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Comedy Channel is offering up to $25,000
« on: September 06, 2007, 10:22:14 AM »
Digs for Australian Comedy Gold at SPAA Conference

As part of this year's SPAA Conference, the Comedy Channel is offering up to $25,000 towards the development of a new TV comedy concept. The winner will be announced at the Conference being held at the Sheraton Mirage Resort on the Gold Coast from 13 to 16 November.

The Comedy Channel is inviting Australian writers, performers and producers to submit programme ideas for a 13 part half-hour comedy series. The Comedy Channel's Manager and Programme Manager will look at all submissions and select a total of six finalists to participate in this exciting new initiative.

All finalists will be required to register for the Conference in November where they will have the opportunity to pitch their comedy concept directly to a panel of judges, including Foxtel's Head of Television, Brian Walsh and Head of Entertainment, Graham Burrells.

Producers are invited to submit a proposal of no more than three pages in length. Application forms can be downloaded from or

Entries close 5pm on 15 October 2007. Short-listed producers will be notified on 1 November.

The winner will be announced at the Comedy Channel Pitch Session at 11am on Friday, 16 November.

For full terms and conditions go to or "Comedy Gold" at

Please address proposals to:

Comedy Gold
The Comedy Channel
47 City Road Southbank, Melbourne VIC 3006

SPAA Conference
13-16 November 2007
Gold Coast, Queensland
P: 61 2 9360 8988
F: 61 2 9360 8977