Submission Guidelines

Every program applicant must submit one (1) project that they wish to develop and sell with the support of this program.


Applicant Profile

·        Your brief professional biography

·        Your brief resumé. List any relevant awards you/your projects have received.

·        One-page (maximum) description of your goals in attending BANFF, the people you want to meet, and how this will benefit your company or projects.


Project Submission Requirements

·        Genre: Scripted/Unscripted – Live-Action/Animated, etc.

·        Format: Series/Web Series/Feature/Limited Series, etc.

·        Length: 1 x 60-minute, returnable half hour series, 25x7 minutes, etc.

·        Budget: Estimated overall budget or per episode budget 

·        Funding: Description of any third-party development funds (i.e. Broadcaster, CMF, third-party private funding)

·        Proposed Team: List any potential creative or production team members (e.g. director, writer, executive producer, etc.)


Document Checklist

  1. Resume (.pdf)
  2. Cover Letter / Goals for attending BANFF (.pdf)
  3. Project Synopsis / Outline (.pdf)
  4. Proposal: Submit at minimum one (1) or more of the following for review 

·        Project proposal or presentation deck (.pdf)

·        Treatment (.pdf)

·        Script (.pdf)

·        Video Sizzle/reel/trailer/promo (.mp4 and/or weblinks can be included in outline materials - file size limit: 500 MB)

The Netflix-BANFF Diversity of Voices Initiative has a strong mandate to achieve diverse representation across its program. We celebrate diversity and inclusion with respect and appreciation of differences including but not limited to: ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, nationality, sexual orientation, age, religion, education, and ability.