Daniel Manu


TV's Next Big Idea Is Here

Donny Deutsch

More than two decades after Sundance and other film festivals began infusing American cinema with fresh, cutting-edge talent, characters and stories, a similar creative spirit is about to hit TV, thanks to the inaugural New York Television Festival, which will run from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3 in downtown Manhattan.

The event is the brainchild of Terence Gray, who once asked audiences Who Wants to Be a Millionaire as a writer for the smash-hit reality series. Now, as the founder and executive director of the NYTVF, he hopes to find out who wants to change the face of television by inviting would-be J.J. Abramses, Larry Davids and Mark Burnetts to compete for a chance to impress Hollywood heavyweights and maybe, just maybe, earn a shot at their very own show. "A lot of creative people went into film because there was a platform there for independent, next-generation artists who knew that if they made a movie, they could probably get it into the 100 or 20 read more

TV's Next Big Idea Is Here

Donny Deutsch

More than two decades after Sundance and other film festivals began infusing American cinema with fresh, cutting-edge talent, characters and stories, a similar creative spirit is about to hit TV, thanks to the inaugural New York Television Festival, which will run from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3 in downtown Manhattan.

The event is the brainchild of Terence Gray, who once asked audiences Who Wants to Be a Millionaire as a writer for the smash-hit reality series. Now, as the founder and executive director of the NYTVF, he hopes to find out who wants to change the face of television by inviting would-be J.J. Abramses, Larry Davids and Mark Burnetts to compete for a chance to impress Hollywood heavyweights and maybe, just maybe, earn a shot at their very own show. "A lot of creative people went into film because there was a platform there for independent, next-generation artists who knew that if they made a movie, they could probably get it into the 100 or 20 read more

TV's Next Big Idea Is Here

More than two decades after Sundance and other film festivals began infusing American cinema with fresh, cutting-edge talent, characters and stories, a similar creative spirit is about to hit TV, thanks to the inaugural New York Television Festival, which will run from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3 in downtown Manhattan.

The event is the brainchild of Terence Gray, who once asked audiences Who Wants to Be a Millionaire as a writer for the smash-hit reality series. Now, as the founder and executive director of the NYTVF, he hopes to find out who wants to change the face of television by inviting would-be J.J. Abramses, Larry Davids and Mark Burnetts to compete for a chance to impress Hollywood heavyweights and maybe, just maybe, earn a shot at their very own show. "A lot of creative people went into film because there was a platform there for independent, next-generation artists who knew that if they made a movie, they could probably get it into the 100 or 20 read more

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