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  1. ITVS Filmmakers Awarded MacArthur Genius Grants

    October 2, 2012

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation gave 23 awards this year. The two awards for filmmakers went to ITVS documentarians. Two ITVS filmmakers, Natalia Almada and Laura Poitras, have been awarded MacArthur “genius” grants, which include a no-strings-attached, five-year award of $500,000 and an enormous pat on the back from America’s

  2. Three ITVS Programs Receive News and Doc Emmy Awards

    October 2, 2012

    Last Train Home, Where Soldiers Come From, and The Woodmans were among the ITVS programs to receive News and Doc Emmys on Monday.Congratulations to all the filmmakers! Independent LensThe Woodmans by filmmaker C. Scott WillisOutstanding Arts & Culture Programming ITVS Last Train Home by filmmaker Lixin FanBest DocumentaryOutstanding

  3. Independent Lens's Have You Heard From Johannesburg Wins Primetime Emmy

    September 16, 2012

    The acclaimed Independent Lens documentary Have You Heard From Johannesburg has been awarded the Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.Have You Heard From Johannesburg is an epic five-part documentary series, produced and directed by Connie Field, chronicling the unprecedented international

  4. POV Films Earn a Record 16 Emmy Nominations

    July 20, 2012

     This past week, POV received a record 16 nominations for the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, including four of the five nominations in the Best Documentary category. Four films garnered nominations in multiple categories and, in total, PBS programs earned 37 nominations — with ITVS collecting nearly a dozen, along with a Primetime

  5. Have You Heard From Johannesburg Nominated for Primetime Emmy

    July 19, 2012

    In January of this year, ITVS brought the epic five-part documentary series Have You Heard From Johannesburg by Connie Field to Independent Lens. This morning we learned that the series has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking!             Watch A Landmark Series on the Anti-Apartheid Movement on PBS. See