The pilot episode for the Jeskid TV Show was shot in downtown Danbury, and will be featured at the Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) as a “TV Comedy” finalist.

The show’s co-producer, Alicia Ghio, and Cinematographer, Renato Ghio, are members of the downtown Danbury business community with their local production company, Rmedia.

The Ghios asked the downtown district for permission to film and credit the success of the pilot to the fine city of Danbury saying:

They supported this crazy endeavor and we cannot thank them enough… It was an absolute joy.

Local businesses extended their arms to welcome us in, often participating in the shoots themselves.

The Jeskid TV Show pilot was filmed on location at places like the Danbury Cultural Alliance, Mothership Bakery on Main, Two Steps Downtown Grille, the Danbury Library and the Concordia Society. You can spot some of those locations in the show's trailer below.

Credit: Renato and Alicia Ghio--RmediA

Entertainment giant, HBO, is a premier sponsor of the festival, which takes place in Manchester, Vermont October 11-15thITVFest bills itself as an open public festival, not just for industry insiders -- road trip!

We always like to cheer on our hometown talent, so check out the trailer for the pilot and give their Facebook Page a like for good luck at the festival.

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