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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 6. The Late Night Competition winner will be determined by a jury during the festival.

We are accepting submissions through FilmFreeway.

Key Dates and Fees

  Earlybird
Nov 22, 2019
Regular
Jan 03, 2020
Late
Feb 05, 2020
Standard $35 $40 $60
FilmFreeway Gold Member $30 $35 $50
Student $15 $20 $30
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 fee schedule above for details.

Press Kit Material

Any available press kit material. 

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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Season 5 Winners  
Late Night

Kwaczala

Awards:

Season 5 Judges

Andre Hyland

Filmmaker

James Belfer

Co-Founder and CEO, Cartuna

Laura Schwartz

Senior Director of Development, New Form