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  1. POV Films Earn a Record 16 Emmy Nominations

    July 20, 2012

     This past week, POV received a record 16 nominations for the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, including four of the five nominations in the Best Documentary category. Four films garnered nominations in multiple categories and, in total, PBS programs earned 37 nominations — with ITVS collecting nearly a dozen, along with a Primetime

  2. POV Hackathon Call for Participants is Now Open!

    June 1, 2012

    POV has announced its first "Hackathon," an opportunity for filmmakers and web developers to come together and re-invent documentary for the web.POV (Point of View), the award-winning independent documentary series celebrating its 25th anniversary on PBS this year, is reaching out to documentary filmmakers who have projects at any stage of

  3. PBS Shines Light on Independents at 2012 Annual Meeting

    May 23, 2012

    Each spring, PBS hosts its Annual Meeting, an opportunity for people from across the public television landscape to come together and see what worked the year before and look ahead to what the coming year holds.  The PBS Annual Meeting is attended by public television station staff including general managers, programmers, outreach and publicity staff,

  4. Preview: POV’s 25th Season

    May 23, 2012

    Launched in 1988 to showcase new and challenging point-of-view documentaries on PBS, POV (Point of View) has grown to become American television’s longest-running series dedicated to contemporary nonfiction programming.            Watch POV Season 25 Preview on PBS. See more from POV.POV launches its 25th season on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10 PM (check

  5. RECAP: Doc U — The Future of Docs on PBS

    May 16, 2012

    Originally posted on Documentary.org.On Thursday, May 10th, Independent Lens Senior Series Producer Lois Vossen sat on a panel for “Doc U: The Future of Docs on PBS” in Los Angeles, CA. The event was presented by the International Documentary Association. In preparing for last night's Doc U: The Future of Docs on PBS, each one of the panelists (and