KCET Wins Three 2019 National Arts & Entertainment Awards | KCET
KCET Wins Three 2019 National Arts & Entertainment Awards
KCET is honored to announce that three of its KCET Original series were honored by the LA Press Club at the 2019 National Arts and Entertainment Awards, presented on Sunday December 1 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
Arts and culture series “Artbound” episode “Heath Ceramics: The Making of a California Classic” won first-place recognition in the Documentary or Special Program Feature (over 30 minutes) category as well as in the Music/Art/Culture Personality Profile category for Jennifer M. Voland’s profile on iconic American designer Edith Heath. While “Lost LA,” produced in conjunction with the USC libraries, was named as the winner of the Soft News Feature (under 5 minutes) category for the short video “The Origin of the Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour” from the season three episode “Fantasyland.”
Check out the three winning stories below.
Soft News Feature – Under 5 Minutes – Film/TV
Lost LA Production Team
Judges’ comments: The clear winner on the storytelling and mesmerizing use of 1915…archive video. Beautiful to see how the theme park developed. Love how you could have initially bumped into a movie star there. Great TV.
Documentary or Special Program, Feature
Artbound - “Heath Ceramics: The Making of a California Classic”
Artbound Production Team
Judges’ comment: The portrait of ceramic designer Edith Heath as a visionary, teacher, and early environmentalist who made practical, yet artistic, dinnerware to last for all people is a wonderful exploration of the impact one woman has made on the arts.
Personality Profile, Music/Art/Culture
KCET - “Edith Heath: A Rebellion in Clay”
Jennifer M. Volland
Judges’ comment: Volland masterfully brings together art, culture and history for this fascinating profile of a classic American brand and its exceptional founder, Edith Heath.
What truly matters? Ali Behdad, professor of literature; Kristy Edmunds, artist and curator; and Michael Eselun, chaplain for the Simms-Mann/UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology discuss the important things in life.
‘Bombshell’ Exposes Media Mogul’s Toxic Sexual Harassment Culture at Fox News on Screen at the KCET Cinema Series
After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond sat down with director Jay Roach.
The U.S. currently incarcerates more people per capita than any other nation in the world. Police forces and school systems are beginning to use diversion tactics to redirect young people away from criminal records.
'Richard Jewell' Brings an Explosive True Story from Clint Eastwood to the Winter KCET Cinema Series on December 10
A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with editor Joel Cox.
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