SeriesFest Soirée

Please join us in celebrating

with television-themed refreshments and entertainment. Mingle with creatives and celebrities from some of our favorite shows.

View Table and Ticket Information below

If you are unable to attend, please consider participating in the online silent auction or making a donation. The silent auction will be available online. Register here.

May 3, 2024

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

1075 Park Avenue West
Denver, Colorado 80205

Evening Agenda

6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception &
Silent Auction*

7:00 PM

Seated Dinner &
Awards Presentation

9:00 PM

“Dance it Out” with delicious desserts and iconic TV theme songs from Daytime Emmy House Band: The Remotes

*Silent Auction will be available at SeriesFest Soirée and online at SeriesFest.givesmart.com.

Gala Co-Chairs

Randi Kleiner, SeriesFest Co-Founder
Kaily Smith, SeriesFest Co-Founder
Betsy Leighton, SeriesFest Board Chair
Britta Erickson
Michelle Fries
Caz Matthews
Alison Millice
Virginia Reiman
Alysia Reiner
Natalie West
Sonda Wynn


Creative Partner, Shondaland

&

20 Years of Grey’s Anatomy

With Creatives and Cast in Attendance

Supported By

Sponsor


Pricing

Benefits Include:

  • Cocktail reception (hosted bar) and dinner + wine at a table of 12 in a premium location; two (2) seats may be designated for celebrity honorees or other VIP guests at the purchaser’s discretion
  • Private meet-n-greet/photo op with honorees 
  • Listing as Showrunner Partner in the digital and printed program
  • Full-page tribute ad in printed program
  • Verbal recognition from the stage
  • Name appears on-screen on a stand-alone slide in rotation

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception (hosted bar) and dinner + wine at a table for 10 in a priority location; up to two (2) seats may be designated for celebrity or other VIP guests at the purchaser’s discretion
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner
  • Listing as Executive Producer Supporter in digital and printed program
  • Full-page tribute ad in printed program
  • Verbal recognition from the stage
  • Name appears on-screen on a stand-alone slide in rotation

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception (hosted bar) and preferred dinner + wine seating for 8; up to two (2) seats may designated for SeriesFest Season 10 creators at the purchaser’s discretion
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner
  • Half-page tribute ad in printed program
  • Listing as Co-Executive Producer supporter in the digital and printed program
  • Verbal recognition from the stage

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception (hosted bar) and dinner + wine seating for 8
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner
  • Quarter-page tribute ad in printed program
  • Listing  as Producer supporter in the printed and digital program

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception and dinner + wine seating for 8
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner
  • Listing as Co-Producer supporter in printed and digital program

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception and dinner + wine seating for 4. Organizers will endeavor to have all 4 seats at the same table but only guarantee 2 seats together at 2 tables
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception and dinner + wine seating for 2
  • Dessert reception immediately following dinner

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Benefits include: 

  • Cocktail reception and dinner + wine seating for 1
  • Desert reception immediately following dinner 

One individual ticket to SeriesFest Soirée is included in the purchase of our Champion Pass. This is a fantastic choice for those interested in attending SeriesFest: Season 10 and SeriesFest Soirée. Click here to learn more about this option.

Purchase on Givesmart.com

Visit SeriesFest.givesmart.com for more information, to view the Silent Auction, and to Donate to SeriesFest.

Table and ticket purchases are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law, less $200 per seat. Ticket purchase limited to 1 ticket/pack per person. Tickets/packs cannot be combined to make a table of 8.


About our Honorees

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Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver first came to the attention of audiences and critics alike in 1995 for her critically acclaimed performance in Circle of Friends, in which she starred with Chris O’Donnell. She went on to earn Oscar and Screen Actors Guild nominations, both in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for the award-winning feature, Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant. In 1998 she was honored with ShoWest’s prestigious Female Star of Tomorrow for her work. Driver can currently be seen in Uproar, an official TIFF selection directed by Paul Middleditch and Hamish Bennett. The heartwarming film in which 17-year-old Josh Waaka, Driver’s son, is forced to make a change and stand up for himself like he never has before.

