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New York Television Festival Announces Official Selections For Inaugural Scripts Competition

The New York Television Festival today announced the Official Selections for its inaugural Nytvf Scripts Competition. In its first year, the festival accepted half-hour comedy scripts from writers worldwide. Out of 995 submissions, 21 television and digital comedy pilot scripts were selected and will be showcased to industry executives at the 12th Annual New York Television Festival, which takes places from October 24 through 29th in Manhattan.

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This year’s Nytvf Scripts Official Selections will join the 63 Officially-Selected pilots and series competing in the Festival’s flagship Independent Pilot Competition. All of the competing writers and creators will enjoy designation as Official Artists, which qualifies them for a chance to receive a development deal from one of the Nytvf’s Development Partners – networks and studios which have guaranteed they will offer at least one deal to independent artists this year.

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