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Ian Thake

Dir of Programming
New York Television Festival

Ian Thake is the Director of Programming at the New York Television Festival (, the industry’s first creative festival for television artists. A pioneer of the independent television movement, the NYTVF constructs new and innovative paths of development and talent identification, while simultaneously complementing the traditional television development model. Joining the NYTVF in 2010, Mr. Thake oversees all Festival initiatives and works with artists and creators whose projects are selected for the Festival. Mr. Thake is also a consultant on numerous television projects and is a Supervising Producer on The Jamz, the first season of which premiered on Netflix in May of 2016.

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Events featuring Ian Thake
Events featuring Ian Thake