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PNN Technology and Medicine Programming - SOW Technology and Medicine Show

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 20, 2018
Category: Photographic, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Broadcasting Board of Governors, Director, Office of Contracts, Office of Contracts (CON), 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Suite 4360, Washington, District of Columbia, 20237, United States

Description

SOW for Technology and Medicine Programming BBG COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR PERSIAN NEWS NETWORK Technology and Medicine Series General Information Document Type: Combined Solicitation/Synopsis Solicitation Number: VOA-PNN-18-RFQ-0015AM Posted Date: Monday, August 20, 2018 Original Response Date: Monday, August 27, 2018 Current Response Date: Monday, August 27, 2018 Classification Code: T006 Set Aside: N/A NAICS Code: 512110 Motion Picture and Video Production Contracting Office Address Broadcast Board of Governors (BBG), Voice of America (VOA), 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC, 20237. Description This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13.5 and the format in FAR subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. This solicitation is a request for quotations VOA-PNN-RFQ-18-0015AM The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-99. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 512110, with a small business size standard of $32.5M. The BBG Office of Contracts is seeking to purchase the services of a Contractor to produce a documentary series for television broadcast that will introduce Iranian audiences to the latest advances in technology and medicine as developed in the United States and around the world for use on the BBGs new 24-hour news channel, Persian News Network (PNN). Each episode will be 24 minutes in length. The contractor shall deliver 20 episodes to the Agency, all in the English language. All interested companies shall provide quotation(s) for the following: Supplies Line ItemDescriptionQuantityUnit PriceTotal Price •Concept for 20 Episodes •Near Finished Copy of each of the 20 Episodes •Final Versions of each of the 20 Episodes oFully mastered Version oClean Version 1-20 1-20 1-20 1-20 Services See Attached Persian News Network Technology and Medicine Series Statement of Work (SOW). The delivery/task order period of performance is on or about September 1, 2018-August 31, 2019. Delivery shall be provided no later than 45 days after receipt of award of contract. The contractor shall deliver all deliverables to Arakdiy Orlov (aorlov@voanews.com) room 1450 at Voice of America (VOA), 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC, 20237. Place of Performance Address: Contractors Facility Award shall be made to the quoter whose quotation offers the best value to the government, considering technical approach and capability, past performance, and price. The government will evaluate information based on the following evaluation criteria: (1a) concept (1b) technical approach and capability (1c) key personnel, (2) past performance, and (3) price. 1. Technical •Concept - The Government will evaluate the likelihood that the Offerors concept for the documentary series will enhance the target audiences understanding of the latest advancements, innovation and breakthroughs in technology and medicine as being developed in the United States and around the world and will meet the target audiences needs for high-quality original content in a highly competitive satellite TV market. •Technical Approach and Capability - The Government will evaluate the Offerors demonstrated capability to deliver products and services within the period delineated in the RFQ and in accordance with the stated requirements/timeline for filming, editing and post-production including graphics elements. •Key Personnel - The Government will evaluate the Offerors proposed Key Personnel as creative individuals and as a management team for the extent of their qualifications and experience with respect to the functions they are proposed to manage based on the resume, references, past professional awards and other information available to the Government. The evaluation will include: a) Depth and breadth of the proposed Project Managers and other Key Personnel professional qualifications and demonstrated experience to lead and manage a complex research, development, production and post-production of specialized documentary series for broadcast television; b) Availability and commitment to this project; and (c) Demonstrated understanding of the statement of work. 2. Past Performance The Government will evaluate the Offerors past performance to determine the degree to which it demonstrates the likelihood it can successfully perform the SOW. The Government will evaluate the Offerors past performance on recent relevant projects during the last 4 (four) years, similar in complexity and scope to the proposed broadcast TV documentary series with a particular focus on technology and medicine-centered documentary series produced for international broadcasters, particularly based in the Middle East. 3. Price - the Offerors price quote will be evaluated to determine fairness and reasonableness. The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/far The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition: 1.FAR 52.212-1, "Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items" (JAN 2017) is included in the attached Statement of Work (SOW). 2.FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items" (NOV 2017) Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at https://www.sam.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items." If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition: •FAR 52.212-4, "Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items" (JAN 2017) •FAR 52.212-5, "Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders" (JUL 2018) The following subparagraphs of FAR 52.212-5 are applicable: __ (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402). __ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). __ (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313). _ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)). __ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). __ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016) (E.O. 11246). __ (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)(38 U.S.C. 4212). __ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). __ (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). __ (42) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513). __ (55) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). __ (49) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). All other contract requirements are contained in the attached SOW. All quoters shall submit the following: ONE copy of the Technical and ONE Price Proposals, as well as, 3 past performance questionnaires with relevant experience on previous contracts within the last 4 years. All quotations shall be sent to the Contracting Officer, Alisa Martine at amartine@bbg.gov and JR Hill at chill@bbg.gov This is an open-market combined synopsis/solicitation for acquired programming for PNN as defined herein and in the attached SOW. The government intends to award a contract as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein and the attached SOW. To facilitate the award process, all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows: "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition." OR "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:" Quoters shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s). Submission shall be received via email only, not later than August 27, 2018 to the Contracting Officer, Alisa Martine, at email address: amartine@bbg.gov. No hard copy proposals will be accepted. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Contracting Officer, Alisa Martine, at amartine@bbg.gov not later than 2 days after release of this combined synopsis/solicitation. No phone calls will be taken or responded to. Point of Contact Contracting Officer, Alisa Martine, amartine@bbg.gov or JR Hill at chill@bbg.gov

Original Point of Contact

POC Alisa Martine, Phone: 000-000-0000, J.R. Hill, Phone: 202.382.7846

Place of Performance

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