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TR-50076-09

San Francisco Film Society (San Francisco, CA 94129-1025)
Matthew Gary Davis (Project Director: February 2009 to present)

The Lost Treasure Hunt

Production of a 30-minute pilot television program, "Christopher Columbus: The Mystery of the Santa Maria," and an accompanying interactive website. This would be the first program of a 13-part series entitled "The Lost Treasure Hunt."

"Lost Treasure Hunt" is an educational television project that will explore topics in history and the humanities by using a unique combination of live-action documentary and animation. Bringing together nationally-recognized scholars and educators with an experienced animation creative team, the "Lost Treasure Hunt" pilot episode and website will introduce children to historical subjects and explore multicultural topics in a style that is relevant to a young audience confronted with many media choices."

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
America's Media Makers: Production Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$390,220 (approved)
$390,220 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2009 – 11/30/2014