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  1. Two Independent Lens Programs Win Peabody Awards

    March 31, 2010

    The George Foster Peabody Awards, administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the oldest, and one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. Among this year’s winners are two Independent Lens programs: Between the Folds, by Vanessa Gould, chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and

  2. ITVS Film Vies for 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary

    March 5, 2010

    The Oscar buzz is in the air! This Sunday, March 7, Hollywood takes center stage for one of its biggest nights of the year with the 2010 Academy Awards. Competing for Best Documentary Feature is the ITVS film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. Also, Independent Lens host Maggie Gyllenhaal received a nomination for

  3. ITVS Funded Filmmakers Oscar Nominations for Short Documentary

    February 3, 2010

    The Oscar buzz is in the air! Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their 2010 nominees, which included the ITVS film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers for Best Documentary Feature. Also, Independent Lens host Maggie Gyllenhaal received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for

  4. Oscar Noms for The Most Dangerous Man in America; Indie Lens Host Maggie Gyllenhaal

    February 2, 2010

    This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially announced that The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. This marks the 11th Academy Award nomination for ITVS. In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a leading Vietnam War strategist, concludes

  5. The Oath Honored at the Sundance Film Festival

    February 1, 2010

    The Sundance Film Festival, held annually in Park City, Utah, is one of the largest and most prominent festivals for independent filmmakers. Thirty-four films were awarded prizes in 29 categories, honoring both veteran and first-time filmmakers from around the world. Taking home the Excellence in Cinematography Award for U.S. Documentary was The