SeriesFest’s Independent Pilot Competition provides a platform for the most innovative drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots out there ranging from 18 to 60 minutes. Independent Pilots are in competition for jury and audience awards.
Key Dates and Fees
Dec 18, 2020
Jan 22, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
|FilmFreeway Gold Member||$40||$55||$75|
Submitted via FilmFreeway's Secure Online Screener system. All entries must be between 18 and 60 minutes in length.
See fee schedule above for details.
Series Format Deck
All submissions must also include a 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?
Press Kit Material
Any available press kit material.
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