Recent Grants

Film/Television/Radio and New Media: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A 
June 2–3, 2009

Rebecca Campbell
Executive Director
Austin Film Society
Austin, TX

John Cooper 
Director
Sundance Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Eugene Hernandez
Editor-in-Chief
indieWIRE
New York, NY

Louis Massiah
Filmmaker
Executive Director
Scribe Video Center
Philadelphia, PA

H. Randall Williams (Layperson)
Co-Founder
New South Books, Inc. 
Montgomery, AL

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B1 
June 4-5, 2009

Michelle Byrd
Executive Director
Independent Feature Project (IFP)
Brooklyn, NY

Charlie Humphrey
Executive Director
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Pittsburgh, PA

Rachel Jacobson 
Founder
Film Streams
Omaha, NE

Lee Ann Kim
Executive Director
San Diego Asian Film Foundation 
San Diego, CA

H. Randall Williams
(Layperson)
Co-Founder
New South Books, Inc. 
Montgomery, AL

Media Arts, Panel B2
June 5, 2008

Michelle Byrd
Executive Director
Independent Feature Project (IFP)
Brooklyn, NY

Charlie Humphrey
Executive Director
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Pittsburgh, PA

Lee Ann Kim
Executive Director
San Diego Asian Film Foundation 
San Diego, CA

H. Randall Williams
(Layperson)
Co-Founder
New South Books, Inc. 
Montgomery, AL

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A
October 21 – 22, 2009

Mahen Bonetti 
Founder/Executive Director
African Film Festival
New York, NY

Paul Hill 
Filmmaker
Editor, Art and Technology Studio
Wexner Center for the Arts
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Rachel Jacobson
Founder/Director
Film Streams
Omaha, NE

Joseph Jordan (Layperson) 
Associate Professor
Director, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
University of North Carolina
Durham, NC

Steve Ramsey 
General Manager
KBCS-FM
Bellevue, WA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B
October 23, 2009

Mahen Bonetti 
Founder/Executive Director
African Film Festival
New York, NY

Barbara Grant (Layperson) 
Principal
Cardenas Grant Communications
Yeadon, PA

Paul Hill 
Filmmaker
Editor, Art and Technology Studio
Wexner Center for the Arts
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Steve Ramsey 
General Manager
KBCS-FM
Bellevue, WA

Sky Sitney 
Artistic Director
Silverdocs
Washington, DC

Arts on Radio and Television, Panel A1 
December 14-16, 2009

Lynette Lewis Allston (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Drewryville, VA

Hubert (Hub) Brown 
Associate Professor, Broadcast and Digital Journalism
Associate Dean for Research, Creativity, International Initiatives and Diversity 
S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 

Larry Coressel
Theater Director, Producer, Announcer, Production Manager
WDPR-FM, 88.1
Dayton Public Radio
Springfield, OH

Jeanne Luckett
Owner
Luckett Communications, LLC
Jackson, MS

Sarah Lutman
President and Managing Director
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
St. Paul, MN

Jac Venza
Retired Television Producer
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Arts on Radio and Television, Panel A2 
December 16, 2009

Lynette Lewis Allston (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Drewryville, VA

Hubert (Hub) Brown 
Associate Professor, Broadcast and Digital Journalism
Associate Dean for Research, Creativity, International Initiatives and Diversity 
S. I Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 

Larry Coressel
Theater Director, Producer, Announcer, Production Manager
WDPR-FM, 88.1
Dayton Public Radio
Springfield, OH

Jeanne Luckett
Owner
Luckett Communications, LLC
Jackson, MS

Jac Venza
Retired Television Producer
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Arts on Radio and Television, Panel B 
January 11-13

Nanette Fok (Layperson)
Grantwriter
Seattle, WA

Tamar Hacker
Television Producer
New York, NY

Ron Hull
Senior Advisor
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications;
Lincoln, NE

Joan Kjaer 
Senior Communications Advisor 
International Programs
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Todd Mundt
Vice President & Chief Content Officer
Louisville Public Media
Louisville, KY

Dighton Spooner
Associate Director, Career Planning
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME