AFI picks digital class of 2002

The American Film Institute has tapped a new group of TV producers, who
applied to attend its three-day Digital TV camp in Los Angeles.

In its fifth year, the workshop helps producers develop new tools and
techniques for digital TV production.

The networks chosen for the 'strength' of their programming and 'proposed
plans for incorporating digital enhancements' were TV Land and Turner Classic
Movies. T

he shows selected were PBS's Sesame Street, Arthur,
P.O.V., and Matters of Race; ESPN's Mohr Sports, and Food
Network's The Best Of.

This year's workshop is slated for July 24-26 at AFI's L.A. campus.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.