Amy Shumaker

About ETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Project

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
African American middle class family from 1950s.

ETV IS PARTNERING WITH SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, BENEDICT COLLEGE AND RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PRESENT TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, A FILM BY PREEMINENT STORYTELLER OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE STANLEY NELSON...

Meet Stacey Millner-Collins

November 3, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins is the founder and director of City Yoga in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to her yoga mat in 1994 as way to unite a dedicated physical discipline with a spiritual one, and she has studied with numerous respected teachers. The deepening of...

SCETV Presents Live at the Charleston Music Hall

October 25, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Edwin McCain at microphone singing a song.

Recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall, host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish) brings audiences an impressive roster of musical talent in this new concert series. Packed full of soulful songwriting and award-winning music, the series shines through Mark's...

Call for U.S. INPUT Pre-selection Submissions

September 14, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of INPUT 2017 in an auditorium in Greece.

U.S. INPUT PRE-SELECTION CALL FOR ENTRIES for INPUT 2018 in Brooklyn, NY on Monday, April 30th to Friday, May 3rd. INPUT has organized international public television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique event —...

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

September 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina. Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong...

Gordon Getty: There will be Music

June 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Composer Gordon Getty

Gordon Getty: There will be Music introduces audiences to the iconoclastic composer — and the scion of one of America’s most fabled families — who has defied expectations and earned acclaim and acceptance in the rarified world of classical music. The son of oil billionaire...

Requiem for My Mother

May 9, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Steve Edwards the producer and composer of Requiem for My Mother

Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss...

US Programs Selected for INPUT and US Producer Fellowships Available!

February 23, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
INPUT facilitators having fun and stuff themselves in booths

Don't get stuck in a box! Explore the hottest trends in new TV formats and storytelling on multiple platforms and technology. Interact with your international public media colleagues in lively screening sessions facilitated by fellow producers from around the world. Join us...

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

January 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers | SCETV Presents

Liberty & Slavery by A. Troy Thomas and Christopher P. Marshall Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence. Thomas Jefferson expressed this...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV...

U.S. INPUT Call for Submissions for INPUT 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece

September 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Manuel Jimenez Morales an interactive producer from Spain at INPUT 2016

U.S. INPUT PRE-SELECTION CALL FOR SUBMISSION for Thessaloniki, Greece – May 7 – 11, 2017 Deadline: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 INPUT has organized international television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique...

A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan!

June 14, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Pika animal surveying its territory from a rock

Naturalist, biologist and educator Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on exotic and fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in Expeditions With Patrick McMillan . The television host and series co-creator travels from coast-to-coast exploring the diversity of...

US INPUT Producer Fellowships Awarded and US Programs at INPUT

March 21, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
delegates in screening session

A limited number of US INPUT Producer Fellowships were awarded on a competitive basis to US based pubilc media producers to attend INPUT 2016 in Calgary on May 8 - 12th. Congratulations to the following producers: US INPUT FELLOWS 2016 Alexis Aggrey Independent Producer –...

INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

September 23, 2015 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
ETV's Betsy Newman at US Input in Tokyo, Japan

US INPUT Producer Fellows attended INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan on May 10 – 14

Circle Unbroken - A Gullah Journey from Africa to America

September 4, 2015 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Circle Unbroken

75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this mingling of slaves from West Africa with the plantation culture awaiting them in America became Gullah; the genesis and...