Search Results for: Life Unexpected

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 […]

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 […]

Britt Robertson’s ATX Television Festival Message to Fans

Star of Life Unexpected (a confirmed screening at the first ever ATX TV Festival) thanks fans for being so great to the show and urges them to check out the fest. Creator Liz Tigelaar will be in attendance, and working to confirm select cast members. Check out more information on the festival (with the goal […]

ATX Television Festival Kickstarter Promo

ATX: a Television Festival bursted onto the scene with their Kickstarter promo in mid January. Contributions (text/video) from: Arielle Kebbel & Matt Lanter (90210), Liz Tigelaar (Life Unexpected), Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries), Paul James (Greek), Ahmed Ahmed (Comedian), Chris Gorham (Covert Affairs), Kyle Killen (Lone Star/Awake), Betty Thomas (Hill Street Blues, Dream On). PLEASE […]