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The Writers Panel

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The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over… read more

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From Pitch to Punchline (ATX Festival 2018)

Pitching a TV show can be an intimidating process, but these creators have the added level of having to sell funny. What are the do's and donts of a comedy pitch? Whats the balance between humor and story? And what happens with the network/studio doesnt get the joke? These creators rehash their process for creating the perfect pitch, what happened in the room, and how their series evolved into what we see on our screens today.

Panelist: Joel Church-Cooper (Brockmire), Kate Lambert (Teachers), Jeff Astrof (Trial & Error)

Moderator: Ben Travers (IndieWire)

Recorded Live at the 2018 ATX Festival

For more information about the ATX Festival, visit their website:

http://atxfestival.com

If you enjoyed this conversation and want to hear more from past ATX festivals + exclusive one-on-one conversations with your favorite TV writers & creatives, please subscribe to ATXs original podcast The TV Campfire: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tv-campfire/id1386598065

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