"Chance of a Lifetime" Reality Documentary Series Premiering on Pivot TV

Saturday, February 15, 2014


Hyde Park-Image Nation, The United Nations Organization (UN),
 the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, and Variety Magazine



The issues are global. The teams are international. The competition is intense.


Watch it on pivot.tv

Episodes 1-4
Saturday, February 15th | 10am EST / 9am PST

Episodes 5-7
Sunday, February 16th | 10am EST / 7am PST

Participant Media’s Pivot channel can be seen on the following platforms: Directv (channel 267), Dish Network (channel 197), AT&T (channel 287), Verizon (channel 287), and Comcast Xfinity (channel 231).

The show will also re-run all episodes on Thursday February 20th – the United Nation's World Day of Social Justice.
Airtime TBD



Hyde Park-Image Nation, The United Nations Organization (UN), the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, and Variety Magazine have collaborated to produce a non-scripted TV series entitled Chance of a Lifetime hosted by internationally renowned award-winning producer Ashok Amritraj.

Twelve promising young filmmakers from the United Arab Emirates, India, and Singapore are divided into teams and work together to survive various filmmaking tasks and ultimately make the winning 10-minute short film. The teams comprise of three contestants, one from each region, and will need to draw on their varied cultural perspectives while sharing a singular vision.

The topics and tone of each film will reflect the UN’s priority global causes. Through compelling filmmaking, the contestants will aim to shine a spotlight on these issues while keeping the audience enthralled.

The winning team will be flown to New York City where their winning 10-minute short film will be screened at the United Nations headquarters, after which they will be flown to the French Riviera where they will receive a special recognition from Hollywood's Variety Magazine during the 2013 Festival de Cannes.


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For more information on the series, visit http://www.chanceofalifetime.org