Filmmakers

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

From our blog

  1. "Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and Siqueiros

    September 4, 2020

    Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.

  2. Reflecting on the First-Ever All-Virtual ITVS Independents Summit

    August 27, 2020

    Over the last month, we came together—virtually—with filmmakers and thought leaders for the ITVS Independents Summit. From virtual panels, check-ins, and happy hours, find out what we learned in our recap.

  3. "Filmmaking Is Not a Career, It’s a Calling"

    August 12, 2020

    Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña talks about the PBS series she produced, "Asian Americans," as well as her extensive career, her association with ITVS, and racism during the time of COVID.