New York Television Festival
October 20 – October 25, 2014
The boob tube has long been derided as a haven of mindless entertainment, but the field is shifting and television has largely supplanted film as the go-to medium for intelligent, original storytelling. The tenth-annual New York Television Festival caters to TV tastes both highbrow and lowbrow, with seminars, parties, an Independent Pilot Competition and high-profile screenings galore for industry types, aspiring creators and fans alike. For more information, visit nytvf.com.