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Next in Queue: A Spotlight on Podcasts

Podcasts and storytelling go hand-in-hand, and SeriesFest is excited to find the next great podcast! We are looking for original serialized audio stories that highlight the bold and innovative voices of the booming industry of Podcasts. Creators are encouraged to submit up to 60 minutes of their podcast and a series format deck. 5-8 podcasts will be selected for an opportunity to be featured on the SeriesFest: Season 7 virtual platform.

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Key Dates and Fees

Jan 15, 2021
Mar 19, 2021
Standard $30 $40
FilmFreeway Gold Member $25 $35
Student $20 $30
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Podcast Pilot

Up to 60 minutes of audio content

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?


Entry Fee

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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