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  1. ITVS in the News

    March 22, 2012

    Coverage of ITVS from The New York Times and PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler. The New York Times: PBS Agrees to Revisit Documentary Schedule Under intense public pressure from independent documentary filmmakers, including a Twitter campaign, PBS on Thursday agreed to find a new home next season for the award-winning film series “Independent Lens” and

  2. ITVS in the News

    March 19, 2012

    Coverage of ITVS and Independent Lens from Monday's edition of The New York Times.The New York Times: PBS Shifts in Time Slots Hurts Series of Films The home page of PBS.org in recent days has highlighted a new feature, the PBS Online Film Festival. But the prime-time schedule for PBS this television season has, in the eyes of some, effectively marginalized

  3. Looking In: An Update from ITVS Production

    March 19, 2012

    An ITVS Production Manager offers insight on rights clearances, which can turn out to be some of the most consistently underestimated items in project budgets. Working with archival material has always been one of the most challenging aspects of planning a documentary project.  Locating the correct third-party material, identifying the appropriate

  4. SCETV to Award Producer Fellowships to Attend INPUT 2012 in Sydney

    March 19, 2012

    A limited number of INPUT 2012 Producer Fellowships will be awarded to U.S. public media producers to attend INPUT in Sydney, Australia on May 7 – 12, 2012. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 2, 2012.For more information about the U.S. INPUT Producer Fellowship application process, visit U.S INPUT managed by SCETV at or contact the U.S.

  5. The Black Power Mixtape Inspires Students in NYC

    March 15, 2012

    The Education Department at the Tibeca Film Institute will screen the documentary before more than 200 high school students at the Tribeca Cinemas on March 21 at 11am ET. This spring, the Education Department at Tribeca Film Institute is rethinking the way they share film with the community. In partnership with ITVS Community Classroom, and in