Recent Grants

Film/Television/Radio and New Media: FY 2008 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A 
June 4-6, 2007

Margarita De La Vega-Hurtado, Ph.D
Video/Film Curator
Houston, TX

Gary E. Grunder (Layperson) 
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Lewes, DE

Michael Hong 
CEO
ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc.
New York, NY

Charlie Humphrey
Executive Director
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Pittsburgh, PA

Gail Silva
Media Arts Consultant 
San Francisco, CA

Milos Stehlik
Director
Facets Multi-Media
Chicago, IL

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B 
June 6, 2007

Gary E. Grunder (Layperson) 
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Lewes, DE

Michael Hong 
CEO
ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc.
New York, NY

Charlie Humphrey
Executive Director
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Pittsburgh, PA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel C 
June 6, 2007

Gary E. Grunder (Layperson) 
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Lewes, DE

Michael Hong 
CEO
ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc.
New York, NY

Karen Thomas
Executive Producer
FilmOdyssey, Inc.
Washington, DC

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel A
November 14-15, 2007

Suzanne La Rosa (Layperson)
Co-Founder & Publisher
NewSouth Books
Louisville, KY

David Liu
Independent Film and Television Producer
San Francisco, CA

Alyce Myatt
Managing Director
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media
Baltimore, MD

Margie Nicholson
Professor, Arts, Entertainment & Media Management
Columbia College Chicago
Founder, Public Service Media and Marketing
Chicago, IL

Michael Pack 
Director/Producer, President
Manifold Productions, Inc.
Chevy Chase, MD

Elisabeth Perez-Luna
Executive Producer of National Radio Programming
News Director
WHYY Radio Station
Philadelphia, PA

Sterling Van Wagenen
Independent Filmmaker/Producer
Woodland Hills, UT

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel B
November 14-15, 2007

Suzanne La Rosa (Layperson)
Co-Founder & Publisher
NewSouth Books
Louisville, KY

Alyce Myatt
Managing Director
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media
Baltimore, MD

Margie Nicholson
Professor, Arts, Entertainment & Media Management
Columbia College Chicago
Founder, Public Service Media and Marketing
Chicago, IL

Michael Pack 
Director/Producer, President
Manifold Productions, Inc.
Chevy Chase, MD

Elisabeth Perez-Luna
Executive Producer of National Radio Programming
News Director
WHYY Radio Station
Philadelphia, PA

Sterling Van Wagenen
Independent Filmmaker/Producer
Woodland Hills, UT

Arts On Radio And Television, Panel A1
November 29-30, 2007

John Silliman Dodge
Broadcast Consultant, Radio Program Director
Public Radio Station KPBS
Bellevue, WA

Madison Davis Lacy
Film Director and Producer
Associate Professor
University of Kansas
Weehawken, NJ

Julie Stevens 
Filmmaker
Los Angeles, CA

Jac Venza
Retired Television Producer
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Laura Waterman Wittstock (Layperson)
President and CEO
Wittstock & Associates
Minneapolis, MN

Arts On Radio And Television, Panel A2
November 30, 2007

John Silliman Dodge
Broadcast Consultant, Radio Program Director
Public Radio Station KPBS
Bellevue, WA

Madison Davis Lacy
Film Director and Producer
Associate Professor
University of Kansas
Weehawken, NJ

Julie Stevens 
Filmmaker
Los Angeles, CA

Jac Venza (Layperson)
Retired Television Producer
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Arts On Radio And Television, Panel B1
January 17-18, 2008

Anne Coe Heyniger (Layperson)
Social Service Community Volunteer
Washington, DC

David McFadzean
Partner, Wind Dancer Production Group
Faculty Member, Act One, Inc.
La Canada, CA

Ken Myers 
Executive Producer
Mars Hill Audio
Quinque, VA

Jeff Ramirez
Radio Program Director
Public Radio Station KERA
Grand Prairie, TX

Tullan Spitz 
Senior Writer and Content Producer
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR

Shaun Yu 
Program Director
Public Radio Station WDPR 
Springboro, OH

Arts On Radio And Television, Panel B2
January 18, 2008

Anne Coe Heyniger (Layperson)
Social Service Community Volunteer
Washington, DC

David McFadzean
Partner, Wind Dancer Production Group
Faculty Member, Act One, Inc.
La Canada, CA

Ken Myers 
Executive Producer
Mars Hill Audio
Quinque, VA

Jeff Ramirez
Radio Program Director
Public Radio Station KERA
Grand Prairie, TX

Shaun Yu 
Program Director
Public Radio Station WDPR 
Springboro, OH