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Late Night

SeriesFest's Late Night Competition is defined as live action or animated programs with a total run time of 4-15 minutes featuring the strange, absurd, comedic, sketch, or “what the hell?” that can run as a mini series or extended seasons.

Up to six pilots will selected and screened at SeriesFest: Season 5. The Late Night Competition winner will be determined by a jury during the festival (June 21-26, 2019).

Key Dates and Fees

  Early Bird
Nov 27, 2018
Feb 01, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
WAB Extended
Feb 23, 2019
Basic $35 $40 $60 $70
WAB $30 $35 $55 $65
Student $15 $20 $30 $35
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Pilot

Submitted via Withoutabox's Secure Online Screener system. In order to qualify, the submitted project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction. Submissions should not exceed 30 minutes of total runtime and can be given in episodes of any length and completed production no earlier than December 2016. Pilots selected do not need to retain any sort of premiere status, and are allowed to have screened at up to two other festivals before SeriesFest. 

Completed and Signed Application Form

To be completed within Withoutabox’s submission process.

Entry Fee

See fee schedule above for details.

Series Bible

Emailed to submissions@seriesfest.com.

Press Kit Material

Any available press kit material. 

Please note, entry materials will not be returned. Enter Your Submission

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Season 4 Winners  
Late Night

The Passage


Best Series

Season 4 Judges

Andre Hyland


James Belfer

Co-Founder and CEO, Cartuna

Laura Schwartz

Senior Director of Development, New Form