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We are making some changes to the way we develop and commission new independent dramas for CBBC in 2012. Instead of the usual annual commissioning round, we are returning to a system of rolling commissioning throughout the year bringing drama into line with the other CBBC genres. Proposals will still need to be submitted formally through e-commissioning.
Bringing together the tremendous talent and experience of television with the huge creative potential of online is at the heart of the BBC's offering, produing great new content audiences will just love. Find out more from Victoria Jaye on this and the latest announcement from Zai today about 6 web pilots showcasing new comedy talent on BBC3.
We are pleased to be able to bring you the genre sessions from the BBC Knowledge and Daytime Commissioning Briefing on 23rd November 2011.
Find out information about the opportunity to supply BBC Radio 1's new station sound imaging package. The deadline for demo submissions is 19th Jan 2012 and submissions should be made to Dan Mumford, please read the full brief before pitching.
Updated 30th November 2011: You can find the published Knowledge & Daytime Commissioning Briefing sessions on the November 30th 2011 news piece and via the What We Want Genre pages.
Arts Council England and the BBC have announced an experimental digital arts media service and commissioning programme called The Space. Find out more about the application process, the £2.5 million of ACE strategic digital innovation funds available and who is eligible. The deadline for applications is December 9th.
We are delighted to offer an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for production of Question Time, the BBC's flagship political debate programme. The production must qualify as a Nations Production with a substantive base in Scotland, find out more about the criteria and details.
Boarding School Bomber started life as a police training film, Conviction, produced by corporate production company Omni to tackle violent extremism. Find out more this programme's unique route to commission and clever combination of CCTV, internet propaganda, intimate interviews and dramatised story telling.
Britain in a Day was launched on 12th November 2011 and the project asked the British people to turn amateur filmmaker for one day with the aim of capturing the essence of Britain in an innovative documentary, find out more about the BBC and Scott Free productions project and how to view the short films on Youtube.
Listen back to the audio from The Pitch Masterclass held at BBC Broadcasting House on Thursday 10th November 2011. Frank Ash presents a panel with BBC Network Radio commissioning Editors giving tips and information on how to submit your ideas for commissions to BBC Radio networks 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Pact have joined forces with the BBC to undertake a review of the BBC's commissioning systems: e-Commissioning, Proteus, Bravo and the ASL. Find out more about how you can offer your opinions and make suggestions for improvements.
The new CBeebies Radio Online brief has been published. CBeebies are looking for 10 X 10 minute character-led, soft learning and sound based entertainment pieces. Find out more information and the closing date for submissions from the CBeebies commissioning team.
The Radio 4 tender round for Gardeners' Question Time 2012-2015 launches on Wednesday 9th November and closes on 8th December 2011. This opportunity is open exclusively to independent production companies and is not open to BBC departments. Find out more about the details and criteria you'll need to meet to pitch.
Tim Davie announces the launch of the new Audio & Music Independent Production Company database. This will be used for all communication and central queries for pitching ideas to BBC Network Radio stations. This replaces any separate directories that the individual networks have held in the past.
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