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  1. ITVS in the News

    March 19, 2012

    Coverage of ITVS and Independent Lens from Monday's edition of The New York Times.The New York Times: PBS Shifts in Time Slots Hurts Series of Films The home page of PBS.org in recent days has highlighted a new feature, the PBS Online Film Festival. But the prime-time schedule for PBS this television season has, in the eyes of some, effectively marginalized

  2. Looking In: An Update from ITVS Production

    March 19, 2012

    An ITVS Production Manager offers insight on rights clearances, which can turn out to be some of the most consistently underestimated items in project budgets. Working with archival material has always been one of the most challenging aspects of planning a documentary project.  Locating the correct third-party material, identifying the appropriate

  3. SCETV to Award Producer Fellowships to Attend INPUT 2012 in Sydney

    March 19, 2012

    A limited number of INPUT 2012 Producer Fellowships will be awarded to U.S. public media producers to attend INPUT in Sydney, Australia on May 7 – 12, 2012. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 2, 2012.For more information about the U.S. INPUT Producer Fellowship application process, visit U.S INPUT managed by SCETV at or contact the U.S.

  4. The Black Power Mixtape Inspires Students in NYC

    March 15, 2012

    The Education Department at the Tibeca Film Institute will screen the documentary before more than 200 high school students at the Tribeca Cinemas on March 21 at 11am ET. This spring, the Education Department at Tribeca Film Institute is rethinking the way they share film with the community. In partnership with ITVS Community Classroom, and in

  5. Joint Task Force Working to Boost Audience for Indies on PBS

    March 14, 2012

    ITVS, POV, and PBS Leadership Meet Weekly to Develop New Indies Strategy During most of the past decade, Independent Lens and POV together have provided a year-round broadcast slot of independent documentary films, airing on Tuesday nights at 10 PM, with POV running June to October with special presentations in other months and Independent