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  1. Deadline News Indies Can Use

    May 6, 2011

    One of BTB’s chief responsibilities is to keep an eye out for news the independent producer can use. With that in mind, we asked our Programming Department to highlight upcoming deadlines for us — featuring funding opportunities, festival deadlines, and other things you may find helpful. These will be for both U.S. and international producers … Enjoy and

  2. The San Francisco International Film Festival Begins

    April 21, 2011

    The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival runs April 21 through May 5. ITVS’ Better this World is among the competition for Best Documentary Feature. America’s longest-running film festival gets underway Thursday in San Francisco. Bay Area residents interested in navigating through the 188 films from 48 countries on display — should visit

  3. Tribeca Film Festival Underway in NYC

    April 20, 2011

    The Tribeca Film Festival gets started today in New York and runs until May 1. The festival was founded in 2002 as a response to the events of 9/11, to help Lower Manhattan recover after the tragedy, and to celebrate the vitality and diversity of New York City through filmmaking. Each year ITVS participates in the festival by meeting with filmmakers involved

  4. Eight ITVS Films on the Upcoming Season of P.O.V.

    March 28, 2011

    The PBS documentary series premieres its 24th season on June 21  The award-winning PBS documentary series P.O.V. just announced its 24th season with a terrific slate of documentaries for the summer. The season kicks off on June 21 and will feature eight documentaries from ITVS including: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the

  5. ITVS in the News

    February 25, 2011

    A sampling of coverage from The New York Times, NPR and moreNew York Times: With a Voice and a Spirit, Triumphing Over Racism Barbara Smith Conrad, a black child of the segregated South, did not seek to vote or to ride in the front of the bus. She just wanted to sing. NPR’s The Story: When I Rise Tonight, PBS is broadcasting a documentary film, When I Rise, about