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  1. Big Changes to ITVS International!

    September 19, 2012

    ITVS International Call promotes the exchange of compelling documentary films between the United States and other nations, going beyond stereotypes and headline news. We no longer have a once a year submission deadline but consider projects on a rolling basis. This is a big change! ITVS International enables independent producers from outside the

  2. ITVS Prepares for Beta Tests of Enhanced OVEE

    September 14, 2012

    Originally published on Current.org Web engagement tool provides platform for virtual dialogue An infusion of CPB funding is allowing the Independent Television Service to add more features to OVEE, the online engagement tool that ITVS calls “the world’s first fully functional social screening platform.” The latest version of OVEE features a

  3. Diversity Development Fund Live Chat

    August 22, 2012

    On Thursday, August 23 at 1PM PT / 4PM ET, ITVS Programming Coordinator N’Jeri Eaton will be taking questions from interested Diversity Development Fund applicants in a live chat right here on Beyond the Box.

  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. Independent Lens and ITVS Receive 11 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    July 12, 2012

    The News and Documentary Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized. You can find a complete list of all the nominated films after the jump. Congratulations to the filmmakers!Independent LensBhutto by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'HaraOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long