John Scagliotti

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John Scagliotti is an Emmy Award-winning American film director and producer, and radio broadcaster. He has received honors for his work on documentaries about LGBT issues including Before Stonewall and After Stonewall.

Biography[edit]

During the 1970s, Scagliotti was the News and Public Affairs Director of WBCN-FM in Boston. For his work in radio, he was awarded two Major Armstrong Awards.[1] In the early 1980s, Scagliotti attended New York University Film School.[2] He created In the Life for PBS. This was the United States' first gay and lesbian national series.[3] The Scagliotti-produced 1985 documentary film Before Stonewall won the Audience Award at L.A. Outfest and two Emmy Awards.[1][4] Scagliotti directed a companion piece, After Stonewall. The film won a Golden Eagle and the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.[1] Scagliotti is openly gay.[2] His partner for 24 years was the late journalist Andrew Kopkind.[5] Together they produced the radio show The Lavender Hour.[6]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dangerous Living — The Filmmakers". After Stonewall Productions. 2003. Archived from the original on January 20, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Scagliotti, John (March 3, 2006). "Why Are There No Real Gays in "Brokeback Mountain"?". CounterPunch. Retrieved February 3, 2008. 
  3. ^ Lichtenstein Creative Media. Bullying. Lichtenstein Creative Media. p. 13. ISBN 1-932479-29-5. 
  4. ^ "Awards for John Scagliotti". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved February 3, 2008. 
  5. ^ O' Connor, John J. (February 28, 1995). "Gay Show Broadens Beyond Parochial Views". The New York Times. Retrieved February 3, 2008. 
  6. ^ Schechter, Danny (1999). The More You Watch, The Less You Know: News Wars/(sub)merged Hopes/media. Seven Stories Press. p. 110. ISBN 1-888363-80-0. 
  7. ^ "Obituaries — Louis Crompton". The Scarlet. University of Nebraska–Lincoln. August 20, 2009. Retrieved February 5, 2010. 

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