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  1. Funding Deadline: Open Call Applications Due July 29

    July 15, 2011

    The deadline for ITVS's biggest funding opportunity, Open Call, is in two weeks on Friday, July 29. Last month, we announced our new digital application process, but it's worth reiterating some main points to help you on your way. Read on... 1. Read the How To Apply page. Some requirements have changed, particularly regarding previous work samples and the

  2. Where were you on Monday, May 9?

    July 4, 2011

    Women and Girls Lead was among the many public media items discussed at this year’s INPUT conference in Seoul, Korea. A big chunk of the public broadcasting world was in Seoul, Korea, attending INPUT, an annual conference where filmmakers, broadcasters, and distributors gather to watch and discuss the best public media programs of the year. But another

  3. AIR/ITVS Survey of Public Media’s Independent Journalists Now Available

    June 27, 2011

    This benchmark analysis, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and conducted by Market Trends Research, provides new insight into how independent radio, television, and online producers intersect relative to the rapidly evolving landscape of public media in the last three years. The report was commissioned by ITVS along with the

  4. Filmmaker Adrian Maben on Comrade Duch

    June 24, 2011

    The documentary Comrade Duch: The Bookkeeper of Death examines the life of a gifted Cambodian mathematics teacher turned mass killer ­­­— responsible for the torture and murder of 14,000 people — and how he was brought to justice. Filmmaker Adrian Maben offered ITVS some background on the project, which was funded through ITVS International. How did you

  5. How to Raise a Feminist Baby Boy

    June 23, 2011

    ITVS Education Manager Annelise Wunderlich decides she's not afraid of teaching her son the F-word.When I told my husband about the title of this post, he raised a skeptical eyebrow. Really? Feminist? What did I mean by that, exactly? I think he envisioned me forcing our eight-month old son, Tiago, to wear pink leggings, read Betty Friedan before bed, and