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Judith Davis
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The 12th Annual New York Television Festival Wraps After 6 Days

The 12th annual New York Television Festival wrapped tonight after a landmark week for the organization. During an awards reception at the Helen Mills Theater and Event Space in Manhattan, NYTVF (www.nytvf.com) announced the winners of its flagship Independent Pilot Competition (IPC) in 15 categories, with the “Best of the Fest” honors going to “The Worst Husband” (Independent Pilot Competition) and “Medium Well” (NYTVF Scripts). Recipients of development deals from the NYTVF's network and studio partners were also announced. (See below for a full list.)

From October 24 through 29, thousands of artists, fans and industry representatives attended the Festival’s 93 events at the Helen Mills Theater and Event Space, the SVA Theatre and Tribeca Three-Sixty. This included in-competition screenings, red carpet premieres and panels, networking events, keynotes, educational seminars, parties, and a day dedicated to virtual reality storytelling.

This year’s 3,500-plus submissions received, with 84 total projects selected to be in competition at the Festival, including 21 in the inaugural NYTVF Scripts initiative, and an all-time high of 63 in the Independent Pilot Competition.

Through NYTVF Connect, more than 550 networking and pitch meetings between Official Artists and industry executives were facilitated by the Festival – up from 420 in 2015.

Industry engagement increased, with a record 75 companies participating in these meetings, including representatives from leading networks, studios, agencies, production companies and digital platforms.

“From the moment we began the submission assessment process, I felt that because the talent level was just outstanding, this could be a game-changing year,” said NYTVF Founder and Executive Director Terence Gray. “The engagement from the industry and willingness and enthusiasm to support the artists invited to the Festival are by-products of the fact that we are seeing exceptional storytellers participate in our initiatives across the board. I’m blown away by the response from both the creative community and industry decision-makers, and this fantastic week has us already looking forward to next year.”

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