Photo by Angelica Perez.
Photo by Angelica Perez.

aTVfest 2016 is on its way, along with a multitude of panels, stars and screenings that are sure to attract TV lovers from SCAD Atlanta and beyond. This year’s festival, the fourth annual, runs from Feb. 4-7, with the bulk of the action taking place on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6.

Festival favorite Mindy Kaling will return for a screening of her Hulu series, “The Mindy Project.” The screening — to be followed by a Q&A with Kaling, co-star and writer Ike Barinholtz and the rest of the show’s writing team — takes place on Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at SCADshow.

aTVfest 2016’s other noteworthy guests include: Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy, stars of Hulu’s upcoming “The Path”; “Family Guy” executive producer and showrunner Steve Callaghan; “Bates Motel” star and writer Freddie Highmore, plus executive producer, showrunner and writer Carlton Cuse; and “Futurama” co-creator and showrunner David X. Cohen.

aTVfest.
aTVfest.

Also exciting are aTVfest 2016’s many screenings, which include showings of such ballyhooed primetime dramas as: AMC’s “The Walking Dead”; ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “American Crime”; FOX’s “Gotham” and “Sleepy Hollow”; NBC’s “Grimm”; and more.

Last but by no means least are the festival’s panels, which offer audiences a chance to listen in while industry heavy-hitters discuss the ins and outs of everything from visual effects and agent-client relationship management to branded content and the magic of ShondaLand.

For information on aTVfest 2016 tickets and passes, click here. For the full festival schedule, click here. For questions about the event, please contact Chelsea White at cwhite@scad.edu.