Incorporated in 1990, the Foundation for New Media is a 501(c)(3) cultural and educational organization led by Alabama filmmaker Robert Clem, whose purpose is to create media programs for public television and radio with an emphasis on projects about the American South: The award-winning documentary films Big Jim Folsom: The Two Faces of Populism (1997), War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator (2003) and Eugene Walter: Last of the Bohemians (2008); radio programs such as the five-part Child of the Sun: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto (NPR 1994, 96) and the three hour series Centennial Faulkner, broadcast on NPR and in 55 countries worldwide in 1997; and our recent program on 19th century Alabama author Augusta Evans Wilson that includes a 50-page web museum in addition to a one hour film featuring scenes from Wilson's 1866 blockbuster novel St. Elmo. Support for the Foundation has come from diverse sources including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Southern Humanities Media Fund, the Alabama Humanities Foundation, South Carolina Humanities Council and other state partners of the NEH; the Alabama and New Jersey Arts Councils, Ben May Charitable Trust, A.S. Mitchell Foundation, Daniel Foundation of Alabama, Monte Moorer Foundation, Blount Foundation, Hugh Kaul Foundation, Malbis Memorial Foundation, J.L. Bedsole Foundation, C.D., Helen and Jeff Glaze Foundation, Alabama Power Foundation, Alabama Law Foundation, Hearin-Chandler Foundation, Erie Hall Meyer Fund, Sybil Smith Charitable Trust, M.W. Smith Foundation, Fedex Corporation, Cooper/T. Smith Company, Gulf States Paper Corporation, and numerous individuals. Thanks to all.
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