During summer 2011, ITVS immersed audiences in a showcase of films from its 20-year history of funding innovative work from the world's best and most diverse mediamakers.
Visit the ITVS video collection to explore an array of videos featuring some of the best programming on public television.
Audience Favorite: A Panther in Africa

Audience Award Winner

A Panther in Africa, directed by Aaron Matthews, snagged the audience award honor for the ITVS Indies Showcase, our innagural online film festival. Thanks to everyone who voted!

See list of films included in the Showcase

From the Storytellers Themselves


A few filmmakers revisit their documentaries, years later. Others discussed their documentaries via online chats during the Indies Showcase.

Read their statements and chats

Patricia Harrison Celebrates ITVS

Public Media Leaders

Hear from some of the public media leaders ITVS has worked with over the years.

View their interviews


History of ITVS

Where did ITVS come from? What has it accomplished? Dive in to our interactive timeline to see how we have supported independent filmmakers in partnership with PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Explore the ITVS Timeline