KCETLink's Award-Winning Arts and Culture Series, 'Artbound' Receives $20,000 Grant from Cal Humanities | KCET
KCETLink's Award-Winning Arts and Culture Series, 'Artbound' Receives $20,000 Grant from Cal Humanities
BURBANK, CALIF. - April 4, 2013 -
KCETLink is pleased to announce its award-winning, transmedia arts and culture
journalism series, Artbound, has received a $20,000
grant from the California
Documentary Project (CDP). Artbound is
among 15 projects selected for this competitive grant program sponsored by Cal Humanities. Cal Humanities encourages
film and radio documentarians to explore issues and stories of critical
importance to California.
round was one of the strongest and most competitive I've seen over the past six
years," said John Lightfoot, Program Officer of the California Documentary
Project. "The 15 projects that were selected for funding represent an
extraordinarily rich and diverse portrait of California."
Juan Devis, Executive Producer of the series and Vice
President of Arts and Culture Programming, KCETLink, added, "We're very honored
to be chosen among so many other extraordianary projects. This grant will allow
Artbound to continue to explore and
showcase some of the most creative and imaginative voices in Southern
California Documentary Project (CDP) grants support documentary film, new
media, and radio productions at the research and development, production, and
public engagement stages. The intent of the CDP is to increase access to,
understanding of, and awareness of the public humanities through the support of
documentary media productions.
KCETLink is the new national
independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET
and Link Media. A viewer-supported
501(c)(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on
DirecTV and DISH, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as
through various digital delivery systems. KCET and Link TV are services of
KCETLink. For additional information about KCETLink productions, web-exclusive
content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or
California Documentary Project
The California Documentary Project
(CDP) is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio,
and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its
cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects must use the humanities to provide
context, depth, and perspective and be suitable for California and national
audiences through broadcast and/or distribution. Since 2003, we have awarded
over $3 million to projects that document the California experience and explore
issues of significance to Californians. CDP grants support projects at the
research and development, production, and public engagement stages.
For more information, contact Program
Officer John Lightfoot.
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