Stareable Fest L.A.
L.A.'s Premier Indie TV & Web Series Festival
Join us for a 3-day celebration of groundbreaking new shows and the next wave of iconic creators, April 28-30 in Venice, Los Angeles, CA.
About Stareable Fest
Stareable Fest brings together all levels of the industry — TV fans, creators, and industry execs!
Join us for a 3-day TV and web series festival featuring groundbreaking new shows and the next wave of iconic creators, plus valuable guidance and insight from industry pros.
Stareable Fest features senior executives giving you the insight you need to break into the industry. Hear Vox Media’s Lily Ladewig lead a workshop on how to pitch your next TV show, listen to Daniel Kellison describe how he founded JASH and sold 10+ shows to Comedy Central, and attend a fireside chat with Diallo Riddle, the showrunner of IFC’s Sherman’s Showcase and HBO Max’s South Side.
Take in a fresh Pacific breeze while you stretch and get ready for the day during a morning beach yoga session, or talk about your next project at one of our speed networking parties. Go ahead and break out the neon clothing while you bring back vintage Venice Beach at our Saturday Night Dance Party, featuring your favorite 80s/90s old skool music, a world-renowned body painter and tarot card readings. Cheer the festival’s Official Selections as they compete on their 90 second elevator pitches to judges from MACRO and Sony. And break out your best night luxe for our award ceremony red carpet.Our action-packed schedule includes:
led by industry pros
— Learn what it takes to create successful TV from EMMY-nominated Diallo Riddle
— Find out how to get staffed with Aadip Desai
— Learn how to pitch from Lily Ladewig
— & more!
• Live 90-Second ‘Elevator Pitch’ competition
• Tons of opportunities to network with fellow creators & industry pros
— From beach yoga
to happy hours
with complimentary drinks, you're bound to find your next collab
• Saturday Night Dance Party
with 80s/90s jams, body painting, glitter bar, tarot card readings & more!
• The Stareable Fest award ceremony
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Stareable Fest Highlights
Learn how to find creative success with Diallo Riddle, NAACP Image Award winning director, and EMMY and WGA nominated writer, actor, showrunner, and producer. Get insight on how to pitch your next concept from Lily Ladewig, Director of Original Programming at Vox Media Studios and many-time Executive Producer.
Gain insight into the mind of an executive producer, including how they develop ideas into successful multi-season shows from Daniel Kellison, a multi-Emmy nominated TV producer/writer. Find out what it takes to get & stay staffed as a writer for a TV show with Aadip Desai, Indian American TV writer and BAFTA Breakthrough participant.
Enjoy the Pacific breeze while you stretch and get ready for the day during a beach yoga session run by professional yoga instructor Kayla Nguyen. You'll have ample opportunities to meet your fellow creators and industry pros during any of our many happy hours. Networking is easy at Stareable Fest.
We're bringing back vintage Venice Beach with our Saturday Night Dance Party, featuring your favorite 80s/90s old skool jams by DJ D-Roc. World-renowned body painter Matt Deifer will be creating masterpieces of senses and light on willing participants. You don't want to miss Energy Master Ketty Nguyen's tarot readings offering spiritual guidance and counseling from a place of healing, self realization and empowerment.
Stareable Fest L.A. 2023 is presented by Dell Technologies and NVIDIA, making workstation and monitor solutions purpose-built for creators like you. #DELLinsidecircle #NVIDIACreators