Chris Noth & Julie Klausner at North Fork TV Fest

(released 8/4/2017)

Actor Chris Noth will be presented the Inaugrual Canopy award for the second annual North Fork TV Festival. The festival will return September 7-9, 2017 in Greenport, NY. The affirmation of the festival is "the art of content". The festival aims to elevate, draw attention to independent TV, while gathering the minds who create.

"We are thrilled that the Festival has found a true home in the North Fork and for the amazing partnerships we have built in and around town," said Founder Noah Doyle. "This year's lineup will feature incredible independent TV pilots, conversations with industry executives, and an awards evening recognizing pioneers and up and comers in television. We eagerly await sharing all of this with the great North Fork community."

Chris Noth is scheduled to accept the award on Friday, September 8 at the Greenport Theatre. "I'm so honored to be presented with the Canopy Award at this year's North Fork TV Festival," said Chris Noth. "I've lived and worked in New York for years, and I’ve shot all over New York State and Long Island, so being a part of this particular festival really means a lot to me.  I can’t wait to see everyone out east this September."
On Saturday night September 9, the festival will have "A Conversation with Julie Klausner", creator, writer and star of DIFFICULT PEOPLE. The show produced by Amy Poehler for HULU stars Klausner and Billy Eichner as haters of everything in the world, but each other. Season three will release August 8, 2017.
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