We're pleased to announce the three finalists in our Showtime Tony Cox 60-Minute and 30-Minute TV Competitions. Winners of both competitions will receive a $1000 cash prize, an all access pass to the festival and a consultation with a Showtime programming executive. Thank you to everyone who submitted and stay tuned for the winners!
60-Minute TV Pilots
Kingdom of Fife by D.L. Wright
A decadent story of power, obscene wealth, romantic entanglements and one reputation ruining incident -- involving a sheep.
ICE by Estella Gabriel
ICE is a hard-hitting, character-driven television series in the hyperrealism style of “The Wire” that captures the conflicts, violence, and humanity of the gritty world of the Nogales, Arizona/Mexico border, a volatile region where nothing is as it seems.
Wilde Life by Andrea Janakas
When forensics detective Logan Wilde is transferred from homicide to wildlife after being obsessed with a cold-case that she could not let go of, she finds herself leaving the city to work out of a small lab in Oregon, investigating the billion dollar business of animal trafficking.
30-Minute TV Pilots
On Cloud Nine by Mimi Jeffries
After accepting a bride to attend her twin brother's wedding, a single mother with no real prospects finds herself running her dysfunctional family's wedding planning company, On Cloud Nine.
Dead to Me by Stephanie Westendorf
A late 20s couple finally ends their long-decaying relationship, but when Mira, Damien's ex-girlfriend, suddenly dies and re-appears post-mortem without the ability to leave Damien's side, the pair are once again stuck together.
Sold by Jonathan Schwartz
An art historian begins working at a fine arts auction house, where she clashes with the profits driven director and high society chairman.