Janet Sherwood
The cast of the Divine Marigolds (in part and from left) Josh Truax, Lisa Coronado, Paul Eenhoorn, Teru McDonald, Lorraine Montez, Simon Hamlin, Alder Sherwood. The show just won the NexTV competition and will go before a panel of high level entertainment industry judges for the next level.

Divine Marigolds wins NexTV competition

West Seattle based TV pilot wiil now go before a panel of Hollywood heavyweights

Producer Jeremiah Kaynor on behalf of the cast and crew of the West Seattle based TV production The Divine Marigolds the West Seattle Herald has been covering for the past year shared the announcement that the show has won the NexTV Competition, an online effort to bring talented video producers and show makers greater attention and move them into real production.

Kaynor writes:
 "We the Producers of The Divine Marigolds wanted to give you the wonderful news about The Marigolds epic win in the NexTV Competition. We took 1st place in VIEWER’S CHOICE by 1200 votes completely demolishing the competition. This win moves The Divine Marigolds into the finals with the other 5 finalist from the different categories where we get massive exposure to Industry Leaders as we move on.
 From here this is where we go:
Finalists will be selected for overall quality of work, in addition to the project’s potential for becoming viable television content.

Finalists will have their work presented to the following PANEL of Industry Leaders:
•Josie Freedman (Premiere film agent, ICM)
•Randy Cordray (Producer of THE OFFICE)
•Jay Francis (Director of Original Programming at Disney Channel, Disney XD)
•Lenora Hume (EVP, HIT Entertainment (BARNEY, BOB the BUILDER)
•Aaron Simpson (founder/editor of coldhardflash.com)
•Elizabeth Buraglio (Original Film – I AM LEGEND, SUPERMAN RETURNS)
•Andrew Steele (Creative Director of Will Ferrell’s funnyordie.com)
•Tracee Stanley (Head of Production & Development, Inferno Distribution – Film Financiers/Distributors)
•Dana Lambert (VP of Acquisitions, After Dark Films)
•Joel Milner (Lit Agent and Owner, Larchmont Literary Agency)
• James V. Hart (Writer, CONTACT, HOOK, DRACULA)
•Tom Collier (Entertainment Attorney with Bloom, Hergott. Rep Brad Pitt, Ron Howard,…)
•Dan Bree (Doc. Producer, The History Channel)
•Justin Kirk (Actor, series regular on Showtime’s WEEDS)
This panel of industry leaders will choose the winners.
Note: The panel has been selected to reflect the wide-ranging nature of today’s marketplace. This list will expand, so check back for updates.
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