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Independent content creators will have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive live pitch session at our virtual celebration of episodic storytelling (June 18-24, 2020) with top television, new media and digital execs in hopes of moving their projects - and careers - forward. Projects are strictly in script phase (unproduced). 

Submissions are now closed.


Key Dates and Fees

Nov 22, 2019
Jan 03, 2020
Feb 05, 2020
Feb 26, 2020
Standard $25 $30 $40 $50
FilmFreeway Gold Member $20 $25 $35 $45
Student $15 $20 $30 $40
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Pilot Script

Pitch Video

3-5 minute video submission of Creator(s) pitching their project

Entry Fee

Series Format Deck

The Series Format Deck is a 2-15 page document that includes a logline, series regular recurring character descriptions, and a Season One story arch or future episode descriptions. 

Series Format Deck should be uploaded to the application page under "Files & Attachments."

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

Need more info?

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Season 5 Judges

Michael Esola

CEO, Ficto

David Person

Manager, Original Programming , IFC TV

Jessika Borsiczky

Writer/Director/EP, Refugee Productions