The ITVS Indie Roundup

Posted on March 16, 2012

A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval.


Because it’s Friday, here are some cameras made out of turtles. Wired Raw File You might have heard that Hulu added 30 documentaries to its collection. Read about the exciting new lineup from @DocSoupMan. POV Nostalgic for summer travel? Check out classic American West road trip photos by Walker Pickering. “Often infused with golden sunlight and blending beauty with apparent ugliness, his landscapes are both physical and psychic spaces,” writes Feature Shoot. If you’re producing your first or second documentary, consider applying to IDFA’s summer school in Amsterdam. Submissions due by April 1st!

A documentary series called “Beginnings” launched this Tuesday on The Sundance Channel. The show explores the youthful awakenings of artists and innovators, and it kicks off with such interesting characters as graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi, actress-singer Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Sylvia Whitman, the owner of Shakespeare and Company in Paris. The Book Bench Even if you weren’t at SXSW this week, you can still find some festival wisdom online. Here are 10 tips on shooting low budget films. 

Filmmaker Magazine And thanks to SXSW, you can start your weekend by rocking out. Here are 17 SXSW bands available on YouTube. 


From our blog

  1. ITVS Welcomes Brandii Rice as Head of Business and Legal Affairs

    August 10, 2023

    ITVS is pleased to welcome Brandii Rice as our new Head of Business and Legal Affairs. In her role Rice will oversee business and legal affairs across the ITVS brand portfolio. In addition, she will guide licensing and business strategies to support ITVS’ content development, production, distribution and audience development goals. She will join ITVS

  2. Carrie Lozano Will Lead ITVS as President & CEO, Succeeding Sally Jo Fifer

    June 7, 2023

    Carrie Lozano joins ITVS from the Sundance Institute, where she served as director of Documentary Film and Artist Programs, supporting boundary-breaking filmmakers across the globe. At ITVS, she will continue to protect independent artists’ voices, editorial control and copyright while elevating nonfiction storytelling as an essential strategy

  3. Lisa Tawil Joins the International Board of INPUT

    June 1, 2023

    Discover how Lisa Tawil's appointment to the International Board of INPUT strengthens worldwide collaboration in public media.