May 1999

PBS POTLUCK:

A Sampling of Acquisition Series


As the world of independent media evolves, some things remain the same. One is the importance of public television as an outlet for independent work. This article presents a sampling of the acquisition series--those that buy completed work--at both the national and local affiliate level.

Distributor FAQ: Films for the Humanities and Sciences


What is Films for the Humanities and Sciences?
Films for the Humanities and Sciences is the largest distributor of videos and CD-ROMs to schools, colleges, and libraries in North America.

Who is Film for the Humanities and Sciences?

High Tech, Low Profile

PBS Enters the Digital Age


Never has a revolution started so quietly. Some 40 stations across the country, from WCBS in New York to KGO in San Francisco, began digital television (DTV) broadcasts last November, and almost no one was watching. At least not on sets capable of receiving the high-definition television (HDTV) signals.

ONE YEAR AT THE HELM:

A Talk with the NEA's William Ivey


One year ago, William J. Ivey was quietly confirmed by the United States Senate as the seventh Chair of the bruised and battered National Endowment for the Arts.

Funder FAQ: Independent Television Serivce


When and how did ITVS emerge?

Films for the Humanities and Sciences


What is Films for the Humanities and Sciences?
Films for the Humanities and Sciences is the largest distributor of videos and CD-ROMs to schools, colleges, and libraries in North America.

Who is Film for the Humanities and Sciences?

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