Screen shot from Man-Man pilot

Brooklyn, NY - August 10, 2009 - Escape Pod Films is proud to announce that its animated pilot, Man-Man is an official selection in the 2009 New York Television Festival Independent Pilot Competition. Written and directed by Chris Prine and Tom Silvestro, the series tells the story of Population City's lousiest superhero: Man-Man.

The animated comedy features the voice talent of: Chris Prine, Will Hines, Matt Koff, Caitlin Norton, Lindsay Joy, and Jeremy Westphal. Illustrations are by Mike Herrod, with animation by Ed Mundy.

The full pilot will be screened at the NYTV Festival in New York City in September. The festival schedule has yet to be announced, so visit for screening times and more information.

Man-Man will screen in the Animation Block at the NYTVF. All pilots screening are free!

1st screening: Thursday, September 24th at 7:30pm
2nd screening: Friday, September 25th at 5:00pm

New World Stages
340 W 50th St. b/t 8th and 9th Ave
New York, NY 10019