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Season 8 Lineup

Innovation Talks

SeriesFest is excited to present a unique conversation with two top television industry leaders. Join us for in-depth conversations as they discuss the evolving national and international television and how they lead their companies to be on the forefront in changing the way we access and consume content around the world.

Special Events

SeriesFest is proud to present an essential lineup of Network World Premieres and special screenings, offering audiences a first look at tomorrow’s must-see television.

Panels

Leading filmmakers, creators, industry influencers, and actors sit down to discuss today’s most pressing issues and hottest topics.

Independent Pilot Competition

This competition offers independent episodic artists the unique opportunity to screen their 18-60 minute drama, comedy, and unscripted television pilots in front of an audience of major industry players, network executives, and fans.

Digital Short Series Competition

Some of the most innovative voices now reside in the digital space. Our Digital Short Series Competition is back to showcase engaging storytellers, featuring 15 ingenious series that deserve to be discovered!

Late Night Competition

A can’t-miss selection of strange, absurd, hilarious, and “what the hell?” offerings for an expectation-defying, not-safe-for-work viewing experience.

Collegiate Spotlight

The next generation of creators are not waiting to tell their stories. Watch collegiate created pilots and support students on their creative journey.

Pitch-A-Thon

SeriesFest’s Pitch-a-thon program provides independent content creators with an opportunity to participate in an exclusive live pitch session with top television, new media and digital executives in hopes of moving their unproduced projects forward. Seven series will have 5 minutes to pitch live to a panel of industry experts!

Creative Workshops

Workshops aim to ignite a connection between the established television industry and the independent episodic creator. There is something for everyone at every stage of the creative process.

Pilots in Progress

Creating a pilot is a process and we want you to take part in it! After you watch this year’s Pilot in Progress, Unknown: The Geraldine Washington Story, audiences will share their feedback live as well as through a provided questionnaire.

Virtual Reality

Immerse yourself in the world of storytelling through an incredible slate of 360 video, interactive experiences, and installations. 

Live Read

Join us at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for the first public read of Mt. Wilson, a drama pilot which follows Edwin Hubble, a rising astronomer, as he navigates his own web of lies as he works to disprove the theories of some of the greatest minds of the 20th Century.

International Spotlight

Storytelling is universal, and with that, borders cannot exist. This section invites you to discover some of today’s best TV shows from around the world.