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Tuesday, September 11 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
How to PBS: Tales of Success in the One-Off World

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Many filmmakers dream of having their documentary broadcast on PBS. Not many of them realize that it can be somewhat challenging to sell to PBS. Find out how to navigate the waters of public television both at the local and national levels.

Moderated by Lyn Goldfarb


Speakers
avatar for Brenda Brkusic

Brenda Brkusic

Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions, PBS SoCaL
Brenda Brkusic is an Emmy Award-winning television producer and the Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions for PBS SoCaL. She joined PBS SoCaL (then KOCE) in 2006 as a producer for their Emmy Award-winning nightly news program and went on to spearhead... Read More →
avatar for Dave Davis

Dave Davis

Vice President of Television Production, Oregon Public Broadcasting
David Davis is currently the Vice President for Television Production at Oregon Public Broadcasting.  With more than thirty years of experience in film and television, Davis is a long-time producer and executive producer of documentary series and specials for US public television... Read More →
avatar for Lyn Goldfarb

Lyn Goldfarb

Filmmaker
Lyn Goldfarb is an Academy Award -nominated filmmaker, specializing in historical and social issue documentaries, with 15 feature documentaries broadcast on national primetime PBS and major cable. She is the executive producer, and producer and director on 3 series, broadcast... Read More →
avatar for Beth Hoppe

Beth Hoppe

Vice President of General Audience Programming, PBS
Beth Hoppe is thrilled to be back in public television where she oversees science, history, natural history and news and public affairs. She recently shepherded some timely documentaries to the PBS primetime schedule including Steve Jobs – One Last Thing (Pioneer Productions... Read More →


Tuesday September 11, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Theater 10