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An emotional Kenya Barris, creator of the ABC sitcom “black-ish,” accepted the Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media on Nov. 16 at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. He spoke passionately about the importance of coming together and having difficult...

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With episodes on police brutality and voter suppression, the ABC comedy “black-ish” frequently tackles heavy subject matter. Creator and show-runner Kenya Barris brings these conversations into America’s living rooms with a healthy dose of humor.

His work will be recognized on Wednesday, Nov. 16 with the 2016 ...

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The ceremony honoring David Simon with the Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media will be streamed live from the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. You can watch the ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 4, beginning at about 10:30 p.m. EST (7:30 p.m. PST), at ...

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Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Rod Serling Conference's Short Feature Scriptwriting Competition.

The script competition is open to nonproduced or nonoptioned writers only.

The deadline for entries is Friday, August 14, 2015.

Serling taught at Ithaca College from 1967 until his death in 1975. Ithaca College is also home to the Rod Serling Archives consisting of television scripts, movie screenplays, stage play scripts, films, published works by Serling, unproduced scripts, and secondary materials.

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It’s a Good Life will be given “new life” as a theatrical piece that incorporates puppetry, live performance, installation art, and animation.

Based on the classic short story and Twilight Zone episode, It's a Good Life has been adapted and directed by Dan Jones, Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts alumni, and will feature a puppetry team led by Chava Curland, another Ithaca College graduate.

Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9
8:00 p.m.
The Studio (Center Ithaca, old Cineampolis space)

This is an satellite event to the Ithaca College Rod Serling Conference, which takes place in Los Angeles this year.

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