Post Tagged with: "pbs"

/ 04/04/2012 11:04 PM

5 docs about Asia among the 2012 Peabody winners

The prestigious George Foster Peabody Awards – now in their 71st year – recognize excellence in electronic media, ranging from TV to radio stations, individuals and the Internet, and are handed out by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Among the 38 winners, 7 docs and reports are from or about Asia. They have been produced [...]

/ 11/10/2011 12:53 AM

US PBS will launch in Mainland China with a CETV branded block

American public broadcaster PBS is expanding into China, through a major deal with China Educational Television (CETV) to launch a PBS-branded programming block on the network, starting next year.      The multi-year broadcast and distribution deal was agreed by PBS International, the distribution and sales arm of the U.S. network. CETV has committed a daily primetime slot on weekdays for PBS-branded [...]

/ 10/26/2011 7:23 PM

ITVS selects 3 Asian doc projects for its International Call 2011

Among the 8 international documentary projects which have received funding via The Independent Television Service’s (ITVS) International Call for 2011, 3 are about Asia. They are part of its Global Perspectives project. All of the eight projects are slated for eventual broadcast, including slots on US PBS series such as Independent Lens and P.O.V., and the international series Global Voices. “We are [...]

/ 09/25/2011 2:20 AM

Chinese “Last Train Home” premieres on PBS on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011

POV’s “Last Train Home” Goes Inside the Promise and Chaos of China’s Booming Economy; Award-winning Film Premieres on PBS on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011; Film Streams Online Sept. 28 – Oct. 27 NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2011  — “Last Train Home” has the distinction of being selected for The Economist Film Project, which presents documentary films in partnership with PBS [...]

/ 06/25/2011 1:18 PM

UK / Cambodia: T. Sambath, “Killing Fields” filmmaker, wins top world journalism prize

An Award for uncovering the secrets of the brutal Pol Pot Regime

/ 02/27/2011 9:53 PM

Doc News / 16-28 February 2011

3 Asian docs in Paris, 5 Chinese docs at Moma …