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Collegiate Creators Spotlight

SeriesFest is opening up its Independent Pilot search to collegiate and university students nationwide. We will be showcasing 18-60 minute drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots at our virtual celebration of episodic storytelling June 18-24, 2020.

Submissions closed.

Key Dates and Fees

Feb 01, 2020

Student Standard $25 $
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Pilot


Submitted via FilmFreeway’s Secure Online Screener system. All entries must be between either (18) minutes and (60) minutes in length.

Series Format Deck

All submissions must also 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

(See pricing above)

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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