Ken Chowder
Ken Chowder has scripted over 25 documentary films (and one feature film) broadcast on PBS, NBC, TBS, Discovery, A&E, and BBC, and has published three novels to glittering reviews. His credits include seven films for PBS’ The American Experience, one American Masters,and seven National Geographic films. His films have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, won the Columbia/DuPont Prize, and named Best Documentary or Best History Film at many festivals, including the American Film Festival. He’s written (in part or whole) twenty-four proposals that succeeded in getting scripting or production funding, or both, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and twice won individual fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He has been working with Larry Hott and Diane Garey, of Florentine Films/Hott Productions, as a writer for over twenty-five years.He is the writer for "Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America," a co-production of WNED-TV, Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc. The film will be shown nationally on PBS on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9:00 PM
 
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