Mark your calendar y'all because we have an awesome line up in store for upcoming virtual programming and other opportunities!
This past week we brought you two live Q&As with some incredible creators and talent including HBO's Succession Actor Rob Yang, and four amazing independent filmmakers from around the world to chat with us about independent international content. If you missed any of the convos from last week you can always watch on our YouTube channel.
In other news, our early bird deadline for Executive Elevation Mentorship has come and gone, but no worries, you still have until Tuesday, May 26 to apply. On the bright side, you haven't missed the Women Directing Mentorship early deadline which is this Wednesday, May 13. Follow the links to learn more and get your applications in soon!
This coming week we're pairing comedy & motivation for creativity to lift you up! Read on to find out how.
Wednesday, May 13
Join us for a live post-Watch Party Q&A with Dabby, aka Betsy Sodaro, from the high-larious series Disjointed. Betsy will be sharing insights into the Watch Party Episode 16 "B.Y.O.P.F.U" and answering fan questions like; How do Dabby & Dank make life in house arrest look so dapper?
WHEN: Wednesday, May 13 | 7:30PM ET (Watch Party: Tweet along with @SeriesFest); 8PM ET (Live Q&A with Betsy Sodaro on YouTube)
EPISODE: Netflix's Disjointed | Episode 16 B.Y.O.P.F.U: Dabby throws a Gatsby party, but Dank isn't into being fancy. Ruth bonds with a new customer and helps Maria see the light.
WHERE TO WATCH: Stream it! It's available to watch on Netflix with a subscription. 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 7:30pm ET press the play button on your computer screen, tablet, or other device and watch along with us!
Episode ends. Refresh your beverage or if you're on theme for the episode, roll another one then head over to SeriesFest's YouTube at 8pm ET to chat live with Betsy Sodaro!
Thursday, May 14
In these unprecedented times of isolation, how can you keep the creative juices flowing? Join us for a conversation about creators using this time at home to their advantage to hone their craft, connect with community and develop new ideas.
WHEN: Thursday, May 14 | 8pm ET
TOPIC: Sparking The Creative Flame
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 8pm ET, join us on the 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! Don't forget to subscribe to the SeriesFest YouTube channel to watch past conversations and to get updates when we go live with future livestreams.