pilot film


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pilot film

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(Broadcasting) a film of short duration serving as a guide to a projected series
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Noun1.pilot film - a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors
television program, television show, TV program, TV show - a program broadcast by television
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The footage was a pilot film for Channel Four television but it was never aired.
Following a successful pilot film to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legendary detective drama Inspector Morse, the first full series of Endeavour had seven million viewers gripped when it was broadcast last year.
James Webster, a graduate of Beacon Hill Arts' successful pilot Film Academy earlier this year said: "I really liked the Directing because I enjoyed deciding what takes to use and whether we should film the scene again.
Oh, and I must not forget a TV series commission for my brand new pilot film The Measly & Mo Silent Film Show.
He was the last remaining character in the series from the pilot film.
Most recent examples include upgrades to its state-of-the-art pilot film line in Belgium and the addition of new capacity in Akron, Ohio.
We've made the pilot film, and ITV liked it so much that they've commissioned a series before the pilot's aired, so we will make three more in July.
A Hollywood TV production company has been shooting a pilot film for a proposed ABC series, "Off The Map" on a farm near the small mountain town of Ciales, reports El Nuevo Dia (March 24, 2010).
ABC is once again considering making "Funny in Farsi" into a weekly comedy on the network; it has penned in Barry Sonnenfeld as the director and executive producer for a pilot film.
In the 1980 pilot film The Black Stuff, in which viewers were introduced to Yosser 'Gissa Job' Hughes, he had black hair.
In the pilot film The Black Stuff, in which viewers were first introduced to Yosser 'Gissa Job' Hughes, he had black hair.
Final production and editing will take place in the UK and the pilot film will have a Bahrain showing in November and Dina plans to send it to television channels and production companies internationally in the hope that it will be taken up and can be made into a series.