Think you have what it takes to create the next “South Park”?
Comedy Central wants to hear from you. The cable network’s teamed with the New York Television Festival for “The Comedy Central Short Pilot Competition,” and is seeking entries — produced first acts and a shooting script — from independent producers.
The prize, a $7,500 development deal with Comedy Central, may not sound like much, but that’s considerably more than the original pilot of the show that eventually became FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” cost.
And everyone has to start somewhere. Look for details here.