SCREENING BLOCK 1
Web Series Block 1 (12A)
Sat 18th May, 11:30 – No.70 Oxford Street.
80 mins – Free Admission
At Pilot Light TV Festival, we champion the discovery of the next generation of talent in episodic storytelling. We aim to give the creators behind these under-seen projects the platform to get their TV Pilot or Web Series in front of Industry members and TV fans. This year we proudly present another amazing selection of shows, all of which have ‘the next big thing’ written all over them.
*All events and guests subject to change, refunds only offered in cases of event cancellation*
(Fake) 2018 XXL Freshman Class
Creator: Daniel Nkoola/US/21 mins
Witness the death of hip hop…XXL Magazine's annual Freshman list of up-and-coming rappers is hilariously satirized in this thread of videos. 10 rappers go head-to-head for a career making opportunity.
Fake News Writer
Creator: Eric Pzena/US/12 mins
A satirical bipartisan series about a recent college grad who moves to Los Angeles to be a screenwriter. After being rejected from every other job, Ethan ends up writing fake news for a pro-Trump conservative website. He then finds out that his roommate, Nick, an extremist liberal, works for a group called ‘Doxxer’s Anonymous’ which hacks and exposes fake news writers.
Creator: Jacqueline Buckingham/US/6 mins
In this episode of Jacqueline Andersons satirical feminist series, Jacqueline finally brings a date (David Edwin) home and is prepared to coach him through pleasing her, but this guy only knows how to do one thing.
Girls Vs The City
Creators: Brianna Wiens & Brynn Peebles/CAN/14 mins
The blind lead the blind as best friends (and almost 30 somethings) Brynn & Brianna hilariously try to 'fit in', in a city full of flower crowns & vape pens.
Life in the Dead Zone
Creator: Gabriel Page /NZ/14 mins
The Zombie Protection Act has passed. Handing control, management and protection of infected persons over to local council. Documentary series Life in the Dead Zone follows the daily working life of Stanley George (Pest and Infections Officer) with the Kittworth City Council.
Creator: James Cripps/AUS/6 mins
A dramedy about a group of 18-year-olds who like to party, fall in love and generally make a mess of things.