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Television in a Trumped Up America (2017)

After an election that resulted in riveting and addictive TV-viewing, much of the world has come out the other side feeling a spectrum of emotions: from fear to anger to confusion and perhaps, motivation. We’re often faced during this time of change with the question, “Where do we go from here?” Join creatives as they […]

Complex Not Complicated: A Look at a Woman’s Character (2017)

Now more than ever, television is home to a range of increasingly complex female characters: ones that are bold, funny, fierce, sensitive, loyal, fragile, complicated, and kick ass (sometimes all in the same moment). Prepare to be awestruck as these powerhouse creatives and actors discuss the legacy of female characters before them, the necessity of […]

ATX TV Festival Sizzle (2016)

ATX Festival Season 5 took place in Austin, TX from June 9-12, 2016. Re-visit the events and panelists that made it possible in this sizzle reel, featuring Ugly Betty, Norman Lear, Rescue Me, The Shield Writers, The O.C., Friday Night Lights, and more! ATX Television Festival Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.atxfestival.com Produced by: Arts […]

The Grinder (2015)

The Grinder creators Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul – along with stars Fred Savage and Mary Elizabeth Ellis – sat down with ATX audiences at the Alamo Drafthouse to talk about the development and creative process behind the making of their FOX pilot. Moderator: Jarett Wieselman www.atxfestival.com Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.artsandlabor.co

An Assistant’s Tale (2014)

Breaking into the industry is daunting. There’s no single guaranteed way to accomplish it — you may go to film school, you may not graduate high school, you could start at an agency, a studio, on a production, or even working for your hero. Beginning as an assistant is one of the most common first […]

The Casting Director’s Production (2014)

The right casting choice can make or break a series, change the landscape of a story, or launch a career. However, the Casting Director’s role is more complex than simply picking the right actor for the job. Our panelists discuss their contribution to the production of a TV show, the balance of creative collaboration with […]

Keeping the Romance Alive: Falling in Love on TV (2016)

Who doesn’t love a good love story? The beautiful anxiety of a love triangle? Rooting for one “team’ or another? But how long can a “will they, won’t they” story sustain a TV series? Hear from writers whose TV series centered around a romantic through line, what pitfalls that can bring, and how to keep an […]

Casual (2016)

The stars of Hulu’s hit dramedy CASUAL – Michaela Watkins, Tommy Dewey, and Tara Lynne Barr – were joined by creator Zander Lehmann and executive producers Liz Tigelaar, Jason Reitman and Helen Estabrook to talk about the show’s upcoming second season Moderator: Danielle Nussbaum (Entertainment Weekly) ATX TV Festival Season 6: June 8-11, 2017 www.atxfestival.com […]