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Collegiate Creators Spotlight

SeriesFest is opening up its Independent Pilot search to collegiate and university students nationwide. Submit your pilot by February 1, 2020 for the opportunity to have your work showcased at SeriesFest: Season 6. We are accepting 18-60 minute pilots in any of the following categories:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Unscripted
  • Animated

Students submitting must be currently enrolled in a university or college program. Showcased content creators will be given full festival access badges to participate in SeriesFest: Season 6.

We are accepting submissions for this competition through FilmFreeway.

Key Dates and Fees

  Regular
Feb 01, 2020

Student Standard $25 $
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Pilot

 

Submitted via FilmFreeway’s Secure Online Screener system. All entries must be between either (18) minutes and (60) minutes in length.

Series Format Deck

All submissions must also Series Format Deck to be uploaded to the application page under “Files & Attachments." 

An effective Series Format Deck introduces your project in a visually exciting and emotionally powerful way. It captures the reader’s imagination, allowing them to see the full scope of the series and embrace the characters.

The Series Format Deck should be no longer than 15 pages and include the following:

  • Log Line
  • Pilot Synopsis
  • Season One Outline
  • Main Character Descriptions (Up to 5)
  • Tone of your series (can include no more than 2 comps)
  • Producing Team
  • Key Creatives
  • Goals for your Series
  • A Creator Statement which includes Why This Idea, Why Me, and Why Now?

Entry Fee

(See pricing above)

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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