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  1. Five Insights on Hacking Films from the Software Developers Who’ve Done It

    August 17, 2012

    Originally published on the POV BlogSomewhat fresh off their own Hackathon, POV’s Adnaan Wasey offers filmmakers, developers, and designers some of the advice POV was given for reinventing the documentary for web. Before the POV Hackathon got underway, mentors and veteran engineers shared with the teams some advice born of experience. Here’s what

  2. MacArthur Foundation Open Call for Documentary Film Proposals

    August 16, 2012

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is accepting proposals for documentary film and transmedia projects between Monday, August 6, 2012 and Friday, September 7, 2012. The program seeks to fund documentary projects that address the significant social challenges of our time or explore important but under-reported topics. Domestic and

  3. Experiencing Ramadan Around the World

    August 16, 2012

    ITVS is excited to support the 30 Mosques documentary project as it continues to evolve, showing the diversity of Muslims all around the world during the month of Ramadan. Today is day 28 of the “30 Days Ramadan” project produced by 30 Mosques. The project, which gives viewers a sense of what it is like to be a Muslim in America, was initiated in 2009 by comedian

  4. An Inside Look Into Producer Orientation

    August 1, 2012

    Last week, Juli Vizza was one of eleven filmmakers who gathered in ITVS’s San Francisco headquarters to attend the latest round of producer orientation for Open Call funding.   A crash course in the public television system. That’s how I would describe the week-long orientation with ITVS. In most cases, if you’ve ever had a film financed and distributed

  5. Join NBPC for the Season Finale of Black Folk Don’t: Get Married

    August 1, 2012

    The National Black Programming Consortium will present an online screening and discussion of Black Folk Don’t: Get Married on Wednesday, August 1 at 1pm PT / 4pm ET. Series creator Angela Tucker will participate in the event, which will take place here.  The National Black Programming Consortium is hosting a social screening of the season finale