Chicago –The 53rd Chicago International Television Awards, a companion celebration to the Chicago International Television Festival – and presented by Cinema/Chicago, the organization who presents the Chicago International Film Festival – will take place Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, and will honor entertainment reporter Dean Richards
, advertising guru Joe Sedelmeier and the newly-formed-but-already-influential Amazon Studios
. The entire television festival will take place from March 21st to the 23rd at the AMC River
East 21, and screenings are free and open to the public. Click here for a complete schedule and details.
The 2016 Awards, given in April of last year, were conferred through Michael Kutza, Artistic Director and Founder of the Chicago International Film Festival, and were “The Commitment to Excellence in Television Productions,” which was given to HBO; the “Career Achievement Award,” that went to actress Regina Taylor
; the “Chicago Legend Award,” given to local ABC 7 Chicago broadcaster Janet Davies
; and the “Chicago Award