televisive Italiane), has started. To participate, applications can be submitted until September 3rd, 2018.
This year’s edition will also promote young talents (below 30 years old) who will present a TV series project with international prospects. There will be two catergories: script and series concept. The winners will be awarded €10,000 and €5,000 respectively for a 12-month license agreement with Rai, which will also evaluate the possibilities of realization of the winning projects.
To participate in the selection, projects must be sent to the secretariat of the award in the TV Producers Association (APT), Via del Gesù, 62 Rome – 00186. Applications deadline is September 3rd, 2018 before 6:00 pm.
The selection of the projects is managed by a jury chaired by Gabriella Campennì Bixio and composed of: A representative from Rai and from RTI, Leonardo Ferrara, Francesca Galiani, three screenwriters, Ivan Cotroneo, Graziano Diana and Monica Rametta, and the filmmaker Francesco Vicario. The supervisions will be in charge of the Organizing Committee: Eleonora Andreatta (Director of Rai Fiction), Francesco Nardella (Deputy Director of Rai Fiction), Daniele Cesarano (Director of Fiction Mediaset), Giancarlo Scheri (Director of Canale 5) and Chiara Sbarigia (General Manager of APT).
For more information visit the websites of the three promoting bodies: APT, Rai and RTI.