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  1. ITVS in the News

    March 22, 2012

    Coverage of ITVS from The New York Times and PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler. The New York Times: PBS Agrees to Revisit Documentary Schedule Under intense public pressure from independent documentary filmmakers, including a Twitter campaign, PBS on Thursday agreed to find a new home next season for the award-winning film series “Independent Lens” and

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. The ITVS Indie Roundup

    March 9, 2012

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. In honor of International Women’s Day yesterday, read about 10 maverick women in film. Also, check out ITVS’s Women and Girls Lead online film festival, screening free documentaries throughout the month of March. A sumptuous new photo and video narrative website launched this

  5. A Message from Mary Louise Parker on International Women's Day

    March 8, 2012

    The Independent Lens host invites you to celebrate International Women's Day and ITVS's public media campaign — Women and Girls Lead. Show your support for the initiative (literally!) by adding the campaign’s banner to your Facebook profile for 24 hours in celebration of International Women's Day. You can find the images on the Women and Girls Lead