In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

Posted on March 27, 2009

Blogger Scott Kirsner discusses his new book Fans, Friends & Followers: Building an Audience and a Creative Career in the Digital Age and his work with ITVS that helped inspire it. Read more >>


"In her remarkable documentary, LAKSHMI AND ME, airing as part of PBS’ Independent Lens this month, Jain proposes to 'cross a line,' to film her employee." Read full review >>


"MILKING THE RHINO deals with Africans' inceptive efforts to bring sustainable conservation to parts of the continent in ways that, in pointed contrast to the continent's history of exploitation by colonial powers..." Read full review >>

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  1. In Remembrance of Bill Siegel

    December 11, 2018

    It is with sadness that we say goodbye to filmmaker and educator Bill Siegel. Bill first became a part of the ITVS family with his award-winning film The Weather Underground, which he co-directed with Sam Green. It tells the story of former University of Chicago students who showed their outrage at the Vietnam War and racism in America by waging a low-level

  2. ITVS Achieves Milestone 100th Sundance Film Festival Selection

    December 3, 2018

    Last week the Sundance Institute announced the showcase of independent feature films selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. We are thrilled to share that four of the selections drawn from a record-breaking 14,259 submissions are ITVS co-productions. It's a milestone moment for ITVS. The 2019 festival entries mark 100 ITVS co-productions

  3. National Issues, Local Impact: How Indie Lens Pop-Up, Filmmakers, and PBS Stations Gather Communities

    October 17, 2018

    Fueling films that spark conversations, and connecting with local audiences, is at the heart of our mission to bring impactful independent documentaries to public media. Indie Lens Pop-Up is the tool in which ITVS filmmakers, PBS member stations, and other local partners connect and engage with their communities. These events translate your film’s