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    How to Craft Competitive Work Samples to Get Your Film Funded

    February 2, 2016

    The deadline for Open Call is quickly approaching!  Before every deadline, we offer a series of webinars geared to help filmmakers become stronger applicants. Last week, we held a webinar on creating competitive work samples.  We were joined by two incredibly skilled editors: Aaron Wickenden and Eileen Meyer.  Aaron has had a prolific career as a

  2. 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

  3. Behind the Scenes with the Makers of the Interactive Documentary After the Storm

    May 6, 2015

    After the Storm, co-created by Andrew Beck Grace and Helios Design Studios, is an immersive personal essay created for online, tablet, and mobile viewing. Recently launched through a partnership with Independent Lens and The Washington Post, it tells the story of what happens after the storm passes, the media leaves town, and the adrenaline

  4. Diversity Development Fund Announces New Projects

    November 21, 2013

    ITVS has announced the eight documentary projects selected as part of the 2013 Diversity Development Fund, a funding initiative that provides research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television.   This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and

  5. A Very Merry DDF Announcement

    December 21, 2012

    ITVS has announced the eleven documentary projects selected as part of the 2012 Diversity Development Fund. This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and struggles of people around the world, from female parliament members in Afghanistan to the bicycle brigade formed by feminist women of color in East Los