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January 6, 2021
Lois Vossen has been the executive producer of Independent Lens since the show's inception as a primetime series on PBS.
January 24, 2013
Another Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour has come and gone, with ITVS programs taking up a significant portion of the PBS lineup! With panels for Independent Lens (featuring The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights and The House I Live In), Kind Hearted Woman (a FRONTLINE and Independent Lens co-presentation), and…
January 22, 2013
Independent Lens' founding series producer, Lois Vossen, offers her advice on how to survive the landmark festival in Park City, and talks about some of the recent PBS hits that got their start at Sundance. A longtime Sundance Veteran, Vossen winds up seeing up to five films a day as she scours the town for new talent in documentary film.Click here to see more…
October 18, 2012
ITVS teams adapt and work together to better serve producers in a dynamic, chaotic media environment.Five years ago, as the opportunities for creating and distributing content in a multi-platform, cross-media environment were compounding, the funding and rights management environment intensifying, we strategized internally on how to best support…
September 17, 2012
Following this morning’s announcement that the 11th season of Independent Lens will be hosted by acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci, senior series producer Lois Vossen offers audiences a sneak peak into the upcoming season. The 11th season of Independent Lens comprises 22 extraordinary documentaries—including new work by Academy and Emmy…