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  1. Reflecting on the First-Ever All-Virtual ITVS Independents Summit

    August 27, 2020

    Over the last month, we came together—virtually—with filmmakers and thought leaders for the ITVS Independents Summit. From virtual panels, check-ins, and happy hours, find out what we learned in our recap.

  2. "Filmmaking Is Not a Career, It’s a Calling"

    August 12, 2020

    Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña talks about the PBS series she produced, "Asian Americans," as well as her extensive career, her association with ITVS, and racism during the time of COVID.

  3. Eunice Lau Accepts the Call to Tell Powerful Stories

    August 6, 2020

    Filmmaker Eunice Lau talks about how to draw an audience in using different cinematic techniques, applying for ITVS's Diversity Development Fund, and the risks involved when tackling the subject of terrorism for her film "Accept the Call."

  4. ITVS Summer Summit: Bringing Our Community Forward

    July 22, 2020

    ITVS Independents Summit will commence on July 28th and, in keeping with the unusual and ever-changing nature of things, be spread out virtually over the course of several weeks, through the end of August. The theme of this convening is Our Community Forward, coming at a time when everyone feels incredibly isolated. ITVS wants to support our gifted

  5. "You Can’t Hurry the Process of Gaining Trust": Patty Zagarella's Blind Love

    July 16, 2020

    Australian filmmaker Patty Zagarella talks to ITVS about her experience producing the "Blind Love" series (including the annoyance of having a very similarly titled but very different Netflix series pop up at the same time) and about the process of applying for Short-Form Open Call.