2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Who's Going To Fund Your Web Series?

Tuesday, March 17
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Four Seasons
San Jacinto
98 San Jacinto Blvd

The modern web series has become a form for emerging and veteran creators alike to tell edgy & innovative stories, often in a deeply artistic manner, exploring controversial or socially urgent subject matter. These creators are reaching wider audiences than ever, building community, and creating proof of concept for bigger projects, like TV series & feature films.

So what is the recipe for a successful web series, and more importantly, who can help you get yours off the ground? Thankfully, with new opportunities for funding, development, production and distribution than ever before, the answers are numerous.

On this panel, meet the industry leaders developing, funding, and supporting independent web series in new ways, paving the way for creators of bold new episodic content online. We'll discuss what they look for, how their programs work, and talk with veteran creators about their development strategy, and what are the opportunities for web series in today’s digital landscape.


#sxsw #FutureofTV


Amy Dotson

Deputy Dir & Head of Programming


Jay Bushman

Chief Creative Officer - The Horizon Factory

Jay Bushman

Karim Ahmad

Sr Digital Content Content Dev Strategist


Marc Hofstatter

Head of Film



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