Elliot Caplan has produced numerous documentaries for PBS.
Reading Room Restored
produced for City Arts on PBS.
A look at the restoration of New York Public Library's historic Rose Reading Room.
Winner of 1998-1999 New York Emmy Award for "Outstanding Cultural & Historical Programming."
With Robert Hughes.
Jackson Pollock @ MoMA
Produced for City Arts on PBS.
Maya Lin: Pure Landscape
A documentary profile of artist/architect Maya Lin.
Carmen Backstage / Metropolitan Opera
A behind the scenes look at rehearsals for Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera featuring singers Plácido Domingo and Waltraud Meier, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, conducted by James Levine.
What Price Freedom
A New York Public Library exhibition featuring rare objects from the collection profiling "freedom" in various parts of the world. Items included leaflets from Tienanmen Square, a Torah scroll, and "The White Rose" from resistance fighters in Nazi Germany.
Selections from the documentary CRWDSPCR, featuring choreographer Merce Cunningham.
Electronic/digital makers exploring art-making possibilities on the internet.
Work and artists featured in the 2000 Whitney Bienniel.