AFI DOCS 2020

FINDING COMMON GROUND: HOW LOCAL PUBLIC TELEVISION STATIONS AND FILMMAKERS CAN WORK TOGETHER IN A TIME OF CRISIS

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With the world in crisis and the economy turned on its head, how can public television stations and independent filmmakers come together and work towards creative solutions that, through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, strengthen relationships and lead to mutually beneficial outcomes? This thought-provoking and timely panel brings together stations and filmmakers for an urgently needed conversation.

Moderator:

Susie Hernandez, Senior Director, Programming, WNET – New York Public Media

Panelists:

Juan Devis, Chief Creative Officer, PBS SoCal

Brad Lichtenstein, Founder, 371 productions

Malkia Lydia, Founding Producer, Kuyamba Media

Amy Shumaker, Associate General Manager of Content, WGCU Public Media

Chloe Walters-Wallace, Firelight Media, Documentary Lab Manager