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

In the weeks leading up to SeriesFest, creators selected for the Pitch-A-Thon, will participate in a two part workshop to hone their pitch skills. Creators will be paired with an industry mentor as well as participate in an exclusive workshop led by, Working Artists Group.

Key Dates and Fees

Dec 18, 2020
Jan 22, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Standard $25 $30 $40
FilmFreeway Gold Member $20 $25 $35
Student $15 $20 $30
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
See above.

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 6 Judges

Michael Esola

CEO, Ficto

David Person

Manager, Original Programming , IFC TV

Jessika Borsiczky

Writer/Director/EP, Refugee Productions