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    Big Night for ITVS and its Films at International Documentary Association Awards

    December 7, 2015

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced the winners of the 31st IDAs this weekend with ITVS receiving four IDA awards. This weekend's honors brings the total number of IDA honors for ITVS to 21, including a third consecutive win for its acclaimed weekly series Independent Lens. ITVS’ Independent Lens established a bona fide winning

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    Applying for the Peabody Awards: What You Need to Know

    November 6, 2015

    Every year, the Peabody Awards recognize those who excel in radio, television broadcasting, and online media in America. The judges review over a thousand documentary entries and only a select few are awarded the prestigious gold medallion. With such stiff competition, what makes a film stand out? Earlier this week we hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Nate

  3. ITVS Announces Diversity Development Funded Films

    September 23, 2015

    ITVS is pleased to announce 10 projects have been selected for development funding out of 158 submissions through the ITVS Diversity Development Fund. The Diversity Development Fund (DDF) provides up to $15,000 in research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television. The next round of DDF

  4. ITVS Receives 16 Emmy Nominations

    July 22, 2015

     ITVS was excited to learn that we received 15 nominations for the 36th annual News & Doc Emmys, including Best Documentary noms for The Trials of Muhammad Ali, Bully, and American Promise. There were seven Independent Lens films to receive Emmy nominations along with three ITVS-funded POV films. This is in addition to the Independent Lens

  5. Open Call Webinars: How to Craft Work Samples, Treatments, and Budgets that Get Your Film Funded

    June 24, 2015

    In the lead up to the Open Call deadline on August 7th, ITVS is hosting a series of webinars to provide support, insight and tips for upcoming applicants. Creating Competitive Work SamplesLearn how to craft strong work samples that will make your project competitive for Open Call. Watch several successfully funded work samples and ask the filmmakers about