SeriesFest, taking place June 27 - July 2, is an award-winning annual festival based in Denver, Colorado dedicated to showcasing the best and boldest in episodic storytelling on television and other platforms from around the world. SeriesFest continues to provide a platform for audiences to discover noteworthy projects by both established and emerging creators. As champions of this important medium, SeriesFest is thrilled to present a highly anticipated lineup of screenings and programs, including the SAG-AFTRA sponsored diversity panel discussion and new media contracts workshop. Also as part of our SAG-AFTRA sponsorship, Colorado Local Members will receive a special SeriesFest Discount. See details below.
The SAG-AFTRA presentation features industry experts and a casting executive who will focus on the current state of diversity in television – from behind and in-front of the camera – and then give creators – writers, directors, producers, actors – tips on getting into network diversity programs and how to navigate the landscape in television. Hear real success stories from the popular series Project Greenlight, HBO’s Writing & Directing Fellowships and upcoming TBS and TNT television pilots and series.
When: The two-part panel begins at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 29
Where: Sie FilmCenter
2510 E Colfax Ave,
Denver, CO 80206
- Kelly Edwards, Head of Talent Development and Programming at HBO
- Mike Page, Director of Casting, TBS & TNT
- Fanshen DiGiovanni, Head of Strategic Outreach at Pearl Street Films
- Dr. Stacy Smith, Founder, University of Southern California’s Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative
Cost: SAG-AFTRA SeriesFest Discount - $12 tickets for most screenings, panels and events! This offer is available exclusively online. You can purchase tickets here. In order to receive the discount, add the number of (non-member) tickets to your cart, then click the “check out” box. Enter “SERIESFEST2017”in the blue promo code fieldduring final payment process. Discounts will be applied at that time.