Emmy Nomination for LOS ARTISTAS, Broadcast Special for KCTS 9!

I am thrilled to learn that that our show ‘Los Artistas,’ which I conceived and oversaw as a senior producer at Seattle’s PBS television station KCTS 9 is nominated for 2019 Northwest Emmy Awards. Watch the full show: https://player.pbs.org/viralplayer/3013806585/ Los Artistas is a broadcast documentary special for Seattle’s PBS television station. The program tells the…

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Conversation with Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

9/13/2018 Seattle, WA – Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is one of the most courageous documentary filmmakers of today. I first interviewed her when she had just made her first documentary in 2003 and have followed her progression since then. So it was a great pleasure to host this conversation with Sharmeen at the Seattle University Pigott…

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Interview with producers of American Experience documentary “The Boys of ’36”

On making of ‘The Boys of ’36’ documentary.

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Interview: Music of Art and Toni Mineo for the 1962 World’s Fair

This is one of the first interviews that I did for KCTS 9, many years ago. Toni Mineo speaks about creating the space age theme music for the 1962 Worlds Fair that took place in Seattle. The famous Seattle landmark the Space Needle and the surrounding Seattle Center was built specifically for the World’s Fair.…

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Facebook Live – Song of Lahore Q/A at 11th Tasveer Seattle South Asian Film Festival

Directed by Andy Schoken and Pakistan’s only Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinnoy, ‘Song of Lahore’ tells the story of the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, an unlikely jazz band from Lahore, Pakistan. The film premiered in Washington state with a screening at the 11th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival. Co-director Andy Schoken, Seattle native, returned to his hometown…

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