New Filmmaker Opportunity: Vistaprint Independent Business Owner Web Series Competition

Vistaprint Independent Business Owner Web Series Competition

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our newest filmmaker opportunity in partnership with Vistaprint: the Reality or Fiction? Independent Business Owner Web Series Competition.  Vistaprint, a global leader in affordable, high-quality products for small and emerging businesses, is looking for both narrative and reality show web series that will captivate viewers with the unique emotional highs and lows of being a small business owner or entrepreneur.

Starting today through February 24, pitches are being accepted at ZoomTilt.com. Interested filmmakers can pitch to Vistaprint’s narrative brief, reality show brief or both – best of all there’s no limit to the number of times you pitch!  Multiple finalists will be selected and funded to produce pilot episodes of their series, and if Vistaprint (not to mention your audience) loves your pilot, you could win a $15,000 per episode web series deal!  For more information, visit ZoomTilt.com – and feel free to forward this opportunity to friends and colleagues if you think you can handle the extra competition.

Good luck – and may the best filmmaker win!

The TV Reset Project

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Today, we’re proud to officially launch the first week of The TV Reset Project.  The TV Reset Project includes the launch of (1) our global talent contest for five, talented, up-and-coming independent filmmakers, (2) the start of our fundraising campaign at IndieGoGo to be able to provide additional budget support to our filmmakers, and (3) the season premier of our second digital series, crime-thriller “Dead Man’s Trigger,” directed by Juan Reinoso and starring Hassan Johnson (HBO’s The Wire, ER, Belly).

The overall goal of The TV Reset Project is to build a community-driven entertainment network that provides development, marketing and distribution support to original work by independent filmmakers, film students, screenwriters and actors/actresses.  By enabling independent creative artists make financially sustainable internet TV, we can introduce democracy, meritocracy, diversity and originality to digital entertainment like never before.

Today, our IndieGoGo campaign went live.  Tomorrow night (Wednesday), Episode 1 of “Dead Man’s Trigger” premiers on our YouTube channel, so make sure you’re following ZoomTilt on Twitter (@ZoomTilt) and Facebook (Facebook.com/ZoomTilt) so you don’t miss the release announcement.  In addition, in celebration of The TV Reset Project, the ZoomTilt crew is going to get pretty creative with their own video-making, so stay tuned for some original skits and sketches debuting throughout TV Reset Month.  We hope you’ll continue to tune in.