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Chelsea Handler Set as SeriesFest Closing Night Performer

Chelsea Handler is headed to SeriesFest. The comedian, who just finished her stint as guest host for “The Daily Show,” will headline the annual event’s closing night festivities on May 10.

“We are ecstatic to announce a very special night of comedy at Red Rocks featuring the one-and-only Chelsea Handler,” SeriesFest CEO and co-founder Randi Kleiner said.

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SeriesFest and Shondaland Announce Winner and Finalists of 2022 Women Directing Mentorship (EXCLUSIVE)

In partnership with Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland, SeriesFest has awarded its 2022 Women Directing Mentorship to Gia-Rayne B. Harris.

The program first launched in 2018 and pairs rising female directors with established episodic directors on Shondaland-produced series.

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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Believes In Netflix But Its “Pivot” Is Inevitable; For Starters, It Could Reconsider His ‘Knives Out’ Proposal

Observations about Netflix’s effort to right the ship after losing $200 billion in market value provided just one of several appetizing morsels of industry analysis and career reflection offered during an hour-long conversation [with Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer] at SeriesFest in Denver.

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How Shondaland and SeriesFest Continue to Set Up Female Directors for Success

In the fourth year of the partnership, Shondaland’s commitment to expanding industry opportunities gains new ground.

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‘Fat Jesus’ Wins Pitch-A-Thon

Is Chicago’s next great comedy television series right around the corner? The Pitch-A-Thon initiative, powered by Denver/West Coast-based SeriesFest, Second City, and IFA Chicago is dedicated to discovering and nurturing the most promising independent episodic creators. The winner of the inaugural Chicago Pitch-A-Thon has been announced.

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Janelle Monáe’s Wondaland Partners With SeriesFest

EXCLUSIVE: Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland Pictures have partnered with the non-profit SeriesFest on the ninth season of Storytellers, its Script Writing Competition spotlighting female-focused stories within the episodic arena.

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Spotlight Your Town Winner Announcement

SeriesFest and National Geographic Documentary Films have selected A.K. Sandhu‘s docuseries We Beg Your Pardon, America as the winner of the “Spotlight Your Town” initiative which supports an inclusive group of unscripted storytellers creating authentic, community-driven stories that embody the breadth and diversity of the people and places they represent.

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Candy Q&A | SeriesFest: Season 8

Watch a special Q&A after a screening of Hulu’s Candy (starring Jessica Biel and Melanie Lynskey) at SeriesFest: Season 8. Candy is a limited series that follows Candy Montgomery, a 1980s housewife and mother.

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