September 7, 2017
The award-winning PBS series Independent Lens opens its new season on Monday, November 6 with Chasing Trane, John Scheinfeld’s portrait of jazz great John Coltrane, featuring Denzel Washington speaking the words of Coltrane.
Television Academy Bestows 2017 Governors Award to ITVS in Recognition of Its 25 Years in BroadcastingAugust 8, 2017
(San Francisco, CA, August 8, 2017) In recognition of its more than 25 years as the nonprofit engine and leading incubator, funder and co-producer of more than 1,400 documentaries by independent producers, ITVS has been selected by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles to receive its 2017 Governors Award. ITVS President and CEO…
Independent Lens Launches Indie Lens Storycast, New Web Channel Showcasing Independent Makers in Partnership with PBS Digital StudiosAugust 3, 2017
Launching online with four brand new docuseries beginning September 12 featuring short stories entertainingly told with big impact
July 27, 2017
(San Francisco, CA) Fifteen documentaries funded by ITVS have received News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations, it was announced today.
July 11, 2017
(San Francisco, CA) — Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. Written and directed by John Scheinfeld, Chasing Trane is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day.