SeriesFest’s Independent Pilot Competition provides a platform for the most innovative drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots out there ranging from 18 to 60 minutes.
Submissions are now closed. These series will compete for various awards including Best Pilot and the illustrious Audience Award at our virtual celebration of episodic storytelling June 18-24, 2020.
Key Dates and Fees
Nov 22, 2019
Jan 03, 2020
Feb 05, 2020
Feb 26, 2020
|FilmFreeway Gold Member||$40||$55||$75||$85|
Submitted via FilmFreeway's Secure Online Screener system. All entries must be between either (18) minutes and (60) minutes in length.
See fee schedule above for details.
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?
Press Kit Material
Any available press kit material.
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