The Storytellers Initiative

For this season of The Storytellers Initiative, SeriesFest is searching for remarkable writers to give voice to the Native American experience in the next best TV pilot competition!

The Storytellers Initiative TV pilot competition seeks unproduced 30-minute sitcoms that have at least one Native American character and/or writer, represent an authentic Native American voice, and are accurate in Native American portrayals; scripts must be void of stereotypes traditionally associated with Native American peoples.

Earlybird deadline: July 15, 2022
Regular deadline: August 19, 2022
Late deadline: September 16, 2022

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