Friday, June 22nd, 3:45pm and Sunday, June 24th, 3:30pm
The 32 extraordinary pilots in competition highlight the most innovative and bold voices working within episodic storytelling today. Awards will be determined by an all-star jury, along with a chance to cast your vote for the distinguished Audience Award! Discover tomorrow’s next hit series! Pilots are displayed in 5 blocks.
Comedy Block Three:
Shiny Baby Goats
Creator: Alice Nicholas Wood
Character-driven comedy series, Shiny Baby Goats, follows Frances, a female film composer, and Jude, a community activist, in their quest to follow their ambitions. When their lofty dreams break against the rocks of reality, expect homemade drum kits and obscure literary references as they pick up the pieces.
Danny the Manny
Creator: Mike Roma
Danny is struggling to balance his life as a gay man dating in his twenties, an actor auditioning in Hollywood, and a babysitter looking after surly, six-year-old Quinn. But when Danny discovers that Quinn has a penchant for dressing in his mother’s clothing, he resolves to be the queer guardian angel he wished he had growing up. But the question remains: is he helping or hurting Quinn? And what the heck does he tell the mom?
Creator: Tony Spiridakis & Shannon Goldman
Set in Long Island, and featuring autistic actor Dimitri Spiridakis, Greenport is a heartfelt comedy about family, work-life balance, and one struggling filmmaker’s determination to show the world that an autistic kid can do anything.