Producing a 24-Episode Entertainment-Education Radio Drama Series for the West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) Program

July 16, 2018 1:06 pm

West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) is a five-year Program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that aims to improve conservation and climate-resilient low-emissions growth across West Africa. The objective of this Scope of Work (SOW) is to support WA BiCC in producing a 24-episode radio drama series for target audiences in the Sierra Leone Coastal Landscape Complex. These radio drama episodes require high standard dramatic soap opera scripts and high quality audio recordings. To this end, WA BiCC is calling for proposals to identify a production house with expertise in scriptwriting and radio drama production to carry out the following tasks against a timeline:

  1. Participate in a radio drama design workshop to review the main threats to coastal mangroves, the main vulnerabilities of coastal communities, the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) document; define target audiences by threat; and identify potential key themes and messages for the drama
  2. Develop a storyline, character profiles, episodic treatments, and scripts for a 24 episode radio drama series
  3. Audition talented and professional actors to play the radio drama characters, cast/record, and edit high quality audio (of 13-15 minutes each) for 24 episodes of the radio drama series

  Submission of Proposals

The Offeror shall submit its best price offer/proposal in accordance with the Scope of Work (SOW) included in this RFP and shall contain the following:

  1. Proposal Cover Letter signed by a person authorized to sign on behalf of the Offeror (not to exceed one page).
  2. Business registration
  3. A proposal with budget detailing labor, travel & transportation, & other miscellaneous costs.
  4. The Résumé of the proposed experts and explain how the experts’ skills and experience fit the Scope of Work.
  5. Provide detailed technical approach/proposal and timeline for how the Offeror plans to undertake the assignment (Not exceeding 2 pages)

The full RFP  and instructions can be found below:

Request for Proposals Sierra Leone Coastal Landscape Complex Radio Drama Series

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