A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval.
Now that social media can amplify the impact of documentaries, a “social action plan” is more useful than ever, according to MovieMaker Magazine. The must-have characteristics: “Hot Issue,” “Central Goal,” “Time Table,” “Activist Building,” and “Adaptability.”
San Franciscans: Check out The Center for Asian American Media Festival (a.k.a. CAAMFest)! From March 14 to 24, the festival will screen top-quality documentaries, feature films, and shorts. From the 1980s TV show World of Photography, a young Annie Leibovitz talks about her already blossoming photography career, including portraits of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Steve Martin, John Belushi, Dolly Parton, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. “I can’t really say I’ve had much of a life outside of photography,” she said. “I think I’ve lived inside my pictures.”
From our blog
July 6, 2020
ITVS is committing today to publish key data that we provide each fiscal year to our Board.
June 30, 2020
5 Documentary teams are sharing their experience as a filmmaker during COVID and how they are coping with social distancing.
June 9, 2020
ITVS celebrates three films winning Peabody Awards for 2019 releases: Hale County This Morning, This Evening, Midnight Traveler and The Silence of Others.