- By Pacific Island Times Staff Staff
Don Muna joins PBS
PBS Guam welcomes Don Muna as its producer. Don Muna, an award-winning producer, writer and director who produced and directed such work as Shiro’s Head (2008), Talent Town (2014) and Banner Bandits (2017).
Muna is a ground-breaking pioneer of independent film in the Western Pacific and of the independent cinema movement on Guam.
In 2011, together with his brother Kelly Muna, founded the Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) which fosters the art of cultural understanding through the art of filmmaking. He is also the co-founder of the University of Guam Film Festival.
“I hope to change the face of PBS Guam by bringing excellence to everything this station does. Don is an excellent producer and I am honored to have him at the station. I have full faith that together we will bring broadcasting on Guam to a whole new level,” said Ina Carillo, acting general manager.
“For over a decade, I’ve dedicated my life’s work to utilizing media for public service and community outreach,” Muna said. “This is because I believe that public media is one of Guam’s most valuable assets; it’s the key to unlocking the minds of our youth. Now that I’ve been given this opportunity to be a part of PBS Guam, I’m eager to propel our success by producing culturally focused, educational content that aims to make a positive impact on our island's diverse communities.”