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  1. EILEEN FISHER, INC. Joins Women and Girls Lead

    September 5, 2012

    ITVS welcomes support for three-year initiative using media for global education and engagement to support women and girls.Women and Girls Lead is delighted to announce it will continue to support a growing movement to connect citizens worldwide to powerful stories of women as agents of change with a new three-year investment from EILEEN FISHER, Inc.

  2. Announcing the Seventh Season of Community Cinema

    August 22, 2012

    Drum roll, please.... ITVS is excited to announce the seventh season of Community Cinema, which offers free screenings for communities nationwide! Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide kick starts the seventh season of Community CinemaJoin Community Cinema this season as they kick-off the screening series with Half

  3. Find Your Audience: Building Long-Term Engagement with Passionate Viewers

    August 7, 2012

    ITVS's Rebecca Huval discusses research, news, and trends that come out of ITVS’s IndiesLab. Documentary filmmakers have complex motivations for producing films. Unlike the makers of, say, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, most nonfiction directors want their viewers to do more than simply pay for theatre tickets. They’re after long-term

  4. Think Win-Win: Charles Meyer on NCME and Community Cinema

    August 25, 2011

    Executive Director of the National Center for Media Engagement (NCME) Charles Meyer outlines his organization's recently announced partnership with ITVS's Community Cinema.In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephan Covey’s fourth habit encourages, "Think Win-Win." As Covey points out – and as we’ve discovered in our community engagement

  5. If You Facebook in the Forest Does it Make a Sound?

    July 14, 2011

    Managing Editor of Independent Lens Brooke Shelby Biggs offers advice on how to trigger and track engagement on Facebook. A common misconception about Facebook is that however many friends or fans you have, they will all see each of your posts. This is simply not the case. In fact, only about one of every four of your posts will be seen by a given fan. And it