7 March 2020
#PodFestCairo Podcast
Pitch Competition
AUC Tahrir

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ABOUT
#PodFestCairo
Podcast Pitch Competition
The #PodFestCairo Podcast Pitch Competition is your chance to be at the forefront of Egypt's podcasting history.
REQUIREMENTS
Applicants will submit their written pitches via a link on this page.

The #PodFestCairo Podcast Pitch Competition submissions will be reviewed by the PodFest Cairo Team who will select three (3) finalists.

The finalists must be available to deliver a four minute pitch before a jury and a live audience as a part of the closing ceremony at PodFest Cairo on Saturday, 7 March 2020.
PRIZES
The grand prize winner will receive:
--3 hours of recording time at the Just a Go Proer Studio
--3 hours of podcast coaching and mentorship from Ehky Ya Masr Podcast team
--1-year PRO license from Hindenburg, audio editing software
--1-year license to Blue Dot Sessions, music licensing
--a podcast recording kit with a Zoom H5 audio recorder, headphones and equipment bag, courtesy of Shams Stores
--#PodFestCairo swag bag

There will be prizes for the two (2) runner-ups.
RULES AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Only amateur/independent/freelance podcast pitches will be considered. Professional radio announcers, pilot and work-in-progress shows are not eligible.

Only one entry per person.

Submissions will be judged based on the following:
-conveying your vision
-originality,
-creativity
-diversity of the podcast idea and
-potential for growth

Written pitches must be in English (finalists can make their verbal/oral pitches in English or Arabic).

The three (3) finalists must be available to attend the PodFest Cairo Pitch Competition on Saturday, 7 March from 2 - 4 p.m. where they will make a 7-minute pitch before a jury and a live audience as a part of the closing ceremony at PodFest Cairo.
#PodFestCairo
Pitch Competition Timeline
7 March 2020
February 11
February 11
Submissions open
February 23
February 23
Submissions close (11:59 p.m.)
March 2
March 2
Finalists will be notified
March 7
March 7
Finalists will make their pitches at 3:30 p.m.
March 7
March 7
PodFest Cairo Podcast Pitch Competition Winner will be announced at 4:30 p.m.
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Podcast Pitch Competition Finalists
The #PodFestCairo Podcast Pitch Competition finalists will present their podcast ideas before a live audience as a part of the closing ceremony.
Nayera Elgohary
Nadine Hammady and
Christine Mounir
Ahmed Fetaha

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Pitch Competition Jury
The best representatives of the industry will judge the #PodFestCairo Podcast Pitch Competition finalists
Mazen Yassen
Content Creator, Just a Go Proer
Hannah Allam
National Security Correspondent, NPR
Farid Y. Farid
Reporter, AFP

Are you ready to sign up for the
#PodFestCairo Pitch Competition?

**You must attend the competition on 7 March 2020

THE APPLICATION IS CLOSED.
#PodFestCairo
Podcast Pitch Competition Partners
Thanks to our partners,
Just a Go Proer
Hindenburg
Blue Dot Sessions
Ehky Ya Masr Podcast
Shams Stores
If you want to become one of our sponsors, contact us by email PodFestCairo@gmail.com
#PodFestCairo:
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