Three Finalists will take part in a two-day creative workshop with industry experts, which includes sessions on 'how to pitch' and mini writers rooms for all 3 scripts. The goal of this workshop is to further get to know the creators and their skill levels as well as determine the Season Seven Winner! This workshop will take place either in Los Angeles or virtually depending on the state of Covid-19 and safety precautions.
The winning artist(s) will receive an exclusive development deal with the presenting partner. The winner will also participate virtually during SeriesFest: Season Seven, and participate in a Storytellers Initiative Live Read Presentation of their script with professional actors.
No announcement dates listed.
Genres: Diverse content, culture piercing, commercial dramas, and comedies.
Pilot scripts with episodes running between 15–60 minutes (minimum 15 - maximum 60 pages)
Must also include a Series Format Deck to be uploaded to the application page under “Files & Attachments” . The Series Format Deck is a 2-15 page document that includes a logline, series regular and recurring character descriptions, and Season One story arch or future episode descriptions. (See Full Guidelines Below)
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:
Season One Outline
Main Character Descriptions (Up to 5)
Tone of your series (can include no more than 2 comps)
Goals for your Series
A Creator Statement which includes Why This Idea, Why Me, and Why Now?