SeriesFest 2016 Winners Include Fan Fiction and Irish Crime

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SeriesFest 2016 Winners Include Fan Fiction and Irish Crime
For the second year in a row, the Denver-based independent television festival SeriesFest has selected winners from its pool of 34 original pilots.

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Winning for Best Drama was “Farr,” a crime drama set in Northern Ireland (which also won the same prize at last fall’s ITVFest). Per the drama jury’s statement, “The pilot we would like to recognize is ‘Farr’ since we were invested in the characters and storyline. We can’t wait to see how it unfolds!”

Best Comedy was awarded to “Truth Slash Fiction,” which revolved around a teenage girl’s discovery of erotic fan fiction. According to the jury’s statement, “We decided to recognize work that exists as a true pilot – establishing a mood, conflicts, characters, relationships and an ongoing story that would make a compelling series. With our choices, we wanted to
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