PBS SOCAL AND THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER CELEBRATE LOS ANGELES AREA EMMY® WIN

Posted by Stacy Shaffer

"The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street" featuring

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, and Terence Winter wins

Emmy® Award in Arts and Culture/History Category

 

COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 28, 2014) PBS SoCaL, PBS for Greater Los Angeles, has been honored with a Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in the Arts and Culture/History category for "The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street". The winners were announced at the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards presentation on Saturday, July 26, at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in the NoHo Arts District. 

 

“We’re so pleased the LA members of the Television Academy recognized the great work done by the PBS SoCaL team in tandem with our talented partners at The Hollywood Reporter,” said Mel Rogers, PBS SoCaL President and CEO. “Content that provides insights into the creative processes at work in Hollywood filmmaking is endlessly fascinating.  This show reveals motivations, problem solving and the cultural impact of the film.”

Moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway, “The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street” features an intimate roundtable conversation about the making of the Martin Scorsese film.  Director Scorsese, writer Terence Winter, and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill give viewers an inside look at the inspiration behind the film, the challenges, and the relevance of the film today.

 

The program was produced by PBS SoCaL in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter and the following team was recognized for their production efforts:

 

Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer

Janice Min, Executive Producer 

Stephen Galloway, Executive Producer

Jennifer Laski, Producer

Stephanie Fischette, Associate Producer


The Los Angeles Area winners were selected by national active members within the Television Academy, as well as by active members of the Los Angeles Area Peer Group. A complete list of  Emmy® award winners is available at http://www.emmys.com/losangeles

 

About PBS SoCaL

PBS SoCaL is PBS for Greater Los Angeles serving as Southern California’s largest classroom, its largest stage for the arts, and most trusted information source. With its three unique broadcast channels, PBS SoCaL HD (KOCE), PBS SoCaL Plus and PBS SoCaL World, provides award-winning programs like Frontline, NewsHour, NOVA, Nature and Masterpiece, as well as local productions including Studio SoCaL and LAaRT.  As the flagship PBS station in Southern California, PBS SoCaL National Productions works with filmmakers to develop programs and series to distribute nationally each year. Through community outreach initiatives including PBS SoCaL Education, PBS SoCaL provides local schools access to new media materials that engage students in 21st century learning.  Explore the future of PBS in Southern California at www.pbssocal.org

 

About The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard comprise the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media. The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news.

 

Founded in 1930 as a trade-only publication, The Hollywood Reporter reached an all-time high of 14.288 million individuals worldwide online at thr.com in March 2014, and over 224,000 readers in its weekly magazine, delivering news to an audience of industry power players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. The Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festival and awards season apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events. Follow The Hollywood Reporter on Twitter @THR and Facebook at facebook.com/HollywoodReporter.

 

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