Artbound Wins Best Documentary Feature at the L.A. Press Club Awards | KCET
Artbound Wins Best Documentary Feature at the L.A. Press Club Awards
Artbound's episode on the creative economy, "The State of Creativity," received the first place prize in the category "Documentary or Special Program, Feature" at the 8th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.
Artbound also took second place in the "Personality Profile" category for our video on "Zorthian Ranch," the "Documentary or Special Program, Short" category for our video "Gallery Tally," the "Personality Profile" category for article "Dwight Yoakam on His Early Cowpunk Years in Los Angeles" by Drew Tewksbury, and the "Entertainment Website" category.
The awards were presented during a gala ceremony at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Dec. 6, 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, "The Creative Economy":
"The KCET team exhibited every aspect of a winning documentary: from writing to visuals and editing to a revealing take on its subject. An undeniable accomplishment."
Check out our six-part series that led to the TV debut of our winning documentary:
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