Wildseed Studios is relaunching its Ideas Portal, inviting creators to submit a live or animated project, for the chance to get up to £ 10,000 per project to develop and even pilot their idea before presenting it on global platforms.
Having previously identified, developed and produced successful scripted projects from novice creators on Netflix, BBC, Disney and Sky, Wildseed Studios is passionate about finding and developing new and diverse talent and ideas. Wildseed specializes in ideas that will appeal to audiences under the age of 30 and therefore seeks projects with a youthful perspective – and, in line with its target audience, is particularly sensitive to genre ideas animated by characters with a sense of meaning. ‘humor.
The Submission Portal is uniquely designed to provide a level playing field for bright new creators looking to enter the scripted content industry. They don’t need to have an agent or have been produced before. The studio is looking for great ideas from passionate people with a willingness to work hard to achieve creative excellence. Creators don’t even have to have scripted for ideas to be considered. The character designs, the videos, the graphic novels, the manuscripts are all interesting, as the story demonstrates that the initial pitch for the next great global original can be presented in many forms.
Selected creators will receive up to £ 10,000 each to develop their idea with the support of the team at Wildseed Studios, who mentored raw new talent and developed their ideas into mainstream TV commissions on numerous premier content platforms. plan to the world.
Wildseed Studios Co-Founder and Creative Director Jesse Cleverly said: “Success in the content industry is, more than ever, driven by passionate projects for unique voices and, as we know from joyful experience, when we find raw talent and frame their vision, we find the next generation of hits. We are also keenly aware that the industry has so far failed to enable the full spectrum of creative talent, which is why we are particularly focused on voices that did not feel represented in the industry. nowadays.
Wildseed Managing Director Miles Bullough added, “Wildseed’s mission is to find and mentor the most exciting new talent in scripted entertainment. We pioneered this approach to talent development because we wanted to find new ideas from people who wouldn’t necessarily have access through standard channels. We use our experience and know-how in the industry to identify and encourage new creative talent towards commissions for mainstream platforms and, judging by the results to date, we know it works.
Wildseed Studios, launched eight years ago with a mission to find and nurture the talent of the future, received thousands of ideas when it first opened its submission portal. 40 pilot films were created resulting in a 60% pickup rate including a live action Netflix original series, The last bus (in production), Sky Kids Animated Sitcom Dodo (streaming now), animated comedy Counterfeit cat for Disney, animated series for adults Tales from the Serengeti for BBC3, live action series joke me for full screen US and animated comedy Wolf Jenkins (also BBC3) as well as two new series in development with VisKids.