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Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
What's Next for TV? “Up North” Pilot Screening, Presented by SeriesFest, Conversation 2163

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SeriesFest is an award-winning festival which showcases the best independent episodic storytelling from around the world. Join festival founders, Randi Kleiner and Kaily Smith Westbrook, for an exclusive screening of a SeriesFest award-winning pilot. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the creators who are paving the way in the independent television landscape.

About “Up North”: In the New York prison system, it’s just as hard getting out as it is going in. An innocent teenager, an elder convict, and a vicious street hustler fight their way out of the corrupt prison system and dangerous city streets.

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Randi Kleiner

Kleiner is the Founder and CEO of SeriesFest, an award-winning episodic content and television festival held annually in Denver, Colorado. She also owns Trifecta Studios, an event production agency that works with major brands, including Marc Jacobs, Macallan, WWD, Sephora, Godiva... Read More →
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Kaily Smith Westbrook

Smith Westbrook is an actress, writer, producer, director and co-founder of SeriesFest, a non-profit, award winning television festival held annually in Denver, CO. Originally from Denver, she is a graduate of the University of Southern California's BFA acting program. After graduating... Read More →

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Emil Pinnock

Pinnock is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor from Harlem, New York, whom has been active in the film industry over 20 years. Having acted since a youth his on screen credits started with a recurring role on the PBS national program Reading Rainbow and extended... Read More →
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Damaine Radcliff

Radcliff, is the co-founder of Unleashing Giants. Raised in NYC, he has always been a veritable renaissance man. After high school, he started stand-up comedy and appeared on "Showtime At the Apollo" before landing a production job working For Damon Dash and Jay-Z at the Historic... Read More →
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Ian Robertson

Robertson is a multimedia writer, producer and director from Pasadena, CA. After graduating from Harvard University, Ian specialized in the production of alternative media projects, including KILM/Battlecam.com, the world's first interactive television station, and Hologram USA, the... Read More →

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