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We partner with filmmakers who bring untold stories to public broadcasting to make a difference in the world.

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The ITVS Mission

Dedicated to your vision.

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    2017 Peabody Awards - Institutional Winner
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    2017 Academy Awards - Best Feature Documentary
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    2017 Sundance Film Festival: Best Directing, US Documentary

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    San Francisco, CA 94103

    (415) 356-8383


    We’re hiring! Join us and help fuel the future of filmmaking.

    Full Time

    • Managing Director of Digital Production

      Serve as key member of our senior leadership team working cross-functionally to drive digital content strategy and multi-platform business development. Please bring 8-10 years of digital media production experience.

    • Fund Development Coordinator

      Join our strategic development and partnership team to increase ITVS external visibility and fundraising goals. Please bring keen administrative support skills and a passion for how media can impact social issues.

    • Paralegal

      Serve as Paralegal on our Business Affairs team preparing, negotiating, and reviewing a wide variety of media, film, and technology agreements.

    • Accounting Assistant

      This position reports to the Controller and is responsible for processing annual filmmaker royalty reports as well as assisting in other areas of accounting and administration for the organization.

    • Traffic Manager

      Step into a key role on our Creative Services team. Bring your keen project management skills to schedule jobs, coordinate teams, and budget projects.

    • International Engagement Manager (Contract)

      Serve as Engagement Manager supporting our international campaign, Women and Girls Lead Global. Bring a strong desire to impact social change through film and storytelling.

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    1. Peabody Board of Jurors Names ITVS Institutional Award Winner

      May 2, 2017

      (San Francisco, CA, May 3, 2017) — The prestigious Peabody Awards, now in its 76th year of recognizing the best in television and digital journalistic storytelling, has announced ITVS as this year's recipient of the Peabody Institutional Award

    2. Real Boy Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, June 19, 2017 on PBS

      April 20, 2017

      (San Francisco, CA) — A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Real Boy follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity.

    3. They Call Us Monsters Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, May 22, 2017 on PBS

      March 30, 2017

      (San Francisco, CA) — They Call Us Monsters goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters.

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