DC Universe is turning to its fans for its next unscripted project. At this year's New York Comic Con, the streaming service announced it has teamed up with Ideas United to launch DCYou Unscripted, an initiative that invites creators and fans to submit unscripted series ideas inspired by DC properties.
According to the official project description,
The DCYou Unscripted project will be open for entries beginning the evening of October 3 to November 18 to any Ideas United network member who is over 18 and a US resident. Any creator is welcomed to easily and quickly apply to join the iU network. During the submission process, talent and fan enthusiasts alike will be able to submit their unscripted/reality video series ideas ranging from game shows to game play to hot food and hot takes.
The top 10 entrants chosen will travel to Los Angeles, California to spend a day with industry professionals to refine their concepts and have the chance to pitch their concepts in-person to a panel of DC executives and entertainment luminaries. Three finalists will move on to have unscripted pilots produced by Ideas United, with one final entrant receiving a series order which will launch exclusively on DC Universe.
“The DC Universe mission is to create a place for fans to dive deeper and express their fandom and this is a continuation of that aim,” said DC Universe Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sam Ades. “As we head into our second year we're excited about this new initiative -- empowering fans to bring their unique and diverse voices to DC Universe in this very ambitious way.”
“Working with DC Universe allows us to highlight the tremendous talent of the next generation of creatives and give them an unbelievable opportunity to share their ideas with the world,” added Abe Mohammadione, Vice President of Creative & Production, Ideas United. “We are thrilled to embark on this journey with the team at Warner Bros. Digital Networks and can’t wait to explore all the ideas and concepts submitted, meet and mentor emerging talent, produce pilots and a series, and capture all the behind-the-scenes action from the first submission to the final premier.”
DCUunscripted.com features additional submission details and requirements. More program information and highlights will be added to the site in the coming months.