First Annual SeriesFest Announces Winners, ‘Witnesses’ Takes Top Award

With the inaugural edition of SeriesFest concluding today in Denver, the festival has announced the winners in all competition categories. Crime drama Witnesses was named Best Pilot. Starring Marcus Truschinski, Ronan Babbit, and Will Mobley, Witnesses follows two con artist brothers who pose as evangelical proselytizers in order to case burglary targets. Things go sideways when they disover a terrible crime that gets them wrapped up with local officials. The pilot will now be available on Comcast on Demand throughout the state of Colorado.

SeriesFest celebrates new television series, with screenings of independent pilots up for competition, as well as upcoming network shows such as USA Network’s Mr. Robot.

Here is the complete list of winners.

Best Pilot: Witnesses

Best Actor: Robert Olsen, Dispatch.

Best Actress: Lisa King Hawkes, Zero Point.

Best Director: Alex Calleros, Michael Tucker, Anamnesis.

Best Writer: Guy Shalem, Family Style.

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