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Harry Wiland

Mr. Wiland is the former CEO of Leonardo Internet, a Los Angeles based Internet service that was sold to Network Intensive in May '97. He is a video and multimedia producer/director who has received Emmy awards for his work. Past education projects include Conquer the SAT (developed with the Graduate School of Education of the University of Southern California), Internet Starter Kit Video, Internet Interactive CD-ROM (distributed by Macmillan Computer Publishing), and The Internet Learning Program (Films For The Humanities & Sciences).

He recently completed the six-hour Change Your Job/Change Your Life PBS-aired series. The program includes a cross-platform CD-ROM, Web site, home video and course manual.

Mr. Wiland's latest projects include a number of distance learning programs for teacher training. They include Internet for Educators, Best Practices for Teaching Reading and Writing K-8 and Inclusion: Mainstreaming Children with Disabilities. They were produced for Allyn & Bacon and KCET's Educational Division. Current projects include the proposed 4-hour PBS CareGiving Series. He writes a weekly column - Wiland's World -- on navigating the new business landscape for www.freeagent.com.

Dale Bell

In the past 6 years, Mr. Bell has written, produced, directed and/or sold 17 documentary hours for television and/or cable. They include the Secrets of War series for A&E, Shangri-La: Ancient Mystery and California and the Dream Seekers for A&E, Pirate Tales for TBS, Battleship! for Discovery, A Driving Need for PBS, and Chariots of the Gods?: The Mystery Continues for ABC.

Mr. Bell's productions have received an Academy Award, an Emmy, five Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, two Christopher Awards and two Cine Golden Eagle Awards. In addition, the dramatic book-based anthology PBS movie series, WonderWorks, won The Children's Act Award annually, as well as other domestic and international awards of excellence during Mr. Bell's four-year tenure as executive producer.

Mr. Bell's career in the visual and performing arts media has included work on four feature films including the Academy award-winning documentary film, Woodstock. He has also enjoyed extensive experience in international co-production and distribution, project administration and management, station relations, publicity, promotion, and fund-raising ($55 million). After supervising the production of National Geographic Specials for 3 years, Mr. Bell was named vice president for worldwide production at Pittsburgh's PBS station, WQED.

While Vice President of production at QED Communications, he administered an annual production budget of $5 million. The projects included documentaries, dramatic films, and performance specials that included music, dance, jazz, and drama ("KENNEDY CENTER TONIGHT").

Harry Wiland

Harry Wiland



Dale Bell

Dale Bell

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