Artbound Wins at 57th Southern California Journalism Awards | KCET
Artbound Wins at 57th Southern California Journalism Awards
Artbound was presented with the First Place Award for "Feature Documentary" at the 57th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards for our episode "Without Borders/Sin Fronteras" and the First Place Award for "Documentary (Short)" for our piece "Zorthian Ranch." The ceremony and gala dinner took place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on June 28, 2015. Hosted by The Los Angeles Press Club, the awards recognize journalistic excellence in print, radio, television, and the internet. See the full list of winners here.
Judge's comments, "Without Borders/Sin Fronteras":
"Opening segment captures the viewers attention immediately and draws you into a very creatively shot interview."
Judge's comments, "Zorthian Ranch":
"Zorthian Ranch is a well told documentary describing the ranch, work and life
of the artist Jirayr Zorthian. The story opens with a good title sequence which captures
the attention of the viewer. The storyline is attention-grabbing as it tells the history of the
artist and why the ranch exists. The cinematography is stimulating, using moving
camera shots and there is a good mixture of legacy footage with new footage. A good
blend of natural sound and music is used to set the tempo of the story. The interviews
are creatively captured using nonstandard framing. The piece has a good closing which
wraps up the tale and nicely compliments the opening sequence. This is a well done
short documentary which incorporates a wide variety of cinematic and storytelling
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