PBS Online Film Festival Starts Today

Preview the films appearing in the PBS Online Film Festival, running Feb. 27-March 30, 2012. The Festival will bring together 20 short films over five weeks, produced by a number of public broadcasting organizations including Independent Television Service (ITVS), POV and the National Minority Consortia (Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC), National Black Programming Consortium (NPBC), Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) and Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT). The public will have the opportunity to choose the winner of the “People’s Choice” award by voting on PBS.org.

Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit SmarterCreativity.com.

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