Explorer Studios, Inc. has completed the "Building the Dream"

a PBS short documentary on the building of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

MLK poster




October 2009, Research Triangle Park, NC - An excerpt from a six-minue Buffalo Soldiers feature (over 25,000 views) produced by Explorer Studios would appear in an episode of the UNC-TV's Black Issues Forum featuring an inerview with Capt. E.L. Brown, a North Carolina Historian and Lecturer on the Buffalo Soldiers.


Congressman Ed Royce congratulates honoree William Byers, with Kim Yen

September 2009, Westminster CA - County Presidents Council Business Person of the Year Awardees! Explorer Studios, Inc. has been nominated by your organization, a member of the Orange County Presidents Council, as a business that has demonstrated significant achievement in 2008-2009. This award has been created to honor business leaders for their efforts that reflect the mission of the OCPC: to encourage and promote a positive and vital economy and to preserve those unique qualities which are good for business and make Orange County a very special place to live, work & visit.

August 2009, Anaheim CA - The Orange County Black Chamber of Commerce, 2009 Michael R. Jones Business Impact Award is given to recognize individuals, businesses and organizations in the Southern California community who have had an impact on business in Orange County. These individuals have helped or assisted minorities, and through their efforts, have increased opportunities for all businesses in Orange County and the surrounding communities. This year it is Explorer Studios of Anaheim, CA.

August 2009, Anaheim CA - In a new partnership Orange County Black Chamber Education Foundation, Explorer Studios, Inc. has agreed to produce a minimum of 16 episodes (bi-weekly airing) of the ground-breaking new TV series, Colorful OC for broadcast on PBS.

The Colorful OC will be colorful.. dynamic... cultural and LIFEstyle programming... expanding what it means to be mainstream in America.. starting in the OC.

Presented by Orange County Black Chamber CEO, Bobby McDonald. Enterprising stories... with unique twists... indepth interviews, movers and shakers in the news and some you know and some you'll get to know.

One half hour... Bi- weekly on Orange County's KOCE-digital television station... a part of THE NUMBER SIX PBS station in the country with nearly six (6) MILLION viewers a month... Meaning unparalleled visibility opportunities for Colorful OC partners and donors... visibility to upscale consumers, business leaders and community decision makers. And with only three (3) corporate sponsors per program Colorful OC sponsors are featured in dignified, uncluttered environments for the MAXIMUM impact.

The KOCE audience is evenly women and men with 60 percent having attended some college... half of THOSE hold college and graduate degrees. Research also shows more than half the audience earns at least $50,000 annually and a third (1/3) of those... earn more than $75,000 a year.