The internet casting call has been opened by the iPhone manufacturer till August 26 for those looking to make it on the upcoming Apple reality tv show which is being co-produced by Propagate, a newly launched production company co-owned by Ben Silverman of The Biggest Loser fame, Howard T. Owens of MasterChef Junior fame and music star and tech aficionado Will.i.am.
Why app developers should be interested to be a part of this Apple reality TV show is because those who make it to the final round of the reality TV show will get to meet venture capitalists who will be investing up to $10 million, however it would be up to the developers to take the money and give up any equity in their apps or turn down the offer. Moreover, these apps featured in the show will also receive prime placement in the App Store depending on their quality.
The reality TV show of Apple has been officially named Planet of the Apps and is expected to debut in 2017.This will be the first time that Apple enters the world of television with a series. According to the Planet of the Apps website, the aim of the show is to offer “a launch pad and accelerator for exceptional developers.” Those who are looking to apply need to give a rundown of your potential idea as well as submitting a one-minute video profile for their team by August 26.
The producers of Planet of the Apes are inviting developers to join in the “search for the next great app.” Those interested in taking part in the program can fill out an application online now which is available at the official website www.planetoftheapps.com. The show will follow real-life app creators as they strive to create the next big app, meeting tech experts along the way.
Interested developers must be 18-years-old and their app will need to be a beta state by October 21 to enter the competition and it’ll have to run on iOS, macOS, tvOS or watchOS. Then for shooting developers need to be in LA during late 2016 and early 2017.