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  1. Prepping for the Future with the Vision Machine iPad App

    December 19, 2012

    Originally posted on Truly Free FilmBack in October, ITVS was proud to announce the release of The Vision Machine Interactive Digital Comic. Vision Machine mastermind Greg Pak recently shared his process for developing the project with Hope For Film’s Truly Free Film blog, including the utilization of new creative opportunities, his use of social

  2. ITVS Docs Hold Their Own at the 2012 IDA Awards

    December 10, 2012

    Well, it looks like some holiday cheer came early for two ITVS films! Both The Island President and Bitter Seeds won awards at the 2012 IDA Documentary Awards.The IDA Documentary Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in documentary filmmaking and on Friday night in Los Angeles, two ITVS films received special recognition at the 28th annual IDA

  3. POV Unveils the 25 Greatest Documentaries of All Time

    December 6, 2012

    By Maria Goodavage Managing Editor, ITVSYour votes are in, the ballots have been counted, and the PBS series POV has announced the 25 Greatest Documentaries of All Time. Some may surprise you, others not so much.  The top contender is far from a new film. In fact, it's one of the older documentaries on the list. But despite its gray title, it's a lively,

  4. ITVS Documentaries at IDFA 2012

    November 7, 2012

    A record 17 ITVS documentaries will screen at IDFA 2012 (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), including 8 films from Why Poverty? Check out the IDFA films below and join us in congratulating all the filmmakers! Why Poverty? is a project from ITVS’s Global Perspectives Project in partnership with STEPS International 70 international

  5. The Making of Solar Mamas

    November 2, 2012

    Our team over at Independent Lens sat down with Mette Heide, producer of Solar Mamas, to talk about why she and her filmmaking team chose this story, and what inspired them along the way. The film is part of Why Poverty? and Women and Girls Lead, and premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, November 5 at 10 PM (check local listings).What impact do you hope Solar