UN3, the channel of the University of Tres de Febrero in Argentina (Untref), launched a contest that will award AR$ 30,000 (USD 1,830) to the best web series project. The call seeks contents of up to 120 minutes, with episodes of up to 20 minutes each.
The categories of the projects are humor, romantic comedy, horror, suspense and alternative media: series specifically designed to be broadcast through social networks (Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, etc).
The goal is to further expand the channel’s programming, which currently has more than 100 shows of national production. The contents of UN3 are available on linear TV (through pay TV operators and several channel to which UN3 transfers its material) and on demand (through the UN3.TV website and on the official Youtube channel).
Projects must be submitted by 15 August. The pre-selected projects will be known on August 31. Then, on September 15, it will be announced the winner
The channel will take into account criteria such as creativity, functionality, adaptation to produce a web series and the potential of the project for transmedia stories (social networks, VR, etc.), among others. The terms and conditions are available on the UN3 website.