This past week we presented a SXSW Film Festival Episodic PITCH-A-THON! and two live Q&As with some incredible creators and talent including the star of NBC's New Amsterdam, Ryan Eggold, and five amazing independent filmmakers. We're pretty pumped to share what we have in store for next week's virtual programming, which includes two new virtual events!
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Wednesday, May 6
Join us for a live post-Watch Party Q&A with the handsome Vaulter CEO Lawrence Yee, aka Rob Yang, from HBO's hit drama series Succession. Rob will be sharing insights into the Watch Party Episode 101 "Celebration" and answering fan questions about how Lawrence Yee works with the unpredictable Waystar Royco and the family behind the company.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 6 | 7pm ET (Watch Party: Tweet along with @SeriesFest); 8PM ET (Live Q&A with Rob Yang on YouTube)
EPISODE: HBO's Succession | Episode 101: Media magnate Logan Roy shocks his family with a stunning announcement on his 80th birthday. The news shatters his son Kendall, the heir apparent who's in the midst of negotiating the purchase of a digital-media venture.
WHERE TO WATCH: Stream it! It's available to watch on HBO, Hulu, and Amazon Prime with a subscription. Wanna watch the whole season? All platforms have Season 1 of Succession to stream now. Don’t have a subscription? Try a new platform out with a free trial.
HOW TO "WATCH PARTY" WITH US:
RSVP via the Facebook Watch Party event page. Be sure to invite all your friends! This event is open to the public with a suggested donation to SeriesFest of $10. Your donation helps us support underserved voices in episodic storytelling during this unprecedented time.
Follow @seriesfest on Twitter and get ready to tweet along with us as we watch the episode together using the hashtag #SeriesFestWP
Subscribe to SeriesFest YouTube to get a pop up notification when we're live.
At 7pm ET press the play button on your computer screen, tablet, or other device and watch along with us!
Episode ends. Regroup after that intense pilot episode then head over to SeriesFest's YouTube at 8pm ET to chat live with Rob Yang!
Thursday, May 7
Join our panel of international creators as we examine the globalizing world of content production. We'll examine the pros and cons of filming outside of American hubs as well as the benefits and challenges of selling international content in the US.
WHEN: Thursday, May 7 | 3pm ET
TOPIC: Independent International Content
HOW TO "HANGOUT" WITH US:
RSVP via the Facebook Episodic Creator Hangout page. Be sure to invite all your friends! This event is open to the public with a suggested donation to SeriesFest of $10.Your donation helps us support underserved voices in episodic storytelling during this unprecedented time.
Get cozy and grab your notepad because you're going to want to write this all down.
At 3pm ET, join us on SeriesFest's YouTube page with the link provided in the FB Event Page.
Use the "YouTube Chat" feature to share your questions with the hosts.
We can't wait to see you all online next week! Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter below and follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter for updates on virtual events!