Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has announced its initial line-up for the 2019 SCAD aTVfest, Atlanta’s only festival dedicated to television, to be held Thursday, February 7 through Saturday, February 9.
Shows and representatives attending this year’s festival include the following (subject to change):
- “All American” (CW) with Nkechi Okoro Carroll, showrunner and executive producer; Daniel Ezra, actor; Taye Diggs, actor; Michael Evans Behling, actor; Karimah Westbrook, actor; Bre-Z, actor.
- “American Gods” (Starz) with Ricky Whittle, actor; Pablo Schreiber, actor; Yetide Badaki, actor with additional cast to be confirmed.
- “Bosch” (Amazon Prime Video) with Titus Welliver, actor; Jamie Hector, actor; Amy Aquino, actor; Madison Lintz, actor; Lance Reddick, actor; Henrik Bastin, executive producer; Michael Connelly, executive producer and author of the novels on which the series is based.
- “The Enemy Within” (NBC) with Jennifer Carpenter, actor; Morris Chestnut, actor; Ken Woodruff, executive producer and creator.
- “The Gifted” (FOX) with Amy Acker, actor; Emma Dumont, actor; Skyler Samuels, actor; Matt Nix, showrunner.
- “I’m Sorry” (truTV) with Andrea Savage, actor, director, writer, executive producer; Joey Slamon, executive producer; Gary Anthony Williams, actor.
- “Manifest” (NBC) Josh Dallas, actor; Melissa Roxburgh, actor; Athena Karkanis, actor; J.R. Ramirez, actor; Jeff Rake, executive producer, showrunner, creator.
- Miracle Workers” (TBS) with Karan Soni, actor; Jon Bass, actor; Sasha Compère, actor; Jorma Taccone, director.
- “New Amsterdam” (NBC) with Ryan Eggold, actor; Freema Agyeman, actor; Anupam Kher, actor; Tyler Labine, actor; Jocko Sims, actor.
- “The Oath” (Sony Crackle) with Ryan Kwanten, actor and producer; Cory Hardrict, actor; Zulay Henao, actor; and more.
- “The Other Two” (Comedy Central) with Heléne Yorke, actor; Drew Tarver, actor; Chris Kelly, creator and writer; Sarah Schneider, creator and writer.
- “The Passage” (FOX) with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, actor; Saniyya Sidney, actor; Brianne Howey, actor; Jamie McShane, actor; Henry Ian Cusick, actor; Caroline Chikezie, actor; Vincent Piazza, actor; Emmanuelle Chriqui, actor; Liz Heldens, showrunner.
- “Pen15” (Hulu) with Maya Erskine, co-creator, executive producer and actor; Anna Konkle, co-creator, executive producer and actor.
- “Proven Innocent” (FOX) with Russell Hornsby, actor; Nikki James, actor; Riley Smith, actor; Danny Strong, executive producer; David Elliott, executive producer.
- “The Resident” (FOX) with Matt Czuchry, actor; Manish Dayal, actor; Jane Leeves, actor; Malcolm-Jamal Warner, actor; Rob Corn, executive producer and director.
- “Schooled” (ABC) with AJ Michalka, actor; Tim Meadows, actor; Brett Dier, actor.
- “SEAL Team” (CBS) with John Glenn, showrunner and executive producer; and select members of the cast.
- “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix) with Ellie Kemper, actor.
- “The Village” (NBC) with Warren Christie, actor; Michaela McManus, actor; Lorraine Toussaint, actor; Grace Van Dien, actor; Mike Daniels, executive producer and showrunner.
Plus, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt herself, Ellie Kemper, will be receiving the annual Spotlight Award.
“This year, we fête the funny and wildly talented Ellie Kemper as well as everything about the small screen,” said SCAD President ad Founder Paula Wallace. “And with EW [Entertainment Weekly] as our first official media partner, we’ve drawn in more talent and unique programming than ever before. I can’t decide who’s luckier: SCAD students, or the industry professionals who get to meet our rising stars and hear their best pitches!”
Additional programs and honorees to be announced. The current lineup is available at www.atvfest.com.