Children of Giant receives R&D Grant from LPB
Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) has selected Children of GIANT(Galan Inc.) for development funding from their 2011 Public Media Content Fund. LPB has awarded a first phase grant to Hector Galán to produce the feature-length documentary project. Children of Giant explores social issues throughout history, weaving a scenic exploration of the Academy Award winning film, George Stevens’ Giant, and contemporary interviews. The film will include interviews with local people in Marfa, many of whom were involved with the making of Giant, as well as cast members and production crew. Pre-production began in 2011 and will commence again in summer 2012 thanks to this grant by LPB. Children of Giant is directed by Hector Galán. Executive producers are Carolyn Pfeiffer and Hector Galán and producers, Karen Bernstein and Evy Galán.