Please join us to visit American Public Television's offices in Boston for an overview of public television distribution in the US.    
Meet Cynthia Fenneman, APT's President and CEO, and learn about the various paths for content toward broadcast, multicast, international licensing and new media platforms.  

American Public Television (APT) is the leading syndicator of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation's public television stations. Founded in 1961, APT distributes 250 new program titles per year and one-fourth of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles in the U.S.  APT's diverse catalog includes prominent documentaries, performance, news and current affairs programs, dramas, how-to programs, children's series and classic movies. America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated, Cook's Country, AfroPoP, Rick Steves' Europe, Chris Kimball's Milk Street Television, Front and Center, Doc Martin, Nightly Business Report, Midsomer Murders, Lidia's Kitchen, New Orleans Cooking With Kevin Belton, Simply Ming, The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross, and P. Allen Smith's Garden Home are a sampling of APT's programs, considered some of the most popular on public television. APT also licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service and distributes Create®TV - featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming - and WORLD™, public television's premier news, science and documentary channel.  
To find out more about APT's programs and services, visit  APTonline.org

DATE : Tuesday, March 26
TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
LOCATION: American Public Television
55 Summer Street, Boston MA

FC is proud to be partnering with the Center for Independent Documentary
on a rough cut screening of " ACTIVIZED" ( WT), directed by Eric Stange ("Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive", "Murder at Harvard).
THE FILM:  ACTIVIZED profiles a handful of ordinary Americans who -- for the the first time in their lives -- have left their comfort zones and thrown themselves into a political cause. We follow their motivations, their goals, successes and failures, and how and why such activists are the embodiment of positive citizen participation in the best American tradition.

DATE: Wednesday, March 27
TIME: 6:30pm snacks and refreshments,  7:00pm film screening
LOCATION: Massachusetts College of Art and Design
             621 Huntington Avenue, Boston
(further details on how to enter building will be provided via email)


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