Breaking In is a weekly podcast designed to enlighten emerging voices as they get their foot in the door, and inspire those already there.
Each week our founders and hosts, Randi Kleiner and Kaily Smith Westbrook will be joined by guests at the forefront of episodic storytelling to give you the inside scoop on how they got there, their career highlights, and some wild stories along the way.Read More
The Executive Elevation Mentorship aims to diversify the landscape of television's top decision makers. Fellows will be paired with top television, new media and digital executives of color in hopes of moving their projects – and careers- forward. As part of our mission, SeriesFest will curate a dedicated group of mentors and mentees to spark change in the landscape of the tv/film/media industry at the leadership level.
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SeriesFest and Shondaland are proud to have partnered for the past two years on the Women Directing Mentorship — a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique voice and provide a launchpad for their career. The Women Directing Mentorship is anchored with the prestigious opportunity to shadow a director for an episode of a Shondaland original series and a $5,000 stipend to use during the duration of their mentorship.Read More
You may know W. Kamau Bell as a stand-up comedian or the host of the Emmy-winning CNN docuseries “United Shades of America,” but you should know him as a prolific activist and creator with the recent Showtime docuseries, “We Need to Talk About Cosby”.Watch Video