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November 20, 2019
When everything dovetails together so nicely for a creative project, any other filmmaking team would love to know just how it happened. Serendipity? Lightning in a bottle? Blood, sweat, and tears?The collaborators behind the ITVS Short-Form Open Call-supported We Gon' Be Alright documentary web series, filmmaker Bao Nguyen and writer/producer Jeff…
August 26, 2019
Documentary filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura opens up about making a film about--and with--his father, longtime documentary maker and teacher Robert Nakamura.
May 8, 2011
Please Vote For Me airs Sunday night on Global Voices on the WORLD Channel. Set in the city of Wuhan in central China, the film follows three 8-year-old elementary school students as they campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. Viewers interested in the film should definitely take a look at this clip from This American Life. Host Ira Glass…
May 6, 2011
Follow the making of a contemporary opera in Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter — airing Sunday, May 8, on PBS. The documentary is based on the best-selling novel by Amy Tan. Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter, a film by Monica Lam, David Petersen, and Fawn Ring, follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The…
March 15, 2011
ITVS will host a live chat with filmmakers from the FUTURