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  1. Fundraising in a New Media Landscape: Three Lessons From Sundance

    February 4, 2014

    This year, three ITVS-supported films premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris showcased both his feature film and transmedia project as a part of New Frontier, a program that showcases multi-media storytelling. These projects inspired ITVS to create a panel focusing on the challenges of fundraising for documentary

  2. Your Open Call Questions Answered

    January 13, 2014

    ITVS Programming Managers N’Jeri Eaton and Jorge Trelles hosted an informative live chat on Wednesday to answer any questions for the Open Call funding initiative. ITVS will be accepting applications through Friday, January 17, 2014. While the chat has come and gone, check out the archived conversation for helpful submission tips and insights! For

  3. Tips & Tools for Open Call Applications

    December 20, 2013

    In response to the growing demand for submission resources, the ITVS Programming Department hosted two informational webinars for filmmakers submitting for Open Call funding. Throughout the year, hopeful applicants have a tendency to bombard the ITVS Programming Department with questions regarding their submissions to various funding

  4. Establishing a Content Strategy for the Future

    October 18, 2012

    ITVS teams adapt and work together to better serve producers in a dynamic, chaotic media environment.Five years ago, as the opportunities for creating and distributing content in a multi-platform, cross-media environment were compounding, the funding and rights management environment intensifying, we strategized internally on how to best support

  5. 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