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  1. Tips & Tools for Open Call Applications

    December 20, 2013

    In response to the growing demand for submission resources, the ITVS Programming Department hosted two informational webinars for filmmakers submitting for Open Call funding. Throughout the year, hopeful applicants have a tendency to bombard the ITVS Programming Department with questions regarding their submissions to various funding

  2. What Makes a Good Work-in-Progress? Part 3: Late Production

    January 7, 2013

    By N'Jeri EatonProgramming Manager, ITVSThe third and final installment of our Open Call “Work-in-Progress” series focuses on the determined filmmaking duo behind Give Up Tomorrow, whose dogged persistence in refining their work-in-progress finally resulted in their film being greenlit. Having successfully submitted to ITVS Open Call, they

  3. What Makes a Good Work-in-Progress? Part 2: The Veteran Filmmaker

    January 6, 2013

    The ITVS Open Call deadline is only five days away, making it the perfect time to read the next installment of our ‘work –in-progress’ series. Submitting an enticing ‘work-in-progress’ can be difficult, even for the veteran filmmaker. Today, we bring you As Goes Janesville’s  Brad Lichtenstein, who despite having vast filmmaking experience, had to

  4. What Makes a Good Work-in-Progress? Part 1: Early Production

    January 4, 2013

    With the ITVS Open Call deadline right around the corner (next week in fact!), BTB brings you the first in a three part series breaking down the elusive ‘work-in-progress’. Here at ITVS, one of the most asked questions is "What Makes a Good Work in Progress?" Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple answer. The answer can vary depending on what material you have,

  5. Open Call Deadline Two Weeks Away!

    July 26, 2010

    Hurry hurry hurry! If you need funding for your film, don't miss the deadline for Open Call funding on Friday, August 6, 2010. 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