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  1. Independent Lens Submission Deadline Extended

    October 18, 2012

    Our first year of accepting online submissions has been a great success! Therefore, we have decided to extend the Independent Lens 2013 - 2014 Season Online Submission deadline through Friday March 1, 2013. Just as a reminder, we are currently seeking submissions of completed or nearly completed programs.  Although we have extended the deadline, we

  2. Want to See Into the Future of Media and Technology? Now, There’s an App for That.

    October 12, 2012

    As a part of the ITVS FUTURESTATES series, today we’re happy to announce the release of The Vision Machine Interactive Digital Comic. This interactive digital comic for iPad 2 and 3 is being unveiled today at New York ComicCon, and is now available for free download in the App Store. The app is based on the popular comic by filmmaker and comic book writer, Greg

  3. Take a Stand With Independents

    October 8, 2012

    Calling all filmmakers and media makers! Show your support for independent film on PBS and join the "Stand With Me" photo campaign.Last year, because of your support, independent filmmakers were returned to a prominent place on the national PBS schedule — Monday night at 10p.  The move to Monday Nights on PBS is a huge win for the entire independent film

  4. The ITVS Indies Roundup

    October 5, 2012

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. Has the line between highbrow and lowbrow vanished? When we have film festivals for cat videos, you have to wonder. A.O. Scott and David Carr chew over this question (literally, as Carr snacks on Cheez-Its and Diet Coke) in a casual video filmed in the New York Times newsroom. Here’s

  5. The Boy Mir - Ten Years in Afghanistan, Sunday on Global Voices

    October 5, 2012

    ITVS’s Annisa Kau caught up with The Boy Mir - Ten Years in Afghanistan director Phil Grabsky to discuss the documentary. The Boy Mir airs as part of the Global Voices series on the World Channel on Sunday, October 7, 2012. Can you tell us about your background, what led you to Afghanistan, and how you met Mir? I have been making documentary films for over 28