Land Grant Films, a documentary production program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is partnering with the university’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy to create a documentary exploring American politics through the lens of Baker’s life.
Country music legend Dolly Parton will help kids get ready to sleep by reading them a children’s book online at bedtime. The project is a response to the delayed premiere of The Library That Dolly Built, the UT student-driven documentary about Parton’s Imagination Library.
The Library That Dolly Built, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student-driven film and documentary about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, will premiere April 2 in New York City and be screened in theaters across the nation.
Sixteen students in a documentary production class at UT have spent much of the fall semester at Oak Ridge National Laboratory doing interviews and filming to make a 30-minute documentary about the Spallation Neutron Source.
Danica McKellar, author of Imagination Library selection Goodnight, Numbers and actress most recognized for her critically-acclaimed roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, lent her voice to Land Grant Films’ upcoming documentary, The Library That Dolly Built.
Welcome Home Brother, a film created by two recent UT graduates as part of Land Grant Films’ Defender of Dreams documentary series, received a nomination in the topical documentary category of the Midsouth Regional Emmys.
East Tennessee PBS will air five microdocumentaries on area veterans created by UT School of Journalism students, Land Grant Films, and UT-licensed public radio station WUOT.
Two documentaries with ties to UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media and Land Grant Films took home awards at the 2018 Knox Film Festival.
Land Grant Films will receive a $10,000 grant from East Tennessee Public Broadcast Stations to produce a series of microdocumentaries.
A film made by School of Journalism and Electronic Media students has been selected for the Nashville Film Festival.
The documentary 7 Days in America, produced by UT’s Land Grant Films, will air on East Tennessee PBS.
Six students and a faculty member are in Washington, DC, as the Dollywood Foundation and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library celebrate the presentation of their 100 millionth book at the Library of Congress.