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    2018 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
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    2018 Sundance U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking
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    2017 Academy Awards - Best Feature Documentary
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    2017 Peabody Awards - Institutional Winner
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    Jobs

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

    Full Time

    • Vice President 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.

    • Director of Content & Initiatives

      Serve as a liaison between ITVS and the independent and public television communities with a particular focus on cultivating relationships with the independent field; tracking and sourcing content; and maintaining positive relationships.

    • Marketing Manager

      Assist with marketing campaign strategy and execution – from creative brief to launch! This role is for an experienced marketing professional who can work independently, think critically and apply basic marketing principles to project work.

    • Contracts Attorney

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

    • Engagement & Impact Coordinator

      Produce engagement 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.

    • Executive Administrator to CEO

      Serve as trusted partner to our CEO! You'll be supporting the overarching strategic vision and mission of a leading organization in the public media world. Manage logistical and administrative functions, and liaise with key internal executives, board members, and key external partners.

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    IN THE PRESS

    1. My Country No More Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 7 on PBS

      November 28, 2018
      Online Streaming Begins January 8(San Francisco, CA) — Between 2011 and 2016, oil drilling in rural North Dakota reached its peak, setting off a modern-day gold rush in Trenton, North Dakota, population less than 1000. With billions of dollars to be gained in an industry-friendly state with a “reasonable regulation” climate, small towns like Trenton
    2. Independent Lens Nominated for IDA Documentary Award for the Prestigious Best Curated Series and Three ITVS-funded Films Receive Honors from the International Documentary Association

      October 26, 2018
      (San Francisco, CA) Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — For the eighth consecutive year, the ITVS series Independent Lens has been nominated for the IDA Documentary Award for Best Curated Series from the International Documentary Association, it was announced today. The series has won four times in the last five years. The 34th Annual IDA Documentary Awards
    3. RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, January 21, 2019 on PBS and PBS.org

      October 22, 2018
      An Electrifying Look at the Native American Influence in Popular Music Despite Attempts to Ban, Censor and Erase Indian Culture(San Francisco, CA) — A musical celebration of how Native American musicians transformed blues, jazz and rock, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World, will premiere on Independent Lens Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00-11:30

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