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  1. Ask Programming: Seven Tips When Applying for Funding

    February 24, 2010

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process:Q: How can I improve my chances of being successful in the Open Call? A. ITVS Programming staff recently contributed to an article for Shaking the Money Tree by Morrie Warshawski. Here are seven tips for producers when applying for funding from ITVS. 1. Read the

  2. Filmmaker Pamela Yates Reflects on Open Call Orientation at ITVS

    February 16, 2010

    ITVS’s Open Call orientation concluded last week. Pamela Yates, filmmaker of Granito, gives an overview on her experience and why she is excited about working with ITVS and presenting her film on public television. Get her take below.The first thing that struck me at the ITVS Producer’s Orientation was the force. The force of dozens of people working as one

  3. Ravi Patel Discusses His First Open Call Orientation

    February 12, 2010

    ITVS’s Open Call provides finishing funds for single non-fiction or animation public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. This week, ITVS hosted 17 filmmakers who were recently awarded Open Call funding. Ravi Patel, writer, director, and subject of the film One in a Billion, shares his thoughts about his first several days at

  4. ITVS Open Call Funding: Deadline January 15

    January 8, 2010

    Looking for film funding? Don't miss out on Open Call, which provides finishing funds for single non-fiction or animation public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. The deadline for Open Call funding is Friday, January 15, 2010. Due dates are not

  5. Apply for ITVS Open Call Funding: Deadline January 15

    December 17, 2009

    Looking for film funding? ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs primarily for public television. We work with independent producers to create and present programs that take creative risks, advance issues and represent points of view not usually seen on public or commercial television. Open Call provides finishing funds for single