Nickelodeon Wants Fans To Submit Creative Short Ideas For Nick Jr

April 15, 2014 • By

Nickelodeon Creative Nick Jr Shorts

Nickelodeon has just announced some really cool news! The network is letting anyone submit an idea for a creative short for Nick Jr.!

Here are the guidelines:

“We’re looking for character based shorts that are silly, whacky, loony and hilariously funny to our core audience of two to five year olds.

Shorts should include strong characters that appeal to both boys and girls.

Shorts should avoid stereotyping of any kind.

Shorts should be respectful of preschooler’s development, gearing humor and content to the audience.

Shorts should be visually stimulating and push the conventions of design while working on a level respectful of preschooler’s development.

Shorts should avoid topics and issues that date and link the series to a particular time and fad.

Shorts should have no more than 2 – 3 characters.

Shorts are limited to 2:00 in length and should primarily take place in 1 setting.

We are open to all animation styles.

Your pitch materials must include:

Concept treatment (2 paragraphs about your idea)
Character descriptions and designs
2 minute rough thumbnail storyboard OR 2 minute script/outline
Resume and credits
Link to online portfolio and/or work samples (if available)

If available, you can provide a link to additional pitch content.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 28, 2014. No submissions will be accepted after this time.”

This is awesome! Let us know if YOU submit an idea!