Documentary filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal were thrilled when Independent Television Service said they would fund and distribute their document Citizen Koch. But when the money was suddenly revoked, Lessin and Deal tell Kim Masters how corporate interests seemed to censor their public media project. And KCRW's Jenny Radelet brings us the story of another team of filmmakers' attempt to fund their independent movie through a marketing partnership based on potato chips.
Funding 'Citizen Koch'; Creative Indie Film Marketing
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Hollywood News Banter
Kim Masters is joined by Michael Schneider, Executive Editor of TV Guide Magazine.
Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, Oscar-nominated documentary filmmakers of Trouble The Water, were thrilled when they were promised money and a public broadcast audience from ITVS...