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  1. Four ITVS Programs Nominated for Imagen Awards

    June 21, 2013

    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, Mariachi High, Precious Knowledge, and Tales of Masked Men were the ITVS programs recognized with nominations for the 28th annual Imagen Awards. Administered by the Imagen Foundation, the Imagen Awards aim to recognize and reward positive portrayals of Latinos in all forms of media, as well as to encourage and recognize

  2. Don't Miss the ITVS Open Call Deadline

    June 20, 2013

    The Independent Television Service (ITVS) seeks applications for the Open Call funding initiative. Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only available to

  3. LA Film Festival and ITVS Presents: Brothers Hypnotic

    June 13, 2013

    The 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, June 13-23 at L.A. LIVE, will screen a diverse slate of nearly 200 feature films, shorts, music videos, and documentaries from around the world.  Don't miss 10 days and 11 nights of red carpet premieres, conversations, live music, free outdoor screenings, and films from around the world.   Filmmaker Reuben Atlas’

  4. Mourning the Loss of Robert West

    June 6, 2013

    We deeply regret to announce the death of Robert West, who passed away peacefully in his home Thursday morning.Robert has been part of the ITVS family since the late 1990’s, when he worked as an Outreach Coordinator for the later-branded Community Cinema program. During the years that Robert was a part of the ITVS enterprise, he brought a level of commitment

  5. Through Her Lens: An Antidote to the Female Director Gap

    June 6, 2013

    Women & Girls Lead announces the launch of Through Her Lens, an online series of dramatic shorts premiering on June 12, 2013. Women are conspicuously absent from the top ranks of film. In 2012, women made up a measly 9 percent of directors working on the top 250 domestic-grossing films in the U.S. But there are a few bright spots: Women were more likely to