BWTVF 2007 Schedule Now Online
Its all here for your full viewing pleasure ... the Master Classes, the "In Conversation" sessions, the networking opportunities, the BIG names, the BIG Commissioning Editors - check out the BWTVF 2007 Schedule.
And the BIG Names Just Keep on Coming . . .
Adding to its growing list of celebrated, high-profile speakers, the Banff World Television Festival confirms Carol Mendelsohn, Executive Producer and Showrunner of the number-one scripted drama series on television "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (and Co-Creator/Executive Producer, "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: NY"), Antony Thomas, Director of internationally acclaimed documentaries "Twins; The Divided Self", "Man and Animal", "Death of a Princess", and "The Tank Man", and Rob Thomas, Creator and Executive Producer of the hugely successful series "Veronica Mars", for its 2007 Master Class sessions.
Global Television Writers Apprentice Award
The Writers Apprentice offers an emerging Canadian writer with the unprecedented opportunity to gain significant experience by completing a four-week internship in the story department of a prime-time series. The winner will be selected by a Jury consisting of three jurors (one representative from Global Television, one representative from the Banff Television Festival Foundation and one representative from the broadcasting/production community). Apply Here
Enter the Quebecor Banff Convergence Fellowship 2007 by March 23rd, 2007
The 2007 Quebecor Banff Convergence Fellowship will bring six industry professionals to the Banff World Television Festival and nextMEDIA to support their role in creating culturally diverse cross-platform content. The Quebecor Fellows will have their registration, accommodation and travel expenses covered as well as access to industry mentors. Dont delay because the entry deadline is Friday, March 23rd, 2007. For full details visit https://bwtvf.com/quebconv.php.
Join Some of the Industry's Biggest Names at This Year's Festival
Banff World Television Festival organizers are pleased to announce the addition of some of television's greatest power players to this year's lineup. Mike Clattenburg, Writer, Director and Producer of the hit TV comedy series and the 2006 feature film "The Trailer Park Boys," Greg Daniels, Executive Producer of the Emmy® Award-winning NBC series "The Office," and co-creator of the Emmy Award-winning Fox series "King of the Hill," Susanne Daniels, President, Entertainment, Lifetime Entertainment Services, and Ben Silverman, Executive Producer of the Emmy Award-winning NBC series "The Office," and the Golden Globe Award-winning ABC series "Ugly Betty," will be taking part in a series of captivating interviews and Master Classes at BWTVF 2007 Read More