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  1. New Multi-Platform Strategy to Showcase Independent Lens on PBS

    April 23, 2015

     In collaboration with PBS, Independent Television Service (ITVS) is proud to announce a new strategy to increase the reach and visibility of Independent Lens on PBS member stations. The strategy will draw on strategic scheduling, digital content and distribution, social media and marketing to shine an even brighter spotlight on this important

  2. Diversity Development Fund Announces New Projects

    November 21, 2013

    ITVS has announced the eight documentary projects selected as part of the 2013 Diversity Development Fund, a funding initiative that provides research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television.   This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and

  3. Don't Miss the ITVS Open Call Deadline

    June 20, 2013

    The Independent Television Service (ITVS) seeks applications for the Open Call funding initiative. Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only available to

  4. ITVS Responds to The New Yorker article on Park Avenue and Citizen Koch

    May 28, 2013

     In the past week, The New Yorker published an article drawing a connection between corporate influence and freedom of expression that has generated a flurry of press coverage. ITVS appreciates the scrutiny of the important issue of corporate influence on public broadcasting, and indeed on media in general. As a majority-publicly-funded institution,

  5. A Very Merry DDF Announcement

    December 21, 2012

    ITVS has announced the eleven documentary projects selected as part of the 2012 Diversity Development Fund. This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and struggles of people around the world, from female parliament members in Afghanistan to the bicycle brigade formed by feminist women of color in East Los