Film News: Midwest Pilot Showcase at Midwest Independent Film Festival on Oct 4, 2016

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CHICAGO – Television continues to be a hot medium for new voices and creativity. Among the official selections for the Independent Pilot Competition at the 12th Annual New York Television Festival are seven pilots made right here in the Midwest. Those seven will be featured at the Midwest Pilot Showcase, at this month’s Midwest Independent Film Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 2016 (6pm). The festival takes place at the Landmark Century Centre in Chicago.

From the improv mastery of T.J. Jagodowski and David Pasquesi, to the diverse point of view from Indian-American creator Puja Mohindra, the Pilot Showcase is an amazing line-up of comedy, drama and inspiration. The pre-show Producers Panel (6:30p) will feature screenwriter Chris Parrish, whose TV credits include “The King of Queens” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” For the complete line up and ticket information. click here.

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First Tuesdays with the Midwest Pilot Showcase
Photo credit: MidwestFilm.org

The Midwest Independent Film Festival is a year-round movie event in Chicago that takes place the first Tuesday of every month, at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema. The festival has been recognized by Chicago Magazine in their “Best of Chicago” issue, and has become one of the top places for local filmmakers, producers and actors to network in the Windy City.

The Midwest Independent Film Festival Present the Midwest Pilot Showcase on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark Street, Chicago. The Midwest Independent Film Festival screens on the First Tuesday every month until November, followed by their “Best of the Midwest” Awards in December. Click here for details about the festival.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2016 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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