Blog

We always have something new in the works. Here's what you need to know.

Recent Posts

  1. Public Media Puts Social TV Front and Center at SXSW

    March 7, 2013

    ITVS will unveil the tablet version of OVEE, a social screening platform developed for PBS and public television stations, at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival on Friday, March 8, 2013. This Friday, ITVS’s social screening platform, OVEE, will be featured at SXSW! Our own Dennis Palmieri and software developer Christian Nelson of

  2. One Educator's Take on Teaching Gender Oppression

    January 11, 2013

    ITVS Community Classroom and the film Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide made a big splash at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference in Seattle in November. This is the largest national gathering of social studies educators, drawing more than 3,500 people. ITVS hosted a screening of excerpts

  3. On the Road with Community Classroom

    November 30, 2012

    November was a busy month for Community Classroom, the ITVS program dedicated to creating educational film resources for use in high schools, colleges, and community settings. We took Community Classroom on the road to three annual educator conferences, including the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), National Council for Teachers of

  4. American Film Showcase Heads to Monterrey, Mexico

    September 11, 2012

    ITVS’s Claire Aguilar participated as a film expert at the American Film Showcase in Monterrey, Mexico in August and conducted a two-day workshop at the Escuela Adolfo Prieto. The American Film Showcase is an international cultural diplomacy initiative, a partnership between the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

  5. Independent Lens Takes Center Stage at TCA Press Tour

    July 24, 2012

    The weekly series held two high profile events at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles, featuring Byron Hurt’s new film Soul Food Junkies and the landmark, two-part series Half the Sky. PBS held court for two days at the Beverly Hilton, as they unveiled Public Television's upcoming fall lineup for the critics. On Saturday,