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  1. Women, War & Peace Earns TV Academy Honors

    March 16, 2012

    PBS's Women, War & Peace will be among seven programs to receive Television Academy Honors nods at the May 2 ceremony in Los Angeles. Recognized for personifying "Television with a Conscience," the five-part PBS mini-series, is a global media initiative on the roles of women in peace and conflict. The film premiered last year as part of public

  2. ITVS Alumni Score a Win at SFIAAFF

    March 15, 2012

    Four filmmakers previously funded by ITVS received a $5,000 award at this year's San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) for a work-in-progress about international LGBT politicians.Filmmakers S. Leo Chiang (A Village Called Versailles) and Johnny Symons (Daddy & Papa, Ask Not), along with co-producers Eva Moss and

  3. ITVS Picks Up Two Independent Spirit Awards

    February 29, 2012

    ITVS-funded The Interrupters and Where Soldiers Come From were among the night’s big winners at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards celebrate the spirited pioneers who bring a unique vision to the world of independent filmmaking. This past weekend Where Soldiers Come From picked up the Truer Than Fiction award, while The

  4. Late Night Oscar Diaries from Independent Lens

    February 27, 2012

    Independent Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen attended Sunday night’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. She was there to support two nominated films for Best Documentary feature: Independent Lens' Hell and Back Again and the ITVS-funded If a Tree Falls (which aired on POV). The documentary Undefeated wound up taking the prize. Still, Lois had a blast and as

  5. ITVS Puts the ‘Independent’ in the Independent Spirit Awards

    February 24, 2012

    The Interrupters, Where Soldiers Come From, We Were Here, and Hell and Back Again were among the documentaries nominated for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.With the Academy Awards right around the corner, it is important to remember that the Independent Spirit Awards are also this weekend. ITVS has four films nominated, The Interrupters and We