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  1. MacArthur Foundation to Expand Support of Documentary Filmmakers through Partner Organizations

    March 11, 2016

    ITVS is a proud partner organization of MacArthur, and is sharing the following announcement originally posted here:Beginning in 2016, the MacArthur Foundation’s Journalism and Media Program will discontinue direct support of individual documentary projects, but will increase its overall support of documentary filmmakers and nonfiction media

  2. ITVS Heads to Austin for SXSW '16

    March 10, 2016

    We’ll be in Austin this Friday to support our funded films, participate in panels, and keep tabs on what’s new and exciting in the film and tech world.

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    Applying for the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards: What You Need to Know

    March 7, 2016

    Every year, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards recognize outstanding achievement in broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking, awarding their coveted statuette to the very best news reports and documentaries that have aired on national television or streamed over the Internet. This year marks the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy®

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    ITVS Digital Open Call Now Accepting Submissions

    March 7, 2016

    ITVS is excited to announce its call for entries for the Digital Open Call. Now in its second year, the fund will support independent filmmakers in developing and piloting original web series for public media's digital platforms, including PBS.org, PBS-branded YouTube channels, and others. ITVS is thrilled to continue building a pipeline for producers

  5. ITVS Funds Diverse Filmmakers Through Open Call

    February 26, 2016

    In its 25th year, ITVS is committed to open access, transparency, and diversity. In that spirit, ITVS is proud to release filmmaker statistics from our first round of Open Call funding in 2016. Over 300 filmmakers applied for ITVS’ Open Call; 48 percent were women and 40 percent were filmmakers of color. First-time applicants made up 42 percent of funded