The SeriesFest Opening Night lineup is here, and we have two huge reasons to be excited!
The first night of the television and content festival will not only feature a special performance by Grammy and Golden Globe Nominee Sia, but also the North American premiere of BBC America’s new natural history series The Hunt, narrated by British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
SeriesFest is a five-day celebration dedicated to showcasing the best new pilots from established and emerging content creators. The festival will take place at the internationally-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO on Wednesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 26.
BBC America’s new natural history series The Hunt, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, takes an intimate look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters and prey. The Hunt joins the previously acclaimed series The Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Frozen Planet also by the gifted Alastair Fothergill and Huw Cordey. The sensational score is by Academy Award winner Steven Price.
The seven-episode series premieres in July 2016 on BBC America — the U.S. home of the BBC’s landmark natural history series.
“We can’t think of a more stunning location than Red Rocks to premiere a show as vivid and visceral as The Hunt,” said BBC America President and General Manager Sarah Barnett. “We’re excited to be a part of SeriesFest and are honored to open the festival in the company of the amazing, multi-talented Sia.”
Sia’s first solo record, Healing Is Difficult, put her career on a new track, and she followed it with such records as Colour the Small One and Some People Have Real Problems. In addition to songs including “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart” propelling her to pop chart fame, Sia has also co-written songs for major recording artists including Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Flo Rida, Alicia Keys, and Rihanna. Her songs have been featured in major film and television series including Fifty Shades of Grey, Entourage, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Great Gatsby. Sia made a cameo appearance in season two of Amazon’s Transparent and her hit single “Breathe Me” played in the final scene of the Six Feet Under series.
Tickets for SeriesFest Opening Night at Red Rocks go on sale Friday, April 15th at Noon ET, while single-day tickets go on sale Friday, May 27. Get your seat!Read More