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Phil Keoghan to host realscreen’s ‘So You Think You Can Pitch’, Tuesday, Jan. 29

Phil Keoghan, nine-time Emmy Award-winning host and co-executive producer of The Amazing Race, one of television’s most enduring television franchises, is set to emcee Realscreen Summit’s popular pitch competition, “So ...
January 9, 2013

Phil Keoghan, nine-time Emmy Award-winning host and co-executive producer of The Amazing Race, one of television’s most enduring television franchises, is set to emcee Realscreen Summit’s popular pitch competition, “So You Think You Can Pitch?” presented in association with CABLEready, on January 29, 2013.

Phil’s life has been full of travel and adventure. He started traveling at the age of two accompanying his father, a plant scientist, and his mother who taught music, to third world countries. Phil started working as an assistant camera operator for Television New Zealand before being picked to host Spot On. He has gone on to work in over 100 countries around the world as a motivational speaker, author, television host, actor, producer and cameraman on thousands of program episodes.

No stranger to pitching himself, Phil co-created, co-produced and sold his first series, ‘Keoghan’s Heroes’, at 23. He has since developed and sold original television programs to National Geographic, Bravo, Discovery, CBC, TVNZ, Miramax, Global, FOX, TV3, Sky and SHOWTIME.


Phil Keoghan

Host/Co-Executive Producer
The Amazing Race & Author, No Opportunity Wasted
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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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