North Fork TV Festival honors Kelsey Grammer and Constance Wu: Photos

Chris Noth presents Kelsey Grammer with the Canopy Award. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The star studded fourth annual North Fork TV Festival was a showcase of independent television pilots at the historic Greenport Theatre.

Highlights from the two-day event included the Canopy Award Presentation and Conversation honoring Kelsey Grammer.  The “Cheers” and “Frasier” star received the award, which honors a member of the New York television community, at a Friday night ceremony hosted by previous Canopy recipient Chris Noth, best known for his roles as NYPD Detective Mike Logan on “Law & Order” and Mr. Big on “Sex and the City.”

Constance Wu, star of the ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” and the hit film “Crazy Rich Asians,” was also honored for her commitment to and promotion of the arts and for her work to encourage young people to excel in the arts within the North Fork community. Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. presented her with the Ambassador for the Arts Saturday.

See more photos from the events below:

1. North Fork TV Festival founders Noah and Lauren Doyle of Greenport open the world premiere of Distemper and Canopy Award presentation. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

News 12’s Elisa DiStefano moderates a discussion following the world premiere of Distemper with actress Abigail Hawk (left) and director/producer Elias Plagianos (middle). (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Canopy Award Presentation and Conversation Honoring Kelsey Grammer – presented and moderated by Chris Noth (previous Canopy Award recipient) at the Greenport Theatre. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The Greenport Theatre. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

News 12’s Elisa DiStefano arrives to the kickoff party at Claudio’s with North Fork TV Festival founder Noah Doyle of Greenport. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Vanessa Cadavillo of Washington D.C., Matthew Von Nida of Queens, Jackie Princiotto and Charles Princiotto of Hoboken, NJ. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

DJ Theo of Huntington entertains at Claudio’s. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Distemper director Elias Plagianos of NY, NY with creator and writer Max Pitagno of Babylon. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork TV Festival co-chairman Mark Armstrong of LA, founder Noah Doyle of Greenport, actor and former Canopy Award winner Chris Noth of NY/LA, and co-founder Jonathan Shafter of Manhattan. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Executive producer of Distemper, Chiké Okonkwo (right) with actor Heather Graves (left), both of LA. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Distemper’s Abigail Hawk (playing Louise Pearce) with director Elias Plagianos. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Cathy Boyle of Southampton, Caitlin Mitchell of NYC, and Jason Bitensky of LA. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork TV Festival advisory board member David Gamberg of Cutchogue (superintendent of Southold/Greenport schools) with Maryellen Gamberg. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

reenport’s Tony Spiridakis (founder, Manhattan Film Institute) with Yale Drama roommate, actor Chris Noth of LA/NYC. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork TV Festival founder Lauren Doyle of Greenport with Becky Kuperman of NYC. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork TV Festival founder Noah Doyle of Greenport with Brooklyn’s Brian Stern and Preston Bebas. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Lauren Doyle, Founder NFTV; Noah Doyle, Founder, NFTV; Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo. (Credit: Donna Pradas)

Elias Plagianos, Director of Distember; Javier Devitt, Pilot Creator “M”; Alena Chinault, Actor “M”; John McCormick, Actor “M” (Credit: Donna Pradas)

Cynthia Littleton, Journalist, VARIETY; Constance Wu, Actor, Ambassador of the Arts Recipient. (Credit: Donna Pradas)

The marquee. (Credit: Donna Pradas)

Mayor George Hubbard and Constance Wu. (Credit: Donna Pardas)