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  1. Shop Talk: Q & A with Programming

    August 4, 2010

    Q.  My last program was funded by ITVS several years ago. I see that the Open Call guidelines state that I am not eligible to apply if I am not “up to date with reporting requirements.” How do I find out if I am current or not? A.  If you have previously received production funding from ITVS, your ancillary income reporting requirements were laid out in your

  2. Notes from Orientation: Producers Learn the Ropes at Camp ITVS

    August 3, 2010

    ITVS’s Open Call provides finishing funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Last week, ITVS hosted nearly a dozen filmmakers who were recently awarded Open Call funding. Among the troops was Andy Schocken, producer and director of photography, of The World in a Room. Here he wraps up ITVS’s crash

  3. Open Call Deadline Two Weeks Away!

    July 26, 2010

    Hurry hurry hurry! If you need funding for your film, don't miss the deadline for Open Call funding on Friday, August 6, 2010. Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only

  4. Filmmaker Geeta Patel Searches for Love

    July 19, 2010

    One in a Billion, follows a 29-year-old Hindu man across the globe as he searches for a woman his parents will approve of. The film, by Indian American Directord Geeta Patel, was one of several projects selected by ITVS’s Open Call in 2009 (Note: this year’s deadline is August 6th!). Ravi Patel is the star of the documentary, co-director on the project, and the

  5. Newly Funded: Films from Around the World

    June 15, 2010

    ITVS funds, distributes, and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond. We’re proud to announce the latest projects recently funded by ITVS. We look forward to working with each of the filmmakers to support their broadcast and continued effort to bring a diversity of programming to viewers.