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  1. Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

    June 29, 2009

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: Q. My film has already screened in festivals but needs additional post work to meet the requirements for television broadcast distribution. Should I apply to ITVS for funding? A. It would not be in your best interest to apply to ITVS if your program simply needs funding

  2. Open Call Recipients: Jason DaSilva and Leigh DaSilva, Filmmakers of WHEN I WALK

    June 22, 2009

    ITVS’s Open Call provides finishing funds for single non-fiction or animation public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Check out the clip below with filmmakers Jason DaSilva and Leigh DaSilva, who received Open Call funds for their film WHEN I WALK,

  3. Open Call Recipient: Julie Wyman, Filmmaker of STRONG!

    June 17, 2009

    ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond. Julie Wyman produced and directed STRONG!, which looks at weightlifter Cheryl Haworth's struggle to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end. Wyman received

  4. Open Call Recipients: Michael Collins and Marty Syjuco, Filmmakers of GIVE UP TOMORROW

    June 11, 2009

    ITVS’s Open Call provides finishing funds for single non-fiction or animation public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Check out the clip below with filmmakers Michael Collins and Marty Syjuco, who received Open Call funds for their film GIVE UP

  5. Open Call Recipient: Aaron Schock, Filmmaker of CIRCO

    June 3, 2009

    ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond. Aaron Schock produced and directed CIRCO, which looks at the hardscrabble Ponce family circus in Mexico who are struggling to preserve their art and way of life against a collapsing rural economy. Schock received ITVS’s Open