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“Ghosts, Blood and Zombies - A Student Selects Halloween”
Posted on 24 Oct 2014
Arkansas’s young filmmakers will be showing off their spooky sides in the first ever edition of “Ghosts, Blood and Zombies — A Student Selects Halloween” on Friday, Oct. 31, at 6:30 and 10 p.m. Start with the a milder first batch of films in our prime time showcase of family-friendly entries, then let horror fans stay up for the hour-long feature of terror-inducing submissions at 10 p.m. Read More

MEDIA INVITED TO 'ELECTION 2014: AETN DEBATES'
Posted on 19 Sep 2014
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has invited candidates in nine races to participate in "Election 2014: AETN Debates." New this year: debates will be streamed live during taping at aetn.org/elections. Read More

Guest Blogger Jack Smith — An Inside Look at the Student Selects HSDFF Workshop
Posted on 24 Oct 2014
This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and work with young, emerging filmmakers from right here in Arkansas as a part of my ongoing internship through Hendrix College at AETN. The entire weekend was a wonderful experience and one that I highly recommend to any and all who might find themselves interested in the world of film or who just have a taste for the documentary style. Read More

AETN Battle of the Pumpkins: PBS KIDS Halloween Specials
Posted on 23 Oct 2014
Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with all sorts of fun PBS KIDS fall and holiday specials during the week of Oct. 27! See the special schedule — featuring “Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest,” new Halloween-themed episodes of “Curious George” and “Dinosaur Train,” and much more — after the jump. Read More

Student Selects - Spring Creek Orval Thomas Moviemakers Symposium
Posted on 23 Oct 2014
Young filmmakers in Northwest Arkansas and from across the state are encouraged to join the “AETN Student Selects: Opportunities for Young Filmmakers” workshop at the Spring Creek Festival Orval Thomas Moviemakers Symposium on Friday, Oct. 24, in Springdale’s Jones Center for Families. Read More

AETN Battle of the Pumpkins - DIY PBS KIDS Costume Ideas
Posted on 17 Oct 2014
Are you and your ghouls and goblins dreaming up ideas for Halloween costumes? Take some inspiration from this round up of great PBS KIDS DIY Costume ideas - like Sid the Science KIDS, Daniel Tiger, Arthur Read, Thomas the Tank Engine, Word Girl, Buddy the Dinosaur and more! Read More

“Dabbling in Design” Workshop Offered Nov. 1
Posted on 17 Oct 2014
Learn about the basic elements of design in this two-hour workshop presented by the AETN Education Department. Using Microsoft Word, you’ll learn about basic layout and color blocking, as well as how to add photos and textures, apply color, and add accent shapes and text. The cost is $20, and the registration deadline is Oct. 24. Read More

AETN Student Selects - Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Posted on 15 Oct 2014
In the next three days, we'll be attending the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and providing outstanding opportunities to both young filmmakers and festival attendees! We'll be hosting the 2014 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Emerging Filmmakers Program Oct. 16-17, and screening the "Student Selects 2014: A Young Filmmakers Symposium" documentary films Thursday, Oct. 16 at 3:50 p.m. in the Arlington Hotel. Read More

AETN Antenna Repairs - Beginning Oct. 14
Posted on 11 Oct 2014
Due to antenna repairs, viewers watching AETN on digital sub-channels KETS-2 (Little Rock area), KETG-9 (Arkadelphia area) and KETZ-12 (El Dorado area), may notice daytime program interruptions to our sub-channels AETN-2 Create, AETN-3 Plus and AETN-4 Radio Reading Service beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14. Our primary channel, AETN-1, will not be affected. Read More

“Election 2014: AETN Debates” - Finalized Participants
Posted on 11 Oct 2014
Final information about all candidate and panelist information is now finalized for “Election 2014: AETN Debates.” Familiarize yourself with the schedule, candidates and issues relevant to Arkansas’s 2014 election cycle, and be sure to watch, learn and participate! Debate tapings are open to the public and will be livestreamed at aetn.org/elections. Debates will air each night Oct. 13-17 beginning at 7. Read More

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