Yesterday, IFC announced the acquisition and development of 2010 NYTVF Official Selection, “POINTLESS,” created by Ethan Berlin and Eric Bryant. A hearty congratulations to the creators, along with show host Kurt Braunohler.
For additional information, click here for Deadline’s coverage of the announcement.
“Pointless” is the second project from the 2010 New York Television Festival to be acquired by IFC. “Greg and Donny,” created by Matt Yeager and Jeff Skowron, which won the IFC-sponsored “Out of the Box” Award at the 2010 NYTVF, was announced as part of the network’s development slate late last year. To learn about the 2011 IFC-sponsored “Out of the Box” Award and development deal, along with network deals from FX and MTV, click here
COUNTDOWN TO SUBMISSION: FOX COMEDY SCRIPT CONTEST
Reminder: the submission period for the 4th Annual FOX Comedy Script Contest opens on Monday, April 4 at 12 pm EST and will remain open through 12 pm EST on Monday, April 18, or when 1,500 submissions are received, whichever comes first.
Submit your original script for the chance to win $25,000 and a development deal with FOX.
For additional details click here.
NYTVF in Chicago: Thank you to our Outreach Partners
A huge “THANKS!” to everyone that came out to our Festival events in Chicago last week – it was terrific to meet so many talented and passionate artists. A special NYTVF thanks to the outreach partners that helped us spread the word in the Windy City: