LPB is proud to announce the upcoming screenings of CRUZ REYNOSO: SOWING THE SEEDS OF JUSTICE in California! For more information about the film, please visit the filmmaker’s website at: www.reynosofilm.org or follow them on Twitter and …Continue
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Thinking about submitting your proposal to LPB's Public Media Content Fund, partnering with local PBS station KPBS or want feedback from funders, filmmakers and local PBS executives? Come and pitch your idea to us! Screen a trailer and get feedback before submitting it anywhere.
GET YOUR PROJECT ON PBS - PITCH SESSION at the San Diego Latino Film Festival
Saturday, March 19th, 10:30…
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SIGN THE PETITION TO SAVE PUBLIC BROADCASTING HERE!
On February 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, which eliminates federal funding for public broadcasting. This would have a severe impact on public radio and television. As the bill passes to the Senate it is more important than ever to help prevent the elimination of public…Continue
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The LPB funded program SPEAKING IN TONGUES is screening in Bridgewater, MA, and Berkeley, CA. Don’t miss this award winning documentary about bilingual education in America!
SPEAKING IN TONGUES
Producers: Marcia Jarmel/Ken Schneider
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POV - DIVERSE VOICES PROJECT – Extended Deadline: February 18, 2011
Diverse Voices Project is supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private non-profit corporation funded by the American People. POV's Diverse Voices Project will provide co-production funding, mentorship, and a national broadcast on POV to documentary directors and producers from communities typically underrepresented in the mainstream broadcast…
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The LPB funded GRANITO is an official selection of the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana and the Documentary Edge Festival in New Zealand.
The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is a unique setting for filmmakers to premiere new work and for audiences to see…
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Produced and directed by Ilana Trachtman, MARIACHI HIGH captures a year in the life of competitive high school mariachi musicians in the top-ranked ensemble Mariachi Halcon in Zapata, Texas – a flash point for the complex issues…Continue
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Do you have a personal documentary idea, or social change community project that needs development?
Are you considering public television funding sources or need R&D $$??
Join us in Chicago – Feb. 25-27 – Friday night through Sunday at 5 pm
NALIP, CPB, the NEA, Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, and the Full Frame…Continue
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Producers Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider continue to use the LPB funded documentary SPEAKING IN TONGUES to engage audiences in hopes of changing policy and attitudes towards multilingual education. The film is screening all across the country and there are multiple tools to increase engagement in the community for educators, parents and viewers such as teacher…Continue
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The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, one of the nation's premier Latino arts institutions, presents the 33rd Annual CineFestival en San Antonio. The oldest running international festival in North America featuring Chicano/ Latino/ Indigenous film subjects at the historic Guadalupe Theater. The four-day event, which kicks off Thursday, February 3, 2011, features screenings, workshops, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and gala celebrations.…
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THE ECONOMIST FILM PROJECT – Rolling Deadline from January 10, 2011 to January 2012
The Economist Film Project is an initiative by The Economist, in partnership with PBS NewsHour, to showcase the work of independent documentary filmmakers from around the world. Selected films and the topics they explore will be the…
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Thinking about submitting your proposal to LPB's Open Call, partnering with local PBS station KLRN or just want feedback from funders, filmmakers and local PBS executives? Come and pitch your idea to us or screen a trailer and get feedback before submitting it anywhere.
If you have a project you feel is suitable for PBS, you should not miss the opportunity to have a personal 10-minute pitching session with Luis Ortiz,…
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The goal of this new initiative is to advance social justice worldwide through the talent of emerging and established filmmakers.
With the explosion of digital media production over the past decade, there is far more film and video content available from which audiences can choose. But it remains a challenge for most documentary filmmakers to find support—and audiences—for works that address social issues in meaningful and compelling ways. JustFilms seeks to support…
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POSTED BY @creativecap - Our grant round for Film/Video & Visual Arts…Continue
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Producer Ray Santisteban was selected to participate in USA Projects created by United States Artists to expand its mission of investing in America's finest artists. His goal is to raise a minimum of $3,500 through USA Projects to go towards production of RAINBOW…Continue
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Filmmakers! With a new year comes many great opportunities for funding. Here are some upcoming deadlines for January, but stay tuned for the next issue of eVOZ with even more deadlines.
ITVS FUNDING DEADLINE - OPEN CALL Deadline: Friday, January 7, 2011
Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on…
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LPB FUNDED PROGRAMS RECEIVE INSIGHT AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
LPB would like to congratulate the producers of LPB funded and supported programs for receiving the 2009 INSIGHT Awards of Excellence. EL GENERAL, produced by Natalia Almada, received a 2009 Insight Award of Excellence in Direction. SCENES FROM A…
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ATLANTIDOC 4 AWARDS BEST DIRECTING PRIZE TO NATALIA ALMADA FOR 'EL GENERAL'
LPB would like to congratulate Natalia Almada for receiving the Best Directing Award for EL GENERAL at Atlantidoc 4 in Monevideo, Uruguay. Presided by the Intendente de Canelones, Doctor Marcos Carámbula and the representatives of Atlántida, the Atlantidoc awards were presented by the festival jury: David Baute from Spain, Aldo Garay from…Continue
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LPB FUNDED AND SUPPORTED PRODUCERS NATALIA ALMADA AND ALMUDENA CARRACEDO ARE HONORED BY UNITED STATES ARTISTS
Each year, United States Artists honors 50 of America’s finest artists with…
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