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  1. 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

  2. And the FUTURESTATES Audience Award Goes to…..

    June 3, 2011

    In May, ITVS launched the first ever FUTURESTATES Audience Award. Voting has now closed. Thousands of you watched; hundreds of you voted. And now we have a winner.   But first: we're very happy to announce that ITVS has partnered with Telegraph 21 and The Big Screen Project to provide a very special Grand Prize to the winner. In August, the winning film will be

  3. Lessons from the Lab: Driving The Parking Lot Movie

    January 6, 2011

    IndiesLab Director Davin Hutchins runs through the digital successes achieved by the Independent Lens film, The Parking Lot Movie. For those of you who aren’t aware of the mission of IndiesLab, it is a joint initiative of ITVS and PBS and our goal is to test and devise strategies for filmmaker success on emerging online distribution platforms. Our

  4. Lessons From The Lab: Art & Copy in Review

    October 27, 2010

    As more and more Independent Lens films become available on iTunes we wanted to share with viewers how those projects are performing online. Indies Lab Director Davin Hutchins, pulls back the curtain on the successes behind the documentary Art & Copy. One of the more notable documentaries in our stable of IndiesLab films is Art & Copy, which

  5. FUTURESTATES Shines at Bioneers Conference

    October 14, 2010

    The Bioneers Conference — held this month in San Rafael, CA — is a leading-edge forum that presents breakthrough solutions for people and planet. This year, ITVS’s FUTURESTATES series screened at the event as part of their Moving Image Festival. Media Project Manager Aaron Leventman headed up those efforts and filed this report for BTB. On October 9 at