MIP Cancun Entertainment Formats Pitch

With the tagline, New Formats No Borders - this new brand competition, run by MIP Cancun in association with all3media international, offers an amazing opportunity for producers to enter their entertainment format idea into a dynamic pitch environment - with advice and engagement of experienced producers and broadcasters at every stage. 

The winner will receive a prize of $5,000 via bank transfer to develop the idea to the next pitch stage, and a high value supporting document in the form of a tailored report along with time with a key executive.



The MIP Cancun Entertainment Formats Pitch will see entries judged by an industry-renowned panel with the winning format receiving a cash and consultancy prize package and the opportunity to partner with all3media international in developing the format for pitching to global broadcasters.

Michela Giorelli
VP Production & Development
Discovery Networks LatAm

Pedro Lascurian
Acquisitions Director
TV Azteca

Janel Downing
VP of Sales, Latin America
all3media international

Francisco Cordero
BTF Media

Felix Wesseler
Director of Operations

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Capability to reproduce locally as a format & travel globally
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Innovation
  • Capacity of returning for multiple series

The selected projects will be:

  • Well structured, tightly formatted
  • Fitting in the following genres of non-scripted formats: entertainment, factual entertainment, game shows, reality and studio entertainment
  • Potential to travel as a format to countries worldwide
  • Projects must be new and original format concepts

Key dates

  • 28 March 2019: Call for entries opens
  • 20 September 2019: Call for entries ends
  • 27 September 2019: Announcement of short listed entries
  • 21 October 2019: Announcement of Top 5 pitches

Key documents

all3media international

Working with Reed MIDEM on The Formats Pitch events at MIP and ATF has been enjoyable and productive for our profile in EMEA and APAC. We’re delighted to work once again with the team at Reed Midem on presenting this new Formats Pitch at MIP Cancun. The event offers the perfect platform to showcase the best of Latin America’s creative talent and discover ideas that are perfect for export and development within the region and on the international stage.

Rachel Glaister, EVP Brands, all3media international