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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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    • Director of Engagement & Impact

      Focus on engagement strategy and oversee execution of campaigns that maximize impact of ITVS documentaries. Bring your engagement strategy, leadership, and program evaluation skills that will expand public dialogue around diverse issues presented in ITVS films.

    • Digital Producer, OVEE Management

      Join ITVS as a Digital Producer managing OVEE, our social TV platform that engages, educates, and connects communities. Bring your business development, product management and digital producer skills.

    • Senior Editor/Producer, Post Production

      Responsible for producing on-air and off-air promotions and sizzle reels. The Sr. Editor/Producer, assembles recorded raw material into a polished product that's suitable for broadcast, online distribution, and national positioning events.

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    IN THE PRESS

    1. ITVS-FUNDED DOCUMENTARY ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL NOMINATED FOR ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM

      January 23, 2018
      (San Francisco, CA, January 23, 2018) — ITVS is pleased to announce that the ITVS-funded film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, has been honored with an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature Film. The awards will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on March 4, 2018. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, directed by Steve
    2. “Dolores,” Acclaimed Portrait of Activist Icon Dolores Huerta, Premieres on Independent Lens, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, on PBS

      January 12, 2018

      (San Francisco, CA) — One of the most important, yet least known activists of our time, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in founding the first farm workers union with César Chávez.

    3. Rat Film Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 26, 2018 on PBS

      January 12, 2018

      (San Francisco, CA) — In his critically-acclaimed directorial debut, Theo Anthony uses the rat to burrow into the dark, complicated history of Baltimore.

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