The Serielizados Fest is an international festival about everything related to television fiction that is designed for fans of television series. During the festival you can see unpublished documentaries, screenings of chapters, attend lectures by professionals in the audiovisual sector (with special attention to showrunners) and attend humor and music shows.
The 2023 edition of Serielizados Fest
The tenth edition of Serielizados Fest Barcelona will take place in several venues, including the CCCB, Sala Phenomena, CASA SEAT and Auditori Blanquerna. The festival will kick off with the world premiere of "Això no és Suècia", an international co-production by 3Cat, RTVE, STV (Sweden), YLE (Finland) and NDR (Germany), co-directed by Mar Coll and Aina Clotet, which narrates in a comical and dramatic way the struggle of a young couple to protect their children. In addition, the festival will present premieres of national series with the presence of their creators, such as La Mesías ( Movistar Plus+), Déjate ver (atresplayer) by Álvaro Carmona, Las vidas de Fèlix (HBO Max) directed by Fèlix Colomer, and Berto Romero 's debut in the horror genre with El otro lado ( Movistar Plus+).
The festival will also offer masterclasses of national talent, including a session of Los Making-of by DAMA at CASA SEAT and a session with Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo moderated by journalist Pepa Blanes at the Auditorium of the Blanquerna Faculty of Communication and International Relations (URL), as part of the second edition of Serielizados Kick.
In addition, the festival will premiere the start of the last season of Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) at Phenomena, and the new documentary series about counterculture in Barcelona from the late 70's to the present Fanzilona (CaixaForum+) and Roni (3Cat), the new animated series by Juanjo Sáez (Arròs Covat), where they will be attended by its creator and the creative team of the series.
Following the tradition of Serielizados Fest, the festival will pay tribute in this edition to one of the most remembered Catalan series that celebrates its 30th anniversary: Oh Europa by Dagoll Dagom. In the same way, and on the occasion of the presence of Jesse Armstrong at the Serielizados Fest, the festival will screen Peep Show, his first series. It will be an ideal opportunity to discover one of the best and most unknown works of the creator of Succession in a session that will also feature a live program of the La Llama podcast, Explicado Pierde with Raquel Hervás, Javier Rueda, Kike García and Àlex Martínez Vidal. Other live podcasts will be La trama, a podcast of our own creation dedicated to the art of screenwriting where the irruption of AI will be discussed, with the participation of experts. Likewise, the podcast about anime produced by Serielizados, Sopa de Miso, will start the new season with a live special together with the screening of One Piece Film: Red at Phenomena.
Serielizados Fest 2023 will feature the Serial Pilots Showcase in its tenth edition, with the support of DAMA, Popitas and Antaviana VFX & Postproduction. The gala on Friday 20 will feature selected pilots, including works such as Encontrar la calma, A Arte De Ser (Mal) Pai, Trippiecontes and Bruno & Co. Saturday the 21st will be a special day with a marathon of the first season of 30 Coins with the presence of its creator, Álex de la Iglesia, followed by an open talk with international guest Jesse Armstrong, creator of Succession. That same night, the 10th Anniversary Party of the Serielizados project will be held with stand up comedy and DJ sets in the Paral-lel 62 room.