Gone Pitchin’

So much for updates… guess I’m not going to be hired as a live blogger any time soon!  I got so distracted in Banff I never posted anything and now I’m already in L.A. for the Great American Pitchfest. More on that later… The Banff World Television Festival. Folks in the industry just say “I’m going to Banff” and colleages know they mean the festival, even though visiting Banff any time of year is a treat. Banff is a town located in a national park on the southwest border of Alberta, Canada.  It’s so stunning that photos don’t do it justice and it’s impossible to get used to the views. (bit of trivia: Because the town rests inside the national park, there is no freehold land available. The town pays...

Pitch-a-Rama!

Tomorrow morning I’m off to the Banff World Television Festival. When I return, I’ll have one back day in Vancouver before I leave for the Great American PitchFest in Los Angeles. It’s going to be a week long pitch-o-rama. I’ve never been to either of these and I’m pretty excited. I’ve been writing for years… but I haven’t really done enough networking/schmoozing/pitching. I know how important it is in this business and I tell my students that all the time. So, here I go. I won’t promise to live-blog the event, but I will send updates when possible....