Beginning September 13, The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) premiered twenty-two pilots at the 2006 Independent Pilot Competition in the following five categories: Comedy, Drama, Reality, Educational, and Animation. The following pilots received awards at the festival.

2006 WINNERS:

MSN ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Squid Dragon Legend, Executive produced by Nick Cogan, (New York, NY)
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AUDIENCE AWARD - Split the Difference, Executive produced by Mary Egan Callahan, Joe Narciso, and Bruce Hurwitt; produced by Alec Sash, (South Orange, NJ)
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COMEDY - Split the Difference
, Executive produced by Mary Egan Callahan, Joe Narciso, and Bruce Hurwitt; produced by Alec Sash, (South Orange, NJ)
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DRAMA - Viagra Falls, Executive produced by Chris Debiec, Atil Singh, and Allen Wong; produced by Chris Debiec, (Van Nuys, CA)
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EDUCATIONAL - Martti and Kim’s Story Of… [Abridged], Executive produced by Cameron Roberts and Greg Jones; produced by Martti Nelson, Kim Roberts, and Marc Collins, (Orlando, FL)
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REALITY - On the Block, Executive produced by George Collias, Matthew J. Haddad, Jonathan Wareham, and Gwen O’Donnell (Los Angeles, CA)
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ANIMATION - Squid Dragon Legend, Executive produced by Nick Cogan, (New York, NY)
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Check out photos from the Awards show on TV Squad.com >

Thanks again for another great year!

 

COMEDY PILOTS IN COMPETITION:

  • A/V Club, Executive Produced by Rebecca Feldman and
    Sarah Saltzberg, (New York, NY)
  • The Calderons, Executive Produced by Dan McNamara, (Jersey City, NJ)
  • Free Love Forum, Executive produced by Daniel Klein; produced by Sumo Mama Productions, LLC, (Astoria, NY)
  • Pizza Time, Executive produced by Todd Holland, Scotch Ellis Loring, Aeden Babish, John Baumgartner, Phillip Vaden, and Steven Klein; produced by Steven Klein and Robyn Snyder, (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Split the Difference, Executive produced by Mary Egan Callahan, Joe Narciso, and Bruce Hurwitt; produced by Alec Sash, (South Orange, NJ)
  • Temps, Executive produced by Jason Averett, Matt Nowosielski, and James Weber (New York, NY)

DRAMA PILOTS IN COMPETITION:

  • Blood Hounds, Executive Produced by Tom Zanca, (Ramsey, NJ)
  • The Hub,Executive produced by Brian Neuls and Sharon Santos; produced by Sharon Santos, (Boston, MA)
  • Rx, Executive produced by Paul Mays and Torrance Hill, (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Viagra Falls, Executive produced by Chris Debiec, Atil Singh, and Allen Wong; produced by Chris Debiec, (Van Nuys, CA)

EDUCATIONAL PILOTS IN COMPETITION:

  • Critical Hours, Executive produced by Jim Isler, Tom Isler, and Thomas Kail, (New York, NY)
  • Dave and Augie’s Home Movies, Executive produced by Gregory Ciano, (Highstown, NJ)
  • Martti and Kim’s Story Of… [Abridged], Executive produced by Cameron Roberts and Greg Jones; produced by Martti Nelson, Kim Roberts, and Marc Collins, (Orlando, FL)
  • What’s Cooking with Waffles and Mousemeat, Executive produced by Erika Thormahlen, (New York, NY)

REALITY PILOTS IN COMPETITION:

  • 4-Track Radar, Executive produced by Nicole Pope and Ben Fundis, (Nashville, TN), Nichole Quinn and Christian Mella, (Los Angeles, CA)
  • On the Block, Executive produced by George Collias, Matthew J. Haddad, Jonathan Wareham, and Gwen O’Donnell (Los Angeles, CA)
  • On the Set, Executive produced by Frank Dicopoulos; produced by Tom Phillips, (Holmdel, NJ)
  • Poker Night, Executive Produced by Jeff Nimoy and Sam Mollo, (Studio City, CA)
  • Love in 90 Days Bootcamp, Executive produced by Diana Kirschner, (New York, NY)

ANIMATION PILOTS IN COMPETITION:

  • End of the Line, Executive produced by Chris Dimino, Daniel Russo, and Joe Schraufnagel, (North Bellmore, NY)
  • Squid Dragon Legend, Executive produced by Nick Cogan, (New York, NY)
  • Strange Transmissions, Executive produced by Eric Bryant and Ethan T. Berlin, (Brooklyn, NY)

SPECIALTY SCREENINGS (OUT OF COMPETITION):

  • The Guard Dog (Animation), animated by Bill Plympton (New York, NY)
  • Zak & Co. (Animation), Executive Produced by Eric Schiff, (Los Angeles, CA)


 

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