Fast Cut Films started production on the third episode of Houston Arts Television featuring the new Asia Society Texas Center building designed by renowned Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. The film will give the viewer a behind the scene view of the beauty, planning and meticulous design of the building. A program of Texas Foundation for the Arts, www.texarts.org. Executive producers James Bailey and Kim Lykins. The film is slated to air later this year. Please check back for updates and announcements.
Good news for sea turtles! Fast Cut Films has learned our documentary “The Heartbreak Turtle Today” was shown on Denver, Colorado PBS Station KBDI on August 25; seen August 2 on KQED for Northern California; New Hampshire NHPTV two showings on August 24 and once on August 25; Idaho PTV on August 27; and scheduled for WQPT Quad Cities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois; KPTS 8.1, Wichita, Kansas; MPTV, Milwaukee; and KCET, Los Angeles.
Executive Producer: Carole Allen
Produced by: Jim Bailey, Sunset Productions
Production by: Fast Cut Films, Mark Susman
Edited by: Mike Snow at Fast Cut Films
[box]Watch the trailer and call your local PBS station about air times in your community.[/box]
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On August 23, 2011, Fast Cut Films was in attendance with Harris County officials, historians, downtown office workers and local citizens for the dedication and ribbon cutting for the grand re-opening of the historic 1910 Harris County Courthouse in downtown Houston. This short clip highlights a few the unique features of the restored building. The clip also features scenes from footage we shot in 2004 prior to the demolition and remodel. Camera placement was carefully matched to help illustrate the profound changes. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. Texas Foundation for the Arts, in association with Sunset Productions and Fast Cut Films, is producing a PBS television documentary about the history and the restoration of the 1910 Harris County Courthouse. For more information and historical fact about the 1910 Courthouse please visit www.discovertexashistory.com
Fast Cut Films is currently in production on the second episode of Houston Arts Television series titled “The Art of Architecture.” In this installment of the TV series, the artistry and enduring legacy of Houston’s architectural treasures come to life as we shine a camera lens on both the aesthetics and the historical, geographical, political, religious, economic forces that shaped them. A project of Texas Foundation for the Arts. Underwriters include Architecture Center Houston, AIA Houston, Houston Arts Alliance.
For more information please contact Kim Lykins, Executive Director, Texas Foundation for the Arts.
“Galveston Island” will air March 2, 2011 on HoustonPBS, Channel 8 at 9:30 p.m.
[box style=”info”]DVD copies of “Galveston Island” can be purchased at www.houstonpbs.org[/box]