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  1. Digital Distribution: Bill Rose, THE LOSS OF NAMELESS THINGS

    March 12, 2009

    With over 20 years of experience producing and directing documentaries and short films, Bill Rose’s work has been seen on television, the big screen and the film festival circuit. Today, Rose has come to embrace online distribution; his documentary THE LOSS OF NAMELESS THINGS is available on various platforms through the Digital Distribution Lab, a

  2. Idaho State University Presents TAKING ROOT

    March 11, 2009

    A discussion about TAKING ROOT: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, took place last night at Idaho State University as part of Independent Lens Community Cinema. TAKING ROOT tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. Susanne Forrest, international exchange

  3. ITVS Hosts Diversity Development Fund Workshop

    March 6, 2009

    For this first time, ITVS invited Diversity Development Fund (DDF) recipients to the office in San Francisco for a special workshop with filmmaker mentors. Alex Zacarias was there to describe firsthand his experience. Earlier this week, I participated in the first Diversity Development Fund (DDF) workshop, which took place at ITVS in San Francisco.

  4. ITVS Executive Vice President and CFO Judy Tam Discusses INPUT

    March 4, 2009

    The International Public Television Screening Conference (INPUT) was created to promote the exchange of television programs, ideas, and production techniques among broadcasters around the world. This year, ITVS programs CHICAGO 10, by Brett Morgen, and OPERATION FILMMAKER, by Nina Davenport, are Official Selections. Read the Q&A below with

  5. New Digital Initiative Report: Scott Kirsner’s Case Study for I.O.U.S.A.

    March 3, 2009

    To keep up with the shifting landscape of new technology, ITVS commissioned author Scott Kirsner to find out what independent filmmakers are doing in the field. Wordplay filmmaker Patrick Creadon’s latest documentary, I.O.U.S.A., focuses on the precarious state of the country’s finances. Creadon found an unusual partner for the film: the Peter G.