108 episodes

Welcome to THE TV CAMPFIRE –  your official podcast for all things ATX TV Festival! 
Lovingly referred to as  “TV Camp for Grown Ups” – this is the place where showrunners, actors, producers, industry, and ALL kinds of TV fans come together each June in Austin, TX to celebrate TV with panels and screenings, indulge in tacos and BBQ, have a margarita or a Topo Chico… you get the picture. 
Because not everyone can make it to Austin –  this podcast brings the magic of TV Camp to you! Hosted by ATX TV Festival co-founders Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson, The TV Campfire will take you inside the festival with behind-the-scenes stories, a look into our programming process, and full-length releases of some our favorites conversations and Q&As from the festival. Whether you watch TV, work in TV, or both – The TV Campfire has something for you. 
Subscribe and tune in weekly each Wednesday for a new episode + conversation from ATX TV Festival Season 11, wherever you get your podcasts! 
 
The TV Campfire is an ATX TV Podcast, co-hosted by Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson. Season 11 Episodes are produced by Sara Light. 
For more information about the festival and year-round ATX TV events, visit atxfestival.com. 
For more exclusive TV conversations and Q&As, visit our ATX TV YouTube Channel. 

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 111 Ratings

Welcome to THE TV CAMPFIRE –  your official podcast for all things ATX TV Festival! 
Lovingly referred to as  “TV Camp for Grown Ups” – this is the place where showrunners, actors, producers, industry, and ALL kinds of TV fans come together each June in Austin, TX to celebrate TV with panels and screenings, indulge in tacos and BBQ, have a margarita or a Topo Chico… you get the picture. 
Because not everyone can make it to Austin –  this podcast brings the magic of TV Camp to you! Hosted by ATX TV Festival co-founders Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson, The TV Campfire will take you inside the festival with behind-the-scenes stories, a look into our programming process, and full-length releases of some our favorites conversations and Q&As from the festival. Whether you watch TV, work in TV, or both – The TV Campfire has something for you. 
Subscribe and tune in weekly each Wednesday for a new episode + conversation from ATX TV Festival Season 11, wherever you get your podcasts! 
 
The TV Campfire is an ATX TV Podcast, co-hosted by Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson. Season 11 Episodes are produced by Sara Light. 
For more information about the festival and year-round ATX TV events, visit atxfestival.com. 
For more exclusive TV conversations and Q&As, visit our ATX TV YouTube Channel. 

    "Funny AF" (Season 11)

    "Funny AF" (Season 11)

    Universal Studio Group and ATX TV present “Funny AF,” a conversation with the stars and creatives behind the studio's critically acclaimed comedy slate, including Peacock originals KILLING IT and RUTHERFORD FALLS, and NBC's GRAND CREW, AMERICAN AUTO, and DANCING WITH MYSELF.




    This panel was recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022) in Austin, TX.




    Stream Killing It and Rutherford Falls on Peacock: peacocktv.com.

    Stream Dancing With Myself, Grand Crew, and American Auto on NBC.com or Peacock: peacocktv.com.




    PANELISTS:Phil Augusta Jackson (Creator/Showrunner/Writer/EP, Grand Crew)Craig Robinson (Executive Producer/Cast, Killing It)X Mayo (Cast, American Auto)Ed Helms (Co-Creator/Executive Producer/Cast, Rutherford Falls)Liza Koshy (Creator/Judge, Dancing With Myself)Emily Longeretta (Moderator, Variety)


    SUBSCRIBE to youtube.com/ATXTV for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV: Twitter: twitter.com/ATXFestivalFacebook: facebook.com/ATXFestivalInstagram: instagram.com/atxfestival/TikTok: tiktok.com/@atxtv


    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 57 min
    "GLAAD Fireside Chat with Brian Michael Smith" (Season 11)

    "GLAAD Fireside Chat with Brian Michael Smith" (Season 11)

    Brian Michael Smith, the trailblazing actor and advocate who portrays firefighter Paul Strickland on FOX’s hit series 9-1-1: Lone Star, joins GLAAD's Alex Schmider for an intimate conversation about Smith's groundbreaking lead role, his fight for transgender equality on screen and off, and Texas as an important state for the show and inclusion at large.




    This conversation was originally recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022).




