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  1. Several ITVS Films Nominated for IDA Awards

    October 29, 2010

    Nominees for the 2010 IDA Documentary Awards were announced this week, with many of the year’s most buzzed-about titles and festival favorites making the list. Several ITVS films were nominated, including a handful from Independent Lens. Winners will be announced on December 3 at the Directors Guild Theater in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by

  2. Emmy Winner Geoffrey Smith on The English Surgeon

    September 29, 2010

    Filmmaker Geoffrey Smith has made more than 22 films throughout his career and has collected numerous awards for his work. On Monday night, he picked up an Emmy for The English Surgeon, his film about a British neurosurgeon who confronts the dilemmas of the doctor-patient relationship on his latest mission to Ukraine. The documentary was supported

  3. Lois Vossen on Emmy Honors for the Fourth Estate

    September 28, 2010

    Independent Lens Series Producer and ITVS Vice President, Lois Vossen, was on hand Monday night in New York for the 31st Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Earlier today she filed this report for BTB, on an evening that bestowed plenty of laurels on public television. A warm September rain didn't dampen the News & Documentary Emmy Awards. The

  4. And the Emmy Goes to...

    September 28, 2010

    The English Surgeon! Congratulations to director/producer Geoffrey Smith and co-producer Rachel Wexler on picking up an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. The film aired last year on P.O.V. and received funding from ITVS International. The documentary follows a British neurosurgeon as he confronts the dilemmas of the

  5. ITVS Up for Five News & Documentary Emmys Monday

    September 27, 2010

    Five ITVS programs stand to win an Emmy tonight at the Lincoln Center in New York for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Awards. Among the nominees are three Independent Lens programs — Tulia, Texas; No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo and Vilmos; and Crips and Bloods: Made in America. Two Emmy nominations also went to the ITVS programs The Way We Get By and The