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Collegiate Fellows

Presented by Xfinity

SeriesFest invites undergraduate students from across the country to apply to attend the festival as a Collegiate Fellow. Students currently enrolled in any college or university can fill out the application below for a chance to be selected to receive a Collegiate Fellows Badge for SeriesFest: Season 7, June 24–30, 2021.

The Collegiate Fellows program provides students with the opportunity to engage with other undergrads from around the country who are interested in creating, producing or distributing episodic television. The Collegiate Fellows Badge also gives students access to:

  • Emerging and established content creators from across the globe
  • Sneak peeks of award-winning independent episodic content and major network premieres
  • Exclusive one-on-ones with industry professionals
  • Parties and lounges
  • Panel conversations with major industry players
  • and more!

Only 30 students will be accepted into SeriesFest: Season 7 so apply today via the form below.

Applications open: October 1, 2020
Earlybird Deadline: December 14, 2020
Final Deadline: April 30, 2021

For more details or questions, please email SeriesFest's Director of Education, Neil Truglio: neil@seriesfest.com

Contest Rules:

  1. Students must be currently registered at a college or university to apply
  2. Only one application per student will be considered
  3. No late entries will be considered, and no refunds offered
  4. In the event that winners cannot make the travel arrangements to attend, alternates will be selected on or by April 15
  5. Failure to communicate within a reasonable time (between April 2–15) will result in forfeiture of spot to attend
  6. Contest limited to the Continental United States
  7. Must be 18 or over to apply

*The information you enter will be used for verification and application purposes by SeriesFest and will not be shared with Xfinity or any other promotional partners. By providing your information, you agree that SeriesFest can contact you for further collegiate opportunities or promotions with the ability to unsubscribe from messaging at any time.

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Collegiate Fellows Program Registration


Describe your experience with film/episodic content and how this opportunity will help you in your path to becoming an industry professional.

We are looking for a sense of you as a unique individual and how your distinctive experiences, characteristics, background, values and/or views of the world have shaped who you are and what you want to say as a creative storyteller/executive.

Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? How does it activate you as an artist?

Please list all conflicts you have June 24–June 30, 2021

Feel free to provide links showing your creative work.

Collegiate Fellows Application Fee:

$10 to apply September–December
$15 to apply January–April

Have you attended SeriesFest in a previous year?

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"I'm blown away every time I think about the SeriesFest Collegiate Fellows, which was honestly a life-changing experience for me."

- Gabe Macalintal, Colorado Film School

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