Denver’s annual TV festival, SeriesFest, is back and better than ever. This year’s festival will take place from June 20th through June 25th, featuring screenings, panel discussions, and networking events with some of the biggest names in television. Here are six picks to help introduce you to this exciting event.
1. Opening Night Screening: “The Power”
SeriesFest kicks off with the opening night screening of “The Power,” a gripping new drama series about a world where women suddenly gain the ability to electrocute people at will. This highly anticipated series stars Emmy nominee Leslie Mann and is produced by Amazon Studios.
2. Digital Short Series Competition
SeriesFest’s Digital Short Series Competition features some of the best up-and-coming talent in television. This year’s competition includes 26 series from 12 different countries, ranging from comedies to dramas to documentaries.
3. Creator Keynote with Tanya Saracho
Tanya Saracho, the creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed series “Vida,” will give the Creator Keynote at this year’s festival. Saracho will discuss her journey as a writer and producer, as well as the importance of diverse storytelling in television.
4. Special Screening: “Reservation Dogs”
SeriesFest will host a special screening of “Reservation Dogs,” a new comedy series about four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma who commit petty crimes to fund their escape to California. The series is produced by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo and features an all-Indigenous cast and crew.
5. Independent Pilot Competition
The Independent Pilot Competition at SeriesFest features independent TV pilots from around the world. This year’s competition includes 15 pilots, ranging from comedies to dramas to sci-fi.
6. Closing Night Screening: “We Are Lady Parts”
SeriesFest will close with a screening of “We Are Lady Parts,” a groundbreaking new comedy series about an all-female Muslim punk band in London. This hilarious and irreverent series features a cast of talented newcomers and is produced by Channel 4 in the UK.
SeriesFest is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the future of television. With screenings, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, this festival offers something for everyone. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the best new shows and meet the people behind them.