Doc Hearts are always happy to receive unsolicited ideas. If you have an idea for a TV show, documentary, drama, or stage show, let us know! If you are/or know of some interesting characters doing exceptional things, let us know that too. Just use the links on the IDEAS page to find the best person to submit your ideas to.
We can only accept your idea materials if you read the terms below and agree to the following:
You created the idea or own the rights to the concept you’re submitting (or you represent the creator or owner).
You acknowledge that the materials you submit will not be returned to you.
Doc Hearts did not request these materials from you. You’re submitting them out of the kindness of your heart.
You will receive no money or compensation for the time spent on an idea before approaching us, or simply for submitting your idea to us in the first instance.
If we like an idea, we will contact you to create a separate option agreement so that we can develop the project for television or other media platforms. At that point, we’ll negotiate compensation for use of your ideas or any materials you submit.
The concept you’re submitting is not protected by copyright law.
The use of these materials to develop a series will not infringe on the rights of any third party (someone other than you or us).
You will indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from any and all suits, claims, or liability (including reasonable legal fees) that result from any breach of this agreement on your part.Doc Hearts can transfer or assign this agreement to networks, other buyers, or co-producers.
Your submission is not confidential. Doc Hearts can discuss your materials with our employees, agents, and networks to see if they’re any good.
Doc Hearts has its own development department and some of the ideas already being developed by us may be similar to the idea or concept you’re submitting. You agree that you have no claim against Doc Hearts for misappropriating any of your ideas or materials in any future Doc Hearts programmes or activities.