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. Believing in Yourself and Your Story

    May 9, 2018

    Councilwoman follows the story of Carmen, a hotel housekeeper and mother from the Dominican Republic striving to advocate for low-income workers from the margins to Providence, Rhode Island city politics. Her journey encourages us all to reflect on who should be responsible for the decision-making in our communities. Margo Guernsey, director of

  2. Three ITVS-Funded Documentaries Will Receive Peabody Awards

    April 17, 2018

    Now in it’s 77th year, the Peabody Awards announced the winners of the 2018 documentary prize. Of the nine documentaries that will be receiving awards, three are ITVS-funded; Newtown, Deej, and Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise will be honored on May 19 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York."Our documentary filmmakers know what hard work is all about," noted

  3. Danfung Dennis - Filmmaker, Photographer, and VR Storyteller - Joins the ITVS Board

    April 12, 2018

    New ITVS board member Danfung Dennis brings traditional and cutting edge storytelling perspective to the ITVS governing body.