A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Jonathan Archer.
Miss SXSW? Catch up with all the keynotes and featured speakers online. IndieWire shared The 8 Film Startups You Should Know From SXSW. Nick DeMartino (formerly Director of AFI Digital Labs) asked, do we need "An Accelerator For Entertainment?" One of the more interesting and provocative ideas going around these days...
On the way out from his position as V.P. for Digital Innovation at American Public Media, Joaquin Alverado shared his thoughts on innovation within the public media system. Neilsen unveiled new ratings to measure TV and online ads together. When will they get around to merging TV and online ratings for content, I wonder... Some lucky scavenger found Robert Altman’s first film at a Kansas City flea market (free to watch online). And POV announced its line-up for its 25th Season on PBS, coming to a TV near you Summer 2012.
From our blog
July 22, 2020
ITVS Independents Summit will commence on July 28th and, in keeping with the unusual and ever-changing nature of things, be spread out virtually over the course of several weeks, through the end of August. The theme of this convening is Our Community Forward, coming at a time when everyone feels incredibly isolated. ITVS wants to support our gifted…
July 16, 2020
Australian filmmaker Patty Zagarella talks to ITVS about her experience producing the Blind Love series (including the annoyance of having a very similarly titled but very different Netflix series pop up at the same time) and about the process of applying for Short-Form Open Call.
July 14, 2020
Among the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' newest members is ITVS Vice President of Content Noland Walker. Read more about Noland's accomplishments and this honor.