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  1. And the Emmy Goes to...

    September 28, 2010

    The English Surgeon! Congratulations to director/producer Geoffrey Smith and co-producer Rachel Wexler on picking up an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. The film aired last year on P.O.V. and received funding from ITVS International. The documentary follows a British neurosurgeon as he confronts the dilemmas of the

  2. ITVS Up for Five News & Documentary Emmys Monday

    September 27, 2010

    Five ITVS programs stand to win an Emmy tonight at the Lincoln Center in New York for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Awards. Among the nominees are three Independent Lens programs — Tulia, Texas; No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo and Vilmos; and Crips and Bloods: Made in America. Two Emmy nominations also went to the ITVS programs The Way We Get By and The

  3. ITVS Programs Nominated for Six Emmy Awards

    July 15, 2010

    The nominees for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today and ITVS programs received an impressive six nominations. Among the nominees are three Independent Lens programs — Tulia, Texas; No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo and Vilmos; and Crips and Bloods: Made in America. Tulia, Texas — by filmmakers Cassandra Herrman and

  4. Ask Not Snags Outstanding Doc at GLAAD Awards

    June 18, 2010

    ITVS-funded Ask Not by Johnny Symons was honored for Outstanding Documentary at the GLAAD Media Awards earlier this month in San Francisco. Ask Not originally aired in June 2009 on Independent Lens. Equally important is the attention such an award will draw to the national debate over Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT.) The film explores the genesis of that

  5. Glee and Independent Lens — Peabodys in a Pod

    May 19, 2010

    Lois Vossen, series producer of Independent Lens and Vice President of ITVS, attended the Peabody Awards ceremony Monday night at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, where the films Between the Folds and The Order of Myths won the prestigious award. She talks about the unprecedented evening:The 69th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony, hosted