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TV Stars & Creators Join SeriesFest for New Virtual Events

April 08, 2020

Earlier this week we announced that starting this month, we will be hosting industry creatives through virtual writers rooms, creator hangouts, network watch parties and online Pitch-A-Thons. Next week we'll be hosting our first-ever Watch Party and Creator Hangout with some familiar faces. Read on to learn more.

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Remember when you would finish watching the CW's One Tree Hill and immediately called your best friend on the landline to dish about the latest episode's drama? Yea, we do too. Let’s get nostalgic together and watch an episode with two of our favorite, swoon-worthy SeriesFest alumni James Lafferty and Stephen Colletti

WHEN: Wednesday, April 15 | 7pm ET (Watch Party); 8pm ET (Live Q&A with James Lafferty & Stephen Colletti) 

EPISODE: CW's One Tree Hill Season 9 Episode 6: The one where Dan enlists Julian to help in his search for Nathan, and Haley explains the disappearance to Jamie. Chris Keller confronts Chase about Tara. 

WHERE TO WATCH: Stream it! Hulu has all 9 seasons of CW’s One Tree Hill. Don’t have a Hulu subscription? Try it out with a free trial here.

HOW TO "WATCH PARTY" WITH US:

Step 1: 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.

Step 2: Follow @seriesfest on Twitter and get ready to tweet along with us as we watch the episode together using hashtags #SeriesFestWP

Step 3: At 7pm EST hit the play button on your computer screen, DVD player or other device (hopefully not your VCR, but we're not judging) and watch with us! 

Step 4: Episode ends (woah, that was a good one). At 8pm EST hop over to SeriesFest's YouTube to chat live with James Lafferty & Stephen Colletti! Be sure to subscribe to our channel to get notified when we are live.

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What comes after your project is packaged and you’re ready to launch it? We’re catching up with the team behind SeriesFest: Season 3’s award-winning pilot, Up North, for an in depth look into the next steps creators should prepare for when looking to launch their television series. 

WHEN: Thursday, April 16 | 8pm EST (Live Q&A with creators)

Topic: Emil Pinnock and Ian Robertson will lead the interactive workshop on what they've found are the 3 most important areas to prepare for - the People, the Package and the Pitch. 

HOW TO "HANGOUT" WITH US:

Step 1:  RSVP via 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.

Step 2: Get cozy and grab your notepad because this is going to be epically informational.

Step 3: At 8pm EST Join us on Youtube with the link provided in the FB Event Page

Step 4: Join in on the conversation and send Emil & Ian all your questions.

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!