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  1. Independent Lens Launches into 10th Season with Style

    October 18, 2011

    More than two hundred filmmakers attended last week’s Independent Lens launch party in LA. Lois Vossen, the show’s founding Series Producer, was on hand and filed this wrap-up report. The 2011-12 season of Independent Lens got off to a rousing start on Tuesday, October 13when we hosted an event in Los Angeles to celebrate the 10th season.  More than two

  2. Notes from Washington: TEDWomen Part 2

    December 13, 2010

    ITVS Vice President and Independent Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen reports on the second and final day of the TEDWomen conference in Washington, D.C. The event explores how women and girls are reshaping the future. Day Two of TEDWomen had a decidedly different feel, as if to say, “We’re getting down to business today.” The morning opened with Deborah

  3. Welcome to TEDWomen, Part 1

    December 10, 2010

    ITVS Vice President and Independent Lens Series Producer Lois Vossen reports from the TEDWomen conference in Washington, D.C. The two-day event explores how women and girls are reshaping the future. What happens when 600+ Type-A women get together for two days? Well, the first thing they ask is why is it still important to designate a conference as just

  4. Independent Lens Rack Up Awards at IDA

    December 7, 2010

    The IDA Documentary Awards took place last Friday in Los Angeles and Independent Lens films received high honors. Series Producer and ITVS Vice President Lois Vossen was on hand and filed this report to BTB. From the beginning, it was clear this would not be your usual staid awards ceremony. Director Morgan Spurlock and Eddie Schmidt, president of the IDA

  5. DOC TALKS Teleseminar to feature Independent Lens Series Producer

    October 11, 2010

    What does it take to get your doc on Independent Lens? How is the Emmy Award-winning series curated? Don’t ask us, ask Lois Vossen, series producer for Independent Lens and Vice President at ITVS. Lois will be answering questions by phone via DOC TALKS, a teleseminar hosted by DocuMentors, an online documentary resource and learning center. If you’ve