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Festival FAQs

When is SeriesFest: Season 9?

May 5-10, 2023

When will the SeriesFest lineup-up be released?

The full SeriesFest: Season 9 line-up will be released mid-April.

What is included in SeriesFest: Season 9?

SeriesFest: Season 9 will include a wide array of programs including: in-competition independent pilot screenings, innovation talks, our SeriesFest Night of Comedy with Headliner Chelsea Handler at Red Rocks, panels, workshops, a live read, network events, and exciting and unique parties.

Where are the festival programs taking place?

SeriesFest: Season 9 will be taking place in person in Denver, CO at the Sie FilmCenter, Hotel Clio, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and other venues throughout the city.

How do I purchase and use a pass?

Festival passes are on sale and offered at a discount rate through April 16, 2023.

A festival pass is the best option to explore the breadth of the festival and immerse in all the incredible programs that have been curated just for you. With a pass, you will be able to engage with the programs (according to your pass type) in which you are interested.

Please visit our pass page to determine the right experience for you.

To purchase a pass go HERE.

How do I purchase and use tickets?

Individual tickets will be $15 and will be available  mid-April (discounts available for seniors, students and Denver Film members). When you purchase a ticket, your confirmation email will include information about program specifics and a code for you to present in order to enter the theater. This code may also be printed out.

Certain programs will have limited quantities of individual tickets available. Early purchase is recommended.

Before purchasing tickets, please be sure there are no venue or timing conflicts

During the Festival, ticketing will be available onsite at the Sie FilmCenter one hour in advance of the first program daily.

How can I buy Red Rocks tickets for the SeriesFest Night of Comedy with Headliner Chelsea Handler?

Tickets for the SeriesFest Night of Comedy with Headliner Chelsea Handler are available through the purchase of a SeriesFest pass (excepting Sie FilmCenter Passes) or through AXS tickets at: HERE

Can I get into a sold out show?

If a screening’s allotment of advance tickets has sold out, there may be stand-by tickets available. Lines begin at the venue’s box office one hour prior to the screening time; those in the stand-by line will be let in just prior to the screening on a space-available basis.

How do I create a SeriesFest account?

To purchase tickets and/or passes, you will be required to create an Eventive account.

Navigate HERE and follow the prompts.

How do I vote for the Audience Awards?

Once you have watched an eligible program, you will be sent an online ballot from your Eventive account. You may vote immediately or opt to do so at another point during the festival. You may vote ONCE on all the programs you have viewed. All voting must be complete by 12pm on Tuesday, May 9.

We encourage you to vote for all your eligible programs as a means of acknowledging the efforts of our creators and supporting their work.

How do I access parties?

Only SeriesFest: Season 9 passholders (excepting the Sie FilmCenter Pass) will have access to SeriesFest parties. You should consider buying a pass!

What’s the fine print?

  • Review the programs you wish to attend and ensure there are no time conflicts.
  • All scheduled programs are in Mountain Standard Time.
  • Programs will have a set capacity. Admission via a pass is available on a first come, first serve basis. A pass (excepting the Champion Pass) does not guarantee entrance to programs.
  • All non-English language content will be shown in the original language with English subtitles.
  • Presentations do not carry an MPAA rating.
  • The festival schedule and guests are subject to change. Our website and social media platforms will have the most up-to-date information.
  • Attendees must be in seats 10 minutes prior to program start time. There is no late seating.
  • Recording devices are not permitted in the theaters.
  • All bags are subject to inspection.
  • Auditoriums must be cleared between screenings.
  • There are no refunds or exchanges.

Is SeriesFest accepting submissions?

SeriesFest: Season 9 submissions close February 15, 2023.

SeriesFest: Season 10 submissions will open in the Fall of 2023, so make sure to sign up for the newsletter HERE for upcoming  announcements.

What are the SeriesFest Covid protocols? 

At the moment, we do not have any specific covid protocols.

Given the ever changing nature of the covid landscape, SeriesFest may choose to introduce guidelines as applicable laws and guidance change, and as business needs dictate.
We encourage individual attendees to wear masks and take other precautions they feel appropriate to protect their individual well-being.

Does SeriesFest need volunteers?

We appreciate your interest and would love your support May 5-10. Please reach out to seth@denverfilm.org

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