The SCAD TVfest kicked off this week celebrating its 11th year with exciting programming and screenings. Sarah Michelle Gellar accepted the Icon Award following the screening of Wolf Pack and Sterlin Harjo accepted the Variety Showrunner Award following the screening of Reservation Dogs. 

Additional award winners include Actor Wes Bentley, who currently stars as Jamie Dutton on the hit Paramount Network series, “Yellowstone” opposite Kevin Costner. Bentley will receive the Virtuoso Award and Craig Robinson, star of NBC Peacock’s hit show, “Killing It,” will receive the Spotlight Award.

SCAD TVfest spotlights the best in design, creativity, and innovation in television and digital media. Viewers explore the best work and latest trends in broadcast, streaming, cable, web, social media, and advertising, and connect with the top industry insiders working on camera and behind the scenes.

The 2023 festival schedule includes gala premiere screenings, spotlights, panel discussions, Q&A events, and other original content. The 2023 festival schedule includes gala premiere screenings, spotlights, panel discussions, Q&A events, masterclasses with SCAD students, and other original content.

This year’s event is sold out and welcome’s a return to in-person events at the celebrated television festival.

This post was curated by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., founder & editor-in-chief of The Burton Wire. Follow Nsenga on Twitter @TheBurtonWire.

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