2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

New Indie Frontier: TV (and More) on the DIY

Monday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Four Seasons
San Jacinto
98 San Jacinto Blvd

While YouTube and other video platforms have transformed how we view episodic content, what if your aim is for bigger episodic scale? Among today's multiple emerging platforms, indie creators of TV/episodic content can now penetrate the long-closed network system and sell their ideas in a burgeoning marketplace. Join the founders of SeriesFest, a June festival that celebrates indie "TV," along with producers of an indie pilot that have taken their concept to the next level, in order to find out more about how content creators with an entrepreneurial outlook can get their projects developed, sampled and viewed.

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Eric Kuhn at SXSW

Eric Kuhn

Head of Mktg

Layer3 TV

Eric Kuhn runs marketing and business development for Layer3 TV, a next generation direct-to-consumer cable provider spearheading a new era of home media, combining the best of television, social a...

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Kaily Smith



Kaily Smith is an actor and episodic content entrepreneur. She is a founder of her own production company with pursuits on both the big and small screens called Red Ladder and is a co-founder of SeriesFest.

Keith  Patterson at SXSW

Keith Patterson


Filmbank Entertainment

Filmbank finances television series from established creators. We hate pilot season too - let's proceed direct to series.

Randi Kleiner at SXSW

Randi Kleiner



Randi Kleiner is a co-founder of SeriesFest and a partner and co-founder of event production company, Trifecta.


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