Filmmakers

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

From our blog

  1. "Free Chol Soo Lee" Filmmakers Share Desire to Tell Complex, Nuanced Stories of Asian Americans

    May 31, 2021

    Julie Ha and Eugene Yi talk about the journey their film "Free Chol Soo Lee" has already made and the road that lies ahead, the importance of this story to Asian American activists, and impart some wisdom to doc makers about the process of applying to and working with ITVS.

  2. Philly D.A. and the Power of the Prosecutor

    May 21, 2021

    A series of engagement events led by Independent Lens and Fair and Just Prosecution for Philly D.A. concluded with a survey around the criminal legal system. Read the results from more than 750 participants.

  3. What Your Peers Want You to Know About Making Docs

    May 13, 2021

    Experienced documentarians offer advice gleaned from their own journeys as filmmakers, from how to stick with it when it all seems so overwhelming, to finding your own support network, to how learning all the technical tricks of the trade will make your project stronger.