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  1. Subscribe to Beyond the Box Blog by Email

    August 30, 2009

    Are you a fan of indie film? Are you a filmmaker looking for funding opportunities? Interested in free film screenings? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, sign up to get Beyond the Box Blog posts delivered by email. This once-a-day email will give you the latest news from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), which funds and presents

  2. Free Screening of BRONX PRINCESS This Saturday in Little Ghana Neighborhood

    August 25, 2009

    BRONX PRINCESS tells the true story of Rocky Otoo, the Bronx-born teenage daughter of royal Ghanaian parents. With freedom in sight, this sassy, college-bound overachiever rebels against working at her mother’s beauty shop moves to Ghana, West Africa, with her royal father and reconciles her African heritage with her dream of independence. Funded by

  3. Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

    August 24, 2009

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: Q. I understand that only people of color can apply to the Diversity Development Fund (DDF). As a disabled filmmaker, I wonder why aren't other minority status categories included in this initiative? A. DDF is specifically for producers of color, as defined by ethnic

  4. DDF Funding Deadline Approaching: September 25

    August 20, 2009

    The Diversity Development Fund (DDF) provides up to $15,000 in research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television. Projects should reach underserved audiences often overlooked by conventional programming. The application deadline is on the horizon—September 25. Filmmaker Peter

  5. Apply for ITVS Diversity Development Funding: Deadline on September 25

    August 5, 2009

    Interested in film funding? ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs primarily for public television. We work with independent producers to create and present programs that take creative risks, advance issues and represent points of view not usually seen on public or commercial television. The Diversity Development Fund provides up to