Digital Short Series

Some of the most innovative storytelling now resides in the digital space. This newest addition to SeriesFest’s competitive programming, is looking to find and honor exciting new digital series with episodes under 15 minutes.

Key Dates and Fees

Dec 01, 2017
Feb 09, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
WAB Extended
Mar 02, 2018
Basic $35 $40 $60 $70
WAB $30 $35 $55 $65
Student $15 $20 $30 $35
Fees are paid through the Withoutabox submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Pilot

Submitted via Withoutabox’s Secure Online Screener system. Each episode must be under 15 minutes. Creators are encouraged to submit multiple episodes totaling 20 minutes of run time. Foreign production is eligible. 

Completed and Signed Application Form

To be completed within Withoutabox’s submission process.

Entry Fee

See fee schedule above for details.

Series Bible

The bible is a 2-20 page document that includes a logline, series regular and recurring character descriptions, and Season One story arch or future episode descriptions.

Must be emailed with the Project Title and Tracking Number in the subject line to

Press Kit Material

Any available press kit material.

Please note, entry materials will not be returned. Submit at withoutabox

Need more info?

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Pilots are in competition for jury and audience awards, along with cash prizes.

Submit at withoutabox


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Season 3 Winners  
Digital Short Series



The Creatures of Yes


Season 3 Judges

Vinny Chhibber


Charlie Sextro

Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Amirah Vann