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Collegiate Spotlight

SeriesFest is excited to endorse the next generation of creators! We are searching for produced pilots from college and university students nationwide. We will be showcasing 18-60 minute drama, comedy, unscripted and animated pilots at SeriesFest: Season 9.

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Key Dates and Fees

  Earlybird Deadline
Nov 17, 2022
Regular Deadline
Jan 06, 2023
Final Deadline
Feb 15, 2023
Student Standard $25 $35 $45
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Produced Pilot


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

Series Format Deck

All submissions must also include a 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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