BBC America’s Sarah Barnett, ‘SNL’ Alums Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly Among Speakers at New York Television Festival

Variety | 6/29/2018 | Cynthia Littleton
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BBC America chief Sarah Barnett and “Saturday Night Live” alums Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly are among the speakers lined up for the 14th annual New York Television Festival.

The festival showcases independently produced TV pilots and projects in an effort to bring aspiring TV creators together with TV industry executives, talent agents, and other movers and shakers. The fest is moving from its longtime spot in October to July 14-20 in a bid to allow projects selected for screening at the festival to be on the front end of TV’s traditional pilot development cycle.

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“We’re very excited for our first summer installment and a festival line-up that is truly focused on the core mission of the NYTVF – to showcase, foster, and cultivate the best and boldest indie creators and provide a viable marketplace for our industry participants,” said festival founder Terence Gray. “As the festival landscape continues to embrace episodic and television is featured at...
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