Category Archives: News and Events

  • Becoming California Wins Two Regional EMMY Awards

    At the 44th Annual Northern California Emmy Awards on Saturday night, Becoming California was awarded an EMMY for Best Cultural/Historical Documentary. Its producer/director, Kit Tyler, also received an EMMY for Best Editing of a non-news program. Becoming California received nominations in four categories. The EMMY award is presented for outstanding achievement in television by The […]

  • Becoming California Nominated for EMMY Awards

    May 7, 2015 – On Wednesday the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominees for the 44th Annual Northern California Emmy Awards. We are excited to announce that the Legacy Project’s 2-hour program Becoming California was nominated for four EMMY Awards, including Best Documentary Program.  It also received nominations in […]

  • Becoming California to Screen at LA Harbor International Film Festival

    The Legacy Project’s 2-hour public television documentary, Becoming California, will screen at the 2015 Los Angeles Harbor International Film Festival (LAHIFF).  The 12th annual LAHIFF will be held April 9-12, 2015 at the vintage art deco movie palace Warner Grand Theatre in historic downtown San Pedro. Becoming California, which made its television broadcast debut last September 2014, will […]

  • Becoming California featured on Cap Radio’s Insight with Beth Ruyak

    Capital Public Radio’s Beth Ruyak talks with Executive Producer Jim Baxter about Becoming California and its October 6, 2014 broadcast on KVIE in Sacramento.  Insight with Beth Ruyak is a daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face California and the Sacramento region.  The radio program aired on October 6, […]

  • Becoming California Premieres Sept. 10

    In California a new story of environmental change is emerging. It is a story that tells how nature and civilization are no longer adversaries but partners, together creating healthy environments amid vibrant economies. A new documentary funded largely by the National Science Foundation offers this hopeful vision for a sustainable future in its public television […]

  • Why Should We Care?

    Can we be good stewards of the natural world? The California Environmental Legacy Project posed this question in an interview short to scientist and educator Michael Rosenzweig. You might be surprised by his answer. Video Production: Kit Tyler, Cameron Farboud Video Editing: Cameron Farboud Aerial Photography: Ron Chapple Music: Thomas Newman

  • Watch the Becoming California Trailer!

    Premieres this September 10, 2014 on KQED in San Francisco and nationally on September 24. Becoming California tells the epic story of environmental change on America’s western edge. Narrated by award-winning actress Jane Fonda and with an original score by legendary musician Pat Metheny, Becoming California is a stunning tribute to California’s diverse and breathtakingly […]

  • Becoming California to air this fall on PBS

    SACRAMENTO, California – May 26, 2014.  It’s a story 250 million years and 163,696 square miles in the making.  This fall, the Legacy Project’s 2-hour public television documentary, Becoming California, will air on PBS. Narrated by award winning actress Jane Fonda and with an original score by legendary musician Pat Metheny, Becoming California is a powerful new documentary that reconciles humans with nature […]

  • Legacy Project Launches Kickstarter Campaign – $30K in 30 Days

    $30K in 30 Days!   This is the Legacy Project’s fundraising goal on the famous crowd-funding platform, Kickstarter. Funds raised from our Kickstarter campaign will be used to help promote and distribute the Project’s 2-hour public television documentary, Becoming California, which is scheduled to air this fall on PBS. Our Kickstarter campaign has now begun and […]

  • Legacy Project to launch Kickstarter campaign!

    $30K in 30 days!  That’s the Legacy Project’s fundraising goal on the famous crowd-funding platform, Kickstarter. New to Kickstarter?  Check it out at: www.kickstarter.com Funds raised from our Kickstarter campaign will be used to help promote and distribute the Project’s 2-hour public television documentary, Becoming California, which is scheduled to air this fall on PBS. Our […]