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Hometown Hero: The Captain Winston Scott Story

Hometown Heroes features inspiring stories of individuals who have overcome challenges to achieve success. Former NASA Astronaut Captain Winston Scott talks about his challenges of growing up in segregated Coconut Grove and how he found a way to achieve his dream career, a dream that would land him the journey of a lifetime.

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  • Captain Winston Scott
    Key Cast
    Heroes and Legends Featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, NASA's Unexplained Files, Rob Schmitt Tonight
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    16,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony fs7 mark ii
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • PBS WLRN Public Media
    United States
    June 17, 2021
    South Florida Premiere
    PBS WLRN Public Media
Distribution Information
  • WLRN Public Media
Director Biography - MICHAEL ANDERSON

Michael Anderson is a highly experienced and creative technical
professional with over 23 years experience in digital media as well as Broadcast Television. Project management, producing, and directing are some of Mr. Anderson’s areas of technical expertise His work ranges from live events and historical documentaries to feature films, commercials, web series and reality TV. Michael
Anderson has worked closely with companies such as WLRN Public Media Channel 17 Miami, Discovery Channel Latin America, Accord Productions, Cineworks Digital Studios, and SuperGroup International. He has a great capacity to not only meet deadlines but also a keen ability to work under pressure. His latest projects include the 2021 Suncoast Chapter Emmy award winning show "Troubled Waters: A Turtle's Tale.” "Hometown Hero" is part of WLRN’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo’s Moon Landing short films series. 2020 Suncoast Chapter Emmy nominated “The Secret Weapon That Won World War II'' produced for WLRN Public Media which is currently in distribution to PBS stations nationwide. The short film “Midway Home” has received a Producers Guild of America award. He is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Suncoast Chapter. Michael Anderson continues to use his talents and experience to tell inspiring stories from our community.

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