SeriesFest is excited to endorse the next generation of creators! We are searching for produced pilots from college and university students nationwide. We will be showcasing 18-60 minute drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots at SeriesFest: Season 9.
KEY DATES AND FEES
NOV 17, 2022
JAN 06, 2023
FEB 15, 2023
Submitted via FilmFreeway’s Secure Online Screener system. All entries must be between 18 and 60 minutes in length.
Series Format Deck
All submissions must also include a Series Format Deck to be uploaded to the application page under “Files & Attachments.” An effective Series Format Deck introduces your project in a visually exciting and emotionally powerful way. It captures the reader’s imagination, allowing them to see the full scope of the series and embrace the characters.
The Series Format Deck should be no longer than 15 pages and include the following:
- Log Line
- Pilot Synopsis
- Season One Outline
- Main Character Descriptions (Up to 5)
- Tone of your series (can include no more than 2 comps)
- Producing Team
- Key Creatives
- Goals for your Series
- A Creator Statement that includes Why This Idea, Why Me, and Why Now?
See fee schedule above for details.
INCLUSION INITIATIVE WAIVER APPLICATION
SeriesFest, in partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada, is launching a sequence of opportunities to make our festival more accessible for all content creators and to celebrate a commitment to diversity and equity, including a waiver for submissions. Pilots applying for the Independent Pilot, Digital Short Series, Late Night, and Collegiate Spotlight competitions have the opportunity to apply for a submission waiver.
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