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Storytellers Initiative

SeriesFest is thrilled to partner once again with Elysium Bandini Studios and Parallel Entertainment for our Storytellers Initiative! We are looking for the next big comedy series! What excites us most is an innovative idea with a strong point of view and bold characters

Key Dates and Fees

  Early Bird
Dec 01, 2017
Jan 31, 2018
Feb 07, 2018
Fee $45 $50 $60
WAB $40 $45 $60
Student $35 $40 $40
Fees are paid through the Withoutabox submission process.

Entry Materials

Workshop in Los Angeles

If selected, winners will be required to participate in a two day workshop in Los Angeles, California on April 25-26, 2018. Please confirm you will be available these days prior to entering. 

Pilot Script

For a 30-minute comedy (maximum 40 pages).

Entry Fee

See fee schedule above for details.

Series Bible

3-15 pages - including Logline, Pilot Summary, Character Breakdown, and at least six future episode synopsis.

Please Note:

Series Bible and Pilot Script should be submitted as one document with the Series Bible first, followed by the Script. 

Please note, entry materials will not be returned. Submit at withoutabox

Need more info?

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Pilots are in competition for jury and audience awards, along with cash prizes.

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