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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The ITVS Indie Roundup

    March 29, 2013

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. It’s #FollowFriday! Here are the TV and film aficionados who made Time magazine’s 140 Twitter feeds to follow of 2013. Filmmakers of all stripes are encouraged to apply to San Francisco Film Society’s six-month and year-long FilmHouse residencies. Though Bay Area dwellers are

  4. Take a Stand With Independents

    October 8, 2012

    Calling all filmmakers and media makers! Show your support for independent film on PBS and join the "Stand With Me" photo campaign.Last year, because of your support, independent filmmakers were returned to a prominent place on the national PBS schedule — Monday night at 10p.  The move to Monday Nights on PBS is a huge win for the entire independent film

  5. Let’s Get Monday Night Audiences for Indies: See Viral Plan Below!

    October 5, 2012

    A message from ITVS President & CEO Sally Jo Fifer  Each year, as ITVS embarks on a new season of Independent Lens—the single largest series for independent voices on public or commercial television—we find ourselves along with public television audiences marveling at the powerful storytelling of independent producers. Independent producers