SERIES

 

A SERIES is defined as a show with at least 20% original content that is cablecast weekly on the same day, time on a specific Austin Public channel during a 4-month season with a total running time of 28:30, 58:30 or 1:28:30. All current Producers who have completed Media Policy are eligible to apply for a Series. Series are limited to 1 application per Producer during the priority application period. A Series is a privilege, not a right.

THE PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD FOR FALL 2018 IS AUGUST 1-12: The Fall 2018 Season starts Sept. 1st.

If you would like to apply to join the current Summer 2018 Series then please fill out the form below and pay the Series fee here: PAYMENT LINK. You’ll receive an email from doug@austinfilm.org within a few days.

APPROVED APPLICATIONS

FALL 2018 Approved Slots: 

  • Magic Video LIVE – Sundays/2pm/ch10/studio 1
  • Up Late Austin LIVE – Mondays/10pm/ch16/studio 1
  • DaveTV LIVE – Sundays/5pm/ch10/studio 1
  • Da Big Daddy G Show LIVE – Tuesdays/10pm/ch16/Studio 1
  • Practice Practice Practice LIVE – Sundays/11:30am/ch10/studio 1
  • The Trailer Park Show LIVE – Mondays/5pm/ch10/studio 1
  • Berea Goshen Church – Wednesdays/8pm/ch11
  • Life word – Saturdays/7pm/ch16
  • A Better You LIVE – Sundays/3pm/ch16/studio 2
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church – Sundays/12pm/ch11
  • Educated Ignorance – Wednesdays/9pm.ch10
  • Encounter Jesus – Tuesdays/7pm/ch11
  • East 19th St MBC – Sundays/6pm/ch11
  • First UU Church Public Affairs FORUM – Sundays/6pm/ch10
  • HISPANIC TODAY LIVE – Tuesdays/6:30pm/ch10/studio 2
  • Fiesta Musical Television LIVE – Sundays/11am/ch16/studio 2
  • Friendly Will BC ATX – Tuesdays/6:30pm/ch11
  • Right Talk With Mike Lee LIVE – Mondays/6:30pm/ch10/studio 2
  • Greater Love Baptist Church – Saturdays/9:30am/ch11
  • DemocracyNow – Monday – Friday/6pm/ch16
  • Casual Bandage – Mondays/7:30pm/ch10
  • GCBC Worship Hour – Mondays/8pm/ch11
  • St. James Worship Service – Sundays/7pm/ch11
  • Bible Study at St. James – Thursdays/5pm/ch11
  • Calvary Uplink – Saturdays/5pm/ch11
  • Eddie Arevalo’s SPOTLITE LIVE – Tuesdays/7:30pm/ch16
  • Calvary Uplink Too – Mondays/7pm/ch11
  • Support Austin Music TV – Wednesdays/8pm/ch16
  • Austin City Local – Sundays/6pm/ch16

Updated on 8/13/18 at 3:42pm

AUSTIN PUBLIC - SERIES APPLICATION FORM

Current Season: Summer 2018: Ends August 31st (apply anytime) 

Fall 2018 Season: September 1st - December 31, 2018. 

Priority Application Period: August 1 @ 12:00 AM -  August 12 @ 11:59 PM.

Go to www.austinfilm.org/austin-public/series to see your series status
SERIES POLICIES

A Series is defined as a show (with at least 20% original content) that is cablecast weekly on the same day, time and channel during a 4-month season with a total running time of 28:30, 58:30 or 1:28:30. All current Producers, who have completed Media Policy, are eligible to apply for a Series. Series are limited to 1 application per Producer during the priority application period. A Series is a privilege, not a right.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The allocation of Series time slots are based on a first come first served application process with consideration for studio space requirements, studio availability, channel availability and TRT (Total Running Time) priority. Any scheduling conflicts will be made known to the Producers shortly after the priority application period and resolved based on the discretion of the Station Manager and the Programming and Production Associate. Once you are approved for a time slot, you'll be required to submit your first week's file and make your payment. The payment link will be emailed out with your series approval notification. 


LIVE SERIES:

Live Series will only be available during specified time slots on SundayMonday & Tuesday. These slots will be listed in the Live Time options seen below on this application. A live series show must justify the space requirement for Studio 1. Series allocations will be made with respect to those space requirements. 

 

PRE-EMPTIONS:

Space and airtime preemptions can occur based on the discretion of the Station Manager with the following policies: no more than 2-times in a row in a 4-month Season and no more than 4 times in a 4-month Season. Austin Public staff will do its best to focus our programming and rentals during the open studio availability on Wednesday through Saturday and Producers will be given at least a 7-day notice of a pre-emption. 

PRODUCER INFORMATION





SERIES INFORMATION





Please upload your file at one of Austin Public's upload stations by Sunday, August 26th. As stated above, the digital file submission is no longer a step in the application process. The application process only consists of this form. 
PRE-RECORDED SERIES AIRTIME 
If you’re applying for a pre-recorded series then please select your top three choices below. All 3 choice fields are required.       

FIRST CHOICE - PRE-RECORDED SHOW




SECOND CHOICE - PRE-RECORDED SHOW




THIRD CHOICE - PRE-RECORDED SHOW



LIVE SERIES AIRTIME 

Anyone operating the studio equipment needs to be crew certified. At least two crew members are required in Studio 1. Please list all of your crew members below (required):


If you are requesting Studio 1 then please describe the space requirements for your show below (required for Studio 1):


Please explain the size of your production and how you will utilize the space in studio 1.


All live show slots listed below can accommodate 28:30 and 58:30 shows. The slots that can  accommodate a 1:28:30 show are labeled. 

 

Please select your top three choices for your live show day and time. All 3 choice fields are required. 


FIRST CHOICE - LIVE SHOW



SECOND CHOICE - LIVE SHOW



THIRD CHOICE - LIVE SHOW



The Priority Application Period is August 1 @ 12:00 AM -  August 12 @ 11:59 PM. Any Applications created outside that timeframe will not be considered for first priority. This application form is the only requirement for the Priority Application Period. 

Once approved, please submit your digital file (first week's file or back up file) by August 26th . The payment link will be sent out in a series approval email after the application period ends on August 12th. The payment amounts will be:

  • $15 - 28:30 Pre-recorded Series
  • $20 - 28:30 Live Series
  • $25 - 58:30 Pre-Recorded Series
  • $30 - 58:30 Live Series
  • $35 - 1:28:30 Pre-Recorded Series
  • $40 - 1:28:30 Live Series

Go to www.austinfilm.org/austin-public/series to see your series status. Applications will be added every 24-48 hours to the list. Series will be assigned slots during the week of August 13th. By submitting this form you agree to all terms listed on this application as well as Austin Public's policies and Procedures. 

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