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NYTVF Chicago Comedy, Doc & Indie Producer Networking Event
Monday, April 16, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
Chicago, United States
On Monday, April 16, join New York Television Festival execs in the Windy City for a free night of networking and cocktails with the Chicago comedy and indie production communities, co-hosted by our friends at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival.
Mingle and connect with fellow Chicago-based creatives, and get the inside scoop on NYTVF's current opportunities for doc & comedy writers, performers and producers including guaranteed comedy development deals from 2012 Festival partners IFC, MTV, VH1, SyFy, FOX and more.
This event is free. Space is limited so register today!
The first 50 people to sign-in at the door receive a free drink ticket.
We hope to see you there!
Current NYTVF Initiatives:
* INDEPENDENT PILOT COMPETITION- Guaranteed development deals up to $25k from IFC (alternative comedy), MTV (live action or animated comedy), VH1 (non-scripted) and SyFy (science fiction/fantasy) for original pilots & web series
* FOX COMEDY SCRIPT CONTEST- Guaranteed $25k deal from Fox for original comedy scripts
* JUST FOR LAUGHS SITCOM PITCH INITIATIVE- Opportunity to pitch an original comedy-performer inspired pilot live at Montreal Just For Laughs Conference
* Further benefits for Official Festival Artists include exclusive participation at the 2012 NYTVF, and additional pitch-based development deals from Sundance Channel, Logo, Bio Channel, Hasbro Studios and more.
Want to stay in the loop on upcoming Festival events and initiatives? Join the community!
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New York Television Festival
ABOUT THE NYTVF
The NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of over 12,000 artists with leading networks, studios, agencies, production companies, and brands. Year-round submission opportunities for TV and digital development culminate at the annual New York Television Festival each fall, uniting indie creators, industry decision-makers, and TV fans, alike. In 2012 the NYTVF distributed nearly $500,000 in development funding to artists from over 25 industry partners. To learn more about the NYTVF, current submission opportunities, and additional info for artists, visit NYTVF.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @NYTVF.