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  1. Wonder Women! Inspires WONDER CITY Game

    April 15, 2013

    By Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Kelcey EdwardsFilmmakers, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines WONDER CITY has been developed as companion game to the PBS documentary feature, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (tonight at 10 pm on Independent Lens). While the film encourages young audiences to explore pop

  2. Public Media Invests in Games for Change

    July 1, 2011

    The ITVS-funded Garbage Dreams Game was recognized at this year's eight annual Games for Change Festival in New York City. Matthew Meschery heads up ITVS' digital initiatives and participated in one of the festival's panel, entitled "Public Media and Games." So, what does public media have to do with games? Well, with the exception of PBS Kids, there are

  3. Revisiting Deep Down in Second Life

    December 23, 2010

    Last month Independent Lens aired Deep Down, a film about the impact of mountaintop removal coal mining on a Kentucky community. As part of the outreach for this film, the filmmakers created a virtual mine in Second Life to personalize the experience for viewers and to maximize the educational reach of the film. Our own Jonathan Archer virtually

  4. Deep Down: I’m A Coal Miner’s Avatar

    November 18, 2010

    Next week on Independent Lens, we’re airing Deep Down, a film about the impact of mountaintop removal coal mining on a Kentucky community. As part of the outreach for this film, the filmmakers created a virtual mine in Second Life to personalize the experience for viewers and to maximize the educational reach of the film. Our own Jonathan Archer virtually