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CPB earmarks US$20 million for post-9/11 America docs

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, an arm's-length organization backed by the U.S. Congress,
March 1, 2004

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, an arm’s-length organization backed by the U.S. Congress,
has committed up to US$20 million to America At
A Crossroads
, a multi-year initiative that will
fund high-budget TV docs. Launched in February,
applications to Crossroads must focus on the political and cultural changes triggered by the 9/11 attacks. Grants will be given in three areas: R&D, production and dissemination (distribution, promotion and outreach). Foreign applications – with a U.S.
partner – are encouraged. http://www.cpb.org MS

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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