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Stareable Fest NYC 2022

After a triumphant return from virtual to in-person event with April's Stareable Fest LA, we're bringing the #1 indie TV and web series Festival back to where the story began. Stareable Fest will take over New York City once again this October! Join us in building the new home for digital creative talent in the TV industry.

Stareable Fest NYC 2022
Stareable Fest NYC 2022

Event Details

• Leading industry marketplace hosting 100s of 1:1 meetings between our Selections and major TV orgs.

• Licence and distribution deals for our Selections with The Roku Channel.

• Panel discussions on the pulse of culture.

• In-depth creator workshops, and the latest filmmaking tech demos for our Selections and fans.

• Exhilarating 90-Second Pitch Competition with industry exec judges.

• Daily Happy Hour events and filmmaker networking.


 Stareable Fest can help you break into TV

Best Female Creator, sponsored by AMC Networks

Best Virtual Filmmaking, sponsored by Dell Technologies and NVIDIA

Best Culinary Adventure show, sponsored by VIZIO

The Audience Award

Pitch Competition Winner

Best In Writing

Best In Acting

Best In Editing

Best In Cinematography

Best In Directing

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Submission Agenda

• May 1, 2023 - Early Deadline

• June 16, 2023 - Regular Deadline

• August 1, 2023 - Late Deadline

• August 28, 2023 - Notification Date

• November 3–5, 2023 - Event Date

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New York City

Stareable Fest NYC 2022

After a triumphant return from virtual to in-person event with April's Stareable Fest LA, we're bringing the #1 indie TV and web series Festival back to where the story began. Stareable Fest will take over New York City once again this October! Join us in building the new home for digital creative talent in the TV industry.

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Festival Agenda

Join us for a 3-day celebration of groundbreaking new shows and the next wave of iconic creators.

Screen our extraordinary selection of genre-redefining indie projects from around the world, party with your fellow creators, and learn what major TV organizations are doing.

View our official selections.

Our action-packed schedule includes:

Workshops and panels led by industry pros

“Meet the Showrunner” - learn how top TV creators built their careers

Our live 90-Second ‘Elevator Pitch’ competition

The Stareable Fest award ceremony

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Stareable Fest is the premier indie TV and web series festival and the new home for digital creative talent in the TV industry. We honor the year’s best content and provide a space for the next generation of creators to:

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connect with industry executives

Get actionable advice from industry experts on making, marketing and monetizing your show.

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grow their network

Participate in several networking opportunities including Filmmaker Speed Networking, Daily Happy Hours and Creator Parties.

Meet with Official Selections and your fellow creators from around the world.

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learn new skills

Stareable Fest provides various educational opportunities, from Virtual Production tech demos to interactive pitch workshops.

Our industry panels allow creators to join the conversation and share their thoughts on Hollywood's most relevant hot-button topics.

Past instructors and speakers include:

• Bernie Su, 3x Emmy Winning Creator, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

• Brandon Arolfo, Emmy Winning Producer, Prideland, Self-Evident

• Jeff Rake, Creator and Showrunner, Manifest on Netflix

• Chris Brancato, Creator and Writer, Narcos on Netflix

• Ellen Rapaport, Creator and Showrunner, MINX on Starz

• Lisa Fragner, VP, Animation Development, Disney TV Animation

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Build community

Be a part of the largest community of series creators. Stareable Fest fosters a supportive, uplifting and diverse environment that continues far beyond the festival days.

Once you've attended our L.A. festival, you'll be a part of a highly active collective of creators hungry for collaboration and sharing strategies for success.

Check out what your peers have to say about Stareable's Creator Community HERE.

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Market place Attendees

We hold Stareable Fest twice a year - spring in Los Angeles and fall in New York City. Each event includes a new class of Official Selections, who are offered curated 1:1 meetings at our industry marketplace. This year we will set up 250+ meetings across 60+ industry executives at places like:

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Current festival opportunities include:

Best Virtual Filmmaking Prize, Sponsored by Dell Technologies & NVIDIA
Best Culinary Adventure Show, Sponsored by VIZIO
Best Female Creator Prize, Sponsored by AMC Networks
The Stareable Awards Ceremony
90-Second Pitch Competition with Top TV Exec Judges
Curated 1:1 Meetings with Major Networks and Studios
Creator Networking and Parties
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Stareable Fest NYC 2023

Stareable Fest NYC is the premier indie TV & web series festival that brings together all levels of the industry — TV fans, creators, and industry execs! At each Stareable Fest, we connect our Official Selections to 1:1 meetings with an expanding list of production companies, studios, distributors, and more. Last year we set up 200 meetings with 60 execs from AMC Networks, Macro, MGM, Untitled, Disney, Blumhouse, CNN Originals, Conde Nast, Group Nine, Roku, Stampede, Tubi, and Topic.
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After a triumphant return from virtual to in-person event with April's Stareable Fest LA, we're bringing the #1 indie TV and web series Festival back to where the story began. Stareable Fest will take over New York City once again this October! Join us in building the new home for digital creative talent in the TV industry.
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Stareable Fest 2020

Our first virtual festival! Featuring 5 days of screenings, workshops, panels, our inaugural Creator Achievement Award and more.
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Stareable Fest 2019

Stareable Fest 2019 saw multiple award winners receive offers from major production companies, networks, and distributors, helping to cement our positioning as the premier festival of its kind and establishing our reputation within the TV industry.
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Stareable Fest 2018

Our inaugural edition! We transformed Town Stages in Tribeca, NYC, into a three day celebration of the best in web series and indie TV.
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Stareable Fest NYC 2022

After a triumphant return from virtual to in-person event with April's Stareable Fest LA, we're bringing the #1 indie TV and web series Festival back to where the story began. Stareable Fest will take over New York City once again this October! Join us in building the new home for digital creative talent in the TV industry.

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