We don’t know about you, but waiting until June 2022 seems like an awfully long time… so, we’ve made the very easy decision to bring the SeriesFest: Season 8 forward to May 5th-11th, 2022. Mark the dates in your calendars now!
Submissions for SeriesFest: Season 8 will open on September 21, 2021. Check out our exciting slate of our signature independent episodic competitions now and get your pilots in early to take advantage of special pricing!
INDEPENDENT PILOT COMPETITION Provides a platform for the most innovative drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots out there ranging from 18 to 60 minutes.
DIGITAL SHORT SERIES COMPETITION Honors exciting new digital series with episodes under 15 minutes.
LATE NIGHT COMPETITION Live action or animated programs with a total run time of 4-15 minutes featuring the strange, absurd, comedic, sketch, or “what the hell?” that can run as a miniseries or extended seasons.
PITCH-A-THON! Independent content creators will have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive live pitch session with top television, new media and digital execs in hopes of moving their projects - and careers - forward.
COLLEGIATE CREATORS SPOTLIGHT Collegiate and university students nationwide compete to have their produced pilots (18-60 minute drama, comedy, unscripted and animated) showcased at SeriesFest: Season 8.
STORYTELLERS INITIATIVE: COLLEGIATE WRITING COMPETITION Creative, fresh writers at the collegiate level submit pilot scripts with a strong point of view and bold characters.
PILOTS IN PROGRESS An opportunity for creators to virtually and securely screen a rough cut of their pilot for constructive feedback from fellow creators and industry to help fine tune and finalize their project.
LEVEL FORWARD IMPACT AWARD Given to the pilot and team that demonstrate a thoughtful, thorough and deliberate approach to using storytelling as a means of leveling the playing field for underrepresented people including women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA and alternatively abled voices.