Commissioning for a Reality Show

Commissioning for a Reality Show

Zuku TV is looking to partner with local content producers to co-produce or commission a bold and original reality show.

We are looking for scripts or proposals that are unique, original, entertaining and bring fresh insight into the industry. The concept should also have a broad appeal and possess the ability to travel across the continent.

CONTENT

The series must be:

  • Unique, original and fresh
  • Must be exciting, dramatic and high end
  • Tell African stories in a memorable way
  • Appeal to a broad audience (International)
  • Exportable to other territories
  • Resonate with the African continent/viewers
  • Have strong, relatable African stories
  • Entertaining
  • Reflect diversity and current realities
  • Have a long shelf life
PROPOSAL 

The proposal should be original and written in English, and must contain the following information:
  • A Synopsis

  • A Detailed treatment and approach

  • Episodic breakdown

  • Character Descriptions

  • Target Audience

  • Sponsorship opportunities

  • A preliminary budget

CO-PRODUCTION
 
Zuku Owns rights within Sub-Sahara Africa, co-producer owns rights for Rest of World with a revenue share agreement on all sales dependent on contribution.
 
COMMISSION
Zuku owns all rights in perpetuity
 
DELIVERY
In English
 
FILMING
East Africa as long as within budget
 
DURATION
13 x 30 min 
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
Males and females 20-40 
 
GENRE 
Reality or scripted reality 
Game show
Talent Show
 
LANGUAGE
English
Local dialect to be subtitled in English 
 
DELIVERY FORMAT

• File delivery-via FTP or hard drive but files must be converted to IMX 30 Files

• Episode durations: 26’ episodes for half-hours

• Standard delivery in SD

• 16:9 aspect ratio

• Delivery to include separate M & E tracks and Dialogue scripts 

 

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

To broadcast around the 3rd quarter of 2015

 

CREATIVE INFORMATION

 

Please supply detailed CV’s of key creative personnel who will be allocated to the project, i.e. Director, DOP, Producer, Script Writer(s)

 

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

 

  • Location of registered Production Office
  • Facilities to be used – origination and post-production
  • Estimated Production Schedule
Any other information
  • Company registration, VAT Registration, Income Tax numbers/reference
  • Directors or members or partners of Company, CC or Partnership
  • TV Programs produced in the past % years
  • Reference (provide at least 2)
Closing date for submissions
15th March 2015. Submissions to be made to: reality@ke.wananchi.com
 
Final Decision Date
15th April 2015 
 
Submission Details
Commissioning Editor, 
Wananchi Programming Ltd,
Gateway Business Park, Block E Mombasa Road,
P.O. Box 10286-00100 Nairobi,
Kenya.