Juan Devis | KCET
As Chief Creative Officer, Juan Devis is responsible for the oversight of all production and editorial output from long-form episodes to short-form digital series. His role in developing strategic partnerships with funders, organizations and independent production houses ensures a new slate of content for both KCET in Southern California and Link TV nationwide. Devis develops creative strategies that define KCETLink’s editorial and artistic vision. He also spearheads the stations’ arts and culture initiatives and produces the Emmy® award winning Artbound as well as current series that include Lost LA, The Migrant Kitchen and Studio A among others. Devis joined the organization 10 years ago as a freelance producer with the foresight of expanding programming onto the emerging digital web platform. Devis has won numerous awards for his film, TV, and interactive work including Emmys, Webbys, National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, and more.
Post date: 2012-01-09T06:12:32-08:00
Departures producer Juan Devis weighs in on the potential sale of Taylor Yards to a Texas industrial developer and the severe impact it may have towards L.A. River's revitalization plans.
Post date: 2011-12-21T06:00:00-08:00
As Departures wraps up the end of the year, we reflect and challenge the notions, ideas, and convictions we confronted through this year's projects, and look forward to what next year will bring.
Post date: 2011-09-01T04:43:59-07:00
New Chinatown was a fresh start for the Chinese, but it was like much like the rest of Los Angeles: a smart business proposition and a media campaign, albeit one designed, controlled and envision by Chinese Americans.
Post date: 2010-10-06T07:14:41-07:00
As Departures visits places rich with myths and forgotten histories we encounter issues that highlight ongoing - sometimes fraught - efforts to tell the story of race in Los Angeles.
Post date: 2010-08-31T03:47:39-07:00
Old Chinatown, with its businesses and family associations, grew steadily between 1870 and 1930, which is when city officials decided to build a new train terminal - Union Station - on top of it.
Post date: 2010-08-10T04:38:00-07:00
The first chapter in the history of L.A.'s Chinatown - and the first chapter of our new installment of Departures - takes us back to the first wave of immigration from China to the Pacific coast of the United States.