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 >>


From our blog

  1. When Your Film Protagonist Finds You

    March 8, 2018

    ITVS-funded filmmaker Erika Cohn to discuss the unexpected joy in meeting Judge Kholoud and the project that became The Judge.

  2. Using Data to Measure Impact

    February 27, 2018

    How do you know if documentary film makes a difference in the world?  If you’re a social scientist, you evaluate it.That’s what the Aspen Planning and Evaluation Program did in one of the most extensive studies ever to look at the impact of documentary film in a global development setting (173 pages with attachments, for those counting).  The recently

  3. Abacus: Small Enough To Jail Nominated for 2018 Academy Award

    January 23, 2018

    For the second consecutive year, an ITVS-funded film will contend for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.