Driver hosts her iHeart podcast “Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver,” currently in its third season. She has had esteemed guests such as Chelsea Clinton, Jeremy O. Harris, Alan Cumming, Ronan Farrow, Dave Grohl, Viola Davis, Brooke Shields, Graham Norton, Constance Wu, Colman Domingo, Justin Long, Hoda Kotb, Cindy Crawford, and Anna Faris, to name a few.

Minnie will next be seen on the small screen starring as Elizabeth I in season 2 of “The Serpent Queen” on Starz in which she will be joined by Angus Imrie, Emma McDonald, Isobel Jesper Jones, Bill Milner, and many more. The show will return in the summer.

In 2022, Driver appeared in, Chevalier, based on the life of the titular French-Caribbean musician Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the film is directed by Stephen Williams and also stars Samara Weaving and Kelvin Harrison Jr. The same year, Driver could be seen in Rosaline, a comedic retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet told from the point of view of Romeo’s ex, Rosaline. Before this, Driver starred in the second season of the critically acclaimed series “Modern Love” based on the New York Times column of the same name. Shortly thereafter, she was seen starring in the musical Cinderella written and directed
by Kay Cannon and based on the fairy tale of the same name.

Previously, Driver wowed in three seasons of the hit comedy, “Speechless.” The series followed a family with a special-needs child and the challenges they face together. Amongst her other notable television credits, Driver appeared as the unforgettable, Dahlia Molloy on the critically acclaimed television series, “The Riches.” An audience favorite, Driver received an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for her role. She also made several guest appearances on “Will & Grace,” as Lorraine Finster, a critic and fan darling.

Minnie released her memoir, Managing Expectations: A Memoir in Essays in May 2022. The memoir discusses Minnie’s life in which she explores navigating the depths of failure, fighting for success, discovering the unmatched wonder and challenge of motherhood, and wading through immeasurable grief. An activist and philanthropist for causes that involve environmental preservation and animal well-being, Minnie divides her time between LA and London.

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SAG-AFTRA

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists, influencers and other entertainment and media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. A proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO, SAG-AFTRA has national offices in Los Angeles and New York and local offices nationwide representing members working together to secure the strongest protections for entertainment and media artists in the 21st century and beyond. Visit sagaftra.org online or find us on social (InstagramFacebook, and Twitter).

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Shondaland

Shondaland is the global media company founded by award-winning writer and producer Shonda Rhimes. The company fearlessly entertains through storytelling with content for film streaming, audio, digital and editorial as well as brand partnerships, merchandise and experiences. Shondaland has an exclusive partnership with Netflix where it produces streaming content for the media company, including record-breaking series “Bridgerton” and its spinoff series “Queen Charlotte,” ’’Inventing Anna,” “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker,” and the upcoming drama “The Residence” and documentary “Black Barbie”. In 2017, Shondaland launched the editorial website Shondaland.com followed by the creation of Shondaland Audio in 2019.  Shondaland was launched in 2005 with the groundbreaking series “Grey’s Anatomy.

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Betsy Beers

Betsy Beers is a groundbreaking producer and the longtime producing partner of Shonda Rhimes. Under the Shondaland banner, they have developed and produced some of the most industry-leading series in television. Through Shondaland’s unprecedented exclusive deal with Netflix, Beers serves as executive producer on “Bridgerton,” one of the most watched series debut in Netflix history, “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” following legendary choreographer Debbie Allen, “Inventing Anna” inspired by the story of Anna Delvey and most recently, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” which debuted at No.1 on Netflix’s English TV List and in the Top 10 in 91 countries. Next, Beers will serve as executive producer on the
documentary “Black Barbie” and the comedic murder mystery “The Residence” for the streamer. 

In addition, she is executive producer of the award-winning series “Grey’s Anatomy” and, along with Rhimes, developed and produced the hit series “Private Practice,” “Scandal,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “For the People,” and “Station 19” for Shondaland and ABC.

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Questions?

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