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  1. Hacking Story at ITVS

    April 16, 2014

    ITVS recently hosted four producer teams who were greenlit by the organization’s newly developed ITVS Storylab initiative. These producer teams met with ITVS staff and external mentors to gain intensive consultation in the areas of story development, user experience mechanics, and producing multi-platform content.

  2. Hollow Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 29, 2013

    Filmmaker Lisa Robinson gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week’s FUTURESTATES short, Hollow, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org.Watch Hollow | Premiering May 29 | FUTURESTATES on PBS. See more from FutureStates.Hollow came out of thoughts I had about my everyday internet experience, in which

  3. The Living Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 22, 2013

    Filmmaker Julian Breece gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week’s FUTURESTATES short, The Living, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org.The Living is a film about human isolation and, specifically, how shifts in the frequency and quality of human interaction might shape the American future. For

  4. Return to Elektra Springs Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 17, 2013

    Writer and director Christopher Munch gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week’s FUTURESTATES short, Return to Elektra Springs, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org. My interest in the subject of new energy – advanced energy technologies that have historically had a hard time gaining traction

  5. Promised Land Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 8, 2013

    Director Joe Turner Lin gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week's FUTURESTATES short, Promised Land, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org. My parents emigrated from Taiwan in the 1960s and I was raised with the narrative – some might say “mythology” – that America truly was a Land of Opportunity: a