Founder and Executive Director of the New York Television Festival
Terence Gray is the Founder and Executive Director of the New York Television Festival (NYTVF). Now in its twelfth year, the NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of over 15,000 artists with leading networks, studios, digital platforms, agencies, production companies, and brands. Through a vast number of content initiatives yielding thousands of submissions each year, the NYTVF is an organization uniquely positioned as the industry’s independent content filter, enjoying multi-year development relationships with industry partners across the television and digital spectrum. Scores of partners tap the indie TV organization each year to uncover emerging talent and leverage its ever-growing community to create content with their programming brands in mind.
In addition to his work with the Festival, Gray is a successful television writer and producer and serves as executive producer for NYTVF Productions. Currently NYTVF Productions’ slate includes an original independent comedy The Jamz (a direct-to-series order with The Orchard, acquired by Netflix), and projects with HISTORY (unscripted), Fox 21 Television Studios (scripted comedy), Red Arrow Entertainment (scripted drama), and truTV (unscripted comedy). His producer credits include ABC’s Who Wants to be a Millionaire as well as projects with NBC, TBS, The Weather Channel, GSN, ESPN, TelePictures and Warner Brothers. He is a graduate of Catholic University in Washington D.C.