    PANELISTS:Brian Michael Smith (Actor, 9-1-1: Lonestar, Queen Sugar)Alex Schmider (Moderator, Director of Transgender Representation, GLAAD)


    SUBSCRIBE to our ATX TV YouTube Channel for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV at @ATXFestival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 42 min
    "Into the IP-Verse: Building a Franchise" (Season 11)

    "Into the IP-Verse: Building a Franchise" (Season 11)

    There’s no denying that in the era of IP, successful franchises are king – but franchises aren’t born overnight. So what does it take to develop and maintain a universe that not only honors the original IP, but expands on it in new and exciting ways? What are the hallmarks of a truly successful franchise? How do you decide who gets the spinoff/dedicated series from large and extravagant worlds? The creatives and executives behind some of TV’s biggest franchises join us for a look at the inner-workings of the IP-verse – and where it’s headed next.




    This conversation was originally recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022).




    PANELISTS:Scott Gimple (Chief Content Officer, The Walking Dead Universe)Joby Harold (Writer/EP, Obi-Wan Kenobi)Scott Nemes (President of Television, AGBO)Charmaine DeGraté (Writer/Co-EP, House of the Dragon, Daisy Jones & The Six, LucasFilm)Daniel Fienberg (Moderator, The Hollywood Reporter)


    SUBSCRIBE to our ATX TV YouTube Channel for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV at @ATXFestival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 1 hr 17 min
    "Telling Authentic Immigrant Stories on Television" (Season 11)

    "Telling Authentic Immigrant Stories on Television" (Season 11)

    Creatives Linda Yvette Chávez (Gentefied), Miranda Kwok (The Cleaning Lady), Melvin Mar (Fresh Off the Boat), and Mike Gauyo (Send Help) discuss their respective journeys to bringing nuanced immigrant characters to life on screen, and the need for authentic storytelling spanning a range of immigrant experiences. Presented in partnership with Define American, and Hollywood, Health & Society.




    This conversation was originally recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022).




    PANELISTS:Linda Yvette Chávez (Co-Creator/Co-EP/Showrunner, Gentefied)Miranda Kwok (Writer/Executive Producer, The Cleaning Lady)Melvin Mar (Executive Producer, Fresh Off the Boat, Speechless)Mike Gauyo (Co-Creator/Executive Producer, (Send Help)Charlene Jimenez (Moderator, Define American)


    Define American is a culture change organization that uses the power of narrative to humanize conversations about immigrants. Learn more at defineamerican.com.




    Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) is a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides the entertainment industry with accurate and up-to-date information for storylines on health, safety and security. For more information and resources, visit hollywoodhealthandsociety.org.




    SUBSCRIBE to our ATX TV YouTube Channel for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV at @ATXFestival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 1 hr 10 min
    "Comedy Showrunners" (Season 11)

    "Comedy Showrunners" (Season 11)

    The funniest f*cking showrunners in TV join us to discuss the state of comedy, the art of running (and sometimes starring in) the show, and what it takes to break through the noise of too-much-TV.




    This conversation was originally recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022).




    PANELISTS:Phil Augusta Jackson (Creator/Showrunner/EP/Writer, Grand Crew)Robin Thede (Creator/Showrunner/Writer/EP/Cast, A Black Lady Sketch Show)Sierra Teller Ornelas (Co-Creator/Showrunner/EP/Writer, Rutherford Falls)Danielle Turchiano (Moderator, Metacritic)


    SUBSCRIBE to our ATX TV YouTube Channel for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV at @ATXFestival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 1 hr 8 min
    "The New (Book) Adaptation" (Season 11)

    "The New (Book) Adaptation" (Season 11)

    A look at straight-forward adaptations and the pressure to please a fanbase, vs. using the IP as a launching place to tell a new story. When are you allowed to diverge, and what from the original text is sacred?




    This conversation was originally recorded at ATX TV Festival Season 11 (June 2-5, 2022) in Austin, TX. 




    PANELISTS:Patrick Somerville (Creator/Showrunner/EP, Station Eleven)Graham Roland (Creator/Writer/EP, Dark Winds)Sarah Pitre (Moderator, Alamo Drafthouse) 




    SUBSCRIBE to our ATX TV YouTube Channel for more panels, conversations & events with your favorite TV creatives and casts.

    FOLLOW ATX TV at @ATXFestival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Learn more about ATX TV Festival and year-round events: atxfestival.com

    Become an ATX TV Member: atxfestival.com/membership

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

ScötleyCrüe ,

Amazing!

One of my favorite podcasts! And while I’ve always enjoyed the panels, I’ve especially enjoyed the behind the scenes look at what it takes to produce the festival. More of that please!!!

Luch138 ,

Love the behind Scenes!

Loving this behind the scenes stuff! Love hearing Cait and Em tell the story of putting on the festival! Keep it up!!

egh79 ,

Festival in your ears!

Love that I get to hear the ATX festival panels! This is such a fun podcast!!!

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