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    ITVS Heads to Park City for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

    January 18, 2017

    ITVS is back at the world famous Sundance Film Festival in 2017 to proudly support four of our funded films: QUEST, The Force, Motherland, and Tell Them We Are Rising.

  2. ITVS Funds Diverse Filmmakers Through Open Call

    February 26, 2016

    In its 25th year, ITVS is committed to open access, transparency, and diversity. In that spirit, ITVS is proud to release filmmaker statistics from our first round of Open Call funding in 2016. Over 300 filmmakers applied for ITVS’ Open Call; 48 percent were women and 40 percent were filmmakers of color. First-time applicants made up 42 percent of funded

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    Big Night for ITVS and its Films at International Documentary Association Awards

    December 7, 2015

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced the winners of the 31st IDAs this weekend with ITVS receiving four IDA awards. This weekend's honors brings the total number of IDA honors for ITVS to 21, including a third consecutive win for its acclaimed weekly series Independent Lens. ITVS’ Independent Lens established a bona fide winning

  4. PBS Arts Festival Begins with Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

    November 8, 2011

    The ITVS-funded documentary follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones as he and his company create their most ambitious work, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial. The film premieres on Friday, November 11 on American Masters as part of the first installment in the PBS Arts Fall Festival.  Watch a

  5. Independent Lens and ITVS Receive Nine Emmy Nominations

    July 18, 2011

    The Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized. You can find a complete list of all the nominated films after the jump. Congratulations to the filmmakers! Independent Lens Art & Copy by filmmaker Doug Pray • Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming             A Village Called