OneZed Comedy

Closing date 29/08/2022

OneZed is an authentic Southern African Entertainment Channel, specifically targeted at DStv & GOTV subscribers.

Concept Brief: 24 Minute comedy series

Channel: OneZed (Channel 172) DSTV Access, OneZed (Channel 8) GOTV Value

Episodes: 13 x 24 min

Audience: Primary: 30-45 Age group, Secondary: 46-60 Age group

Language: Vernacular (Culturally specific to the world of the story)

Editorial Guide:

OneZed is looking for a new 13 part comedy series which depicts  authentic ‘African’ experiences.The comedy must be based in Malawi and showcase the true livelihood and experiences of those living in the country.

The Comedy series must deliver rib cracking humor and have a fresh premise relatable to the target audience.

Creative Requirements:

Exploring new and fresh ideas that tap into the nuances of the market, please bear the following in mind:

  1. The characters must be relatable, funny and engaging.
  2. The Comedy can explore any of these types of comedies; farce, burlesque, slapstick and satire comedy.

This comedy  series must be family friendly and encourage appointment viewing.

Submission Requirements: 

  1. Brief synopsis of the concept.
  2. Story bible.
  3. A summary of the main characters arcs/journeys as well as Episodic summaries for 13 episodes.

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