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  1. Veteran Producer Raymond Telles Receives 2011 ALMA Award

    September 23, 2011

    The prestigious ALMA awards  promote accurate and balanced portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment industry. Raymond Telles was recently lauded with a  ALMA award for Outstanding Career Achievement.  Telles’s distinguished 30-year career as a documentary filmmaker includes three ITVS-funded films: The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the

  2. Best. Teacher. Ever! The Nominations Are In

    June 3, 2011

    The Best. Teacher. Ever! contest winner will be announced next week. Thank you all for the nominations for the teachers who changed your lives for the better. We’ve been moved and inspired by the stories of those special educators out there who accept long hours, not-so-great pay, and limited resources because they want to see young people thrive. They all

  3. A Deadline and an Honorary Entry for the Best. Teacher. EVER. Contest.

    May 26, 2011

    As a reminder to submit your nominations for our Best. Teacher. EVER! contest, we thought we'd share a nomination from ITVS Managing Editor Brooke Shelby Biggs. As a staff member, Brooke can't compete for the Kindle or other cool prizes, but we thought her description of her kindergarten teacher, Ms. Sharon Janulaw, was worth sharing. Don't forget to send

  4. The Garbage Dreams Game Nominated in 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards

    May 13, 2011

    The Games For Change Awards recognize excellence in games that address current, pressing social issues. The Garbage Dreams Game, developed to complement the acclaimed Independent Lens documentary by Mai Iskander, received a nomination in the 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards in the Transmedia category. The awards recognize excellence in “games for

  5. PUMA.Creative Impact Award, Launched at Sundance

    January 21, 2011

     Today PUMA.Creative and Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced the launch of the PUMA.Creative Impact Award, a major new annual award to honour the documentary film creating the most significant impact in the world. This 50,000 Euro award acknowledges the film's makers and will help the continuation of the film's campaign work.The PUMA.Creative