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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It will narrate Roddenberry's final pilot film of the decade, Spectre, plus the aborted "Phase II" Trek series, the numerous starts and stops for a movie version, and, lastly, Star Trek--The Motion Picture.
In the estate next door, the Velveteen Vixens, a group of bikini-clad housewives are shooting a pilot film for a red-hot reality show.
KARACHI -- The Qalambaaz, the ongoing fellowship for specialized film scriptwriting, recently had its pilot film market at the ThotSpot in Karachi where fellows from its past four years met with current trending producers and distributors and prospective private investors to share stories, get feedback and sign up possible development deals.
"Chad" was a late order by Fox, getting the green light for the pilot film only on February 10.
The footage was a pilot film for Channel Four television but it was never aired.
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.
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).
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.