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Pitch-A-Thon! Roadshow: Toronto

Submissions are open for 2024! The Pitch-A-Thon! Roadshow, sponsored by RBC Emerging Artists, highlights the art of the pitch with a live event where content creators participate in an exclusive…

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Executive Elevation Mentorship

Since 2020, SeriesFest’s Executive Elevation Mentorship Program has fostered enriching connections between executive mentors and aspiring leaders—who are all people of color. The program aims to increase the diversity of…
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Pitch-A-Thon! Roadshow: Toronto

Submissions are open for 2024! The Pitch-A-Thon! Roadshow, sponsored by RBC Emerging Artists, highlights the art of the pitch with a live event where content creators participate in an exclusive…

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International Spotlight Competition

Storytelling is universal, and with that, borders cannot exist. Presented in partnership with Liberty Global, SeriesFest’s annual International Spotlight invites viewers to discover some of today’s best television shows from…

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Unscripted Series Competition

Do you have a nonfiction story to tell? SeriesFest’s Unscripted Series Competition celebrates and showcases the remarkable impact of unscripted storytelling. Submissions in the following formats of unscripted will be…

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Late Night Competition

Sometimes series just don’t fit into the drama, comedy or unscripted categories. SeriesFest’s Late Night Competition is designed to discover and honor those strange, absurd, comedic or sketch series that…
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Digital Short Series Competition

With the influx of new technology over the past 10 years, it’s not surprising that some of the most innovative storytelling now resides in the digital space. Jump online and…
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Independent Pilot Competition

It’s the pilot program that started it all! Headed into its eleventh season, SeriesFest’s Independent Pilot Competition provides a platform for the most innovative drama, comedy, and animated pilots out…
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Collegiate Spotlight

SeriesFest is excited to endorse the next generation of creators! We are searching for produced pilots from collegiate and university students nationwide. We will be showcasing 18-60 minute drama, comedy,…
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Colorado Pilots In Progress

One of the struggles faced by creators during COVID-19 is the feeling of isolation and disconnect from their collaborators and creative community. SeriesFest aims to change that with Pilot in…
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Pitch-A-Thon!

Independent content creators will have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive live pitch session at our SeriesFest, a celebration of episodic storytelling with top television, new media and digital…
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Executive Elevation Mentorship

Since 2020, SeriesFest’s Executive Elevation Mentorship Program has fostered enriching connections between executive mentors and aspiring leaders—who are all people of color. The program aims to increase the diversity of…
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Women Directing Mentorship

SeriesFest and Shondaland are proud to have partnered for the past two years on the Women Directing Mentorship — a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique…

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Women Writing Competition

In Partnership with Big Swing Productions Broadening its mission to cultivate opportunities for and about women, SeriesFest is proud to partner with Big Swing Productions (founded by Emmy®- and Golden…

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