Filmmakers

Meet our filmmakers, the risk-taking artists who bring untold stories to viewers around the world.

From our blog

  1. Courageous Storytelling: Turning the Lens to Disaster Survivors

    October 11, 2017

    Fearless documentary filmmaking is about trust: trust in yourself, your crew, your vision. But trust goes both ways. Unlike narrative filmmaking where contracts might stipulate the ground rules of interacting with your talent, bold storytellers of nonfiction need to go one step further and build trust with their participants. The question becomes:

  2. Bold Storytelling Reigns at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards

    October 9, 2017

    It was an extraordinary evening for bold storytellers on Thursday, October 5th at the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. Five ITVS documentaries, four for Independent Lens and one for POV, received Emmy® Awards. The winning films include: The Armor of Light (Independent Lens) for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary; Thank You for

  3. Television Academy Selects ITVS as Recipient of 2017 Governors Award

    August 9, 2017

    Television Academy Selects ITVS as recipient of 2017 Governors Award