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Artbound Wins at 2016 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards

Artbound wins at the 2016 National Arts & Entertainment Awards

Artbound took home two First Place statuettes at the 9th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards on Sunday. Our documentary, “Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West” was honored in the Documentary or Special Program, Feature category. Artbound was also recognized with the Best Use of Social Media prize.

The National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards are presented by the Los Angeles Press Club and celebrate journalistic excellence in print, radio, television, and the internet. Below, read what the judges had to say about our award-winning work.

 

Charles Lummis: Reimagining the American West” (Documentary or Special Program, Feature):

 

"An exceptional and inspiring documentary profiling Charles Fletcher Lummus, anthropologist, historian, journalist, and photographer who arrived in Los Angeles in the 1880s and became a preservationist and archivist of indigenous Southwest cultures. With his collection of artifacts and his own photographs, he founded The Southwest Museum, the first museum in Los Angeles."

 


 

"50 Years Later, Artist Dale Brockman Davis Reflects on the Watts Riots" (Best Use of Social Media):

 

"By combining video, text and hashtag, Zoe Montana and Melody Soto effectively use Facebook to showcase their story on artist Dale Brockman."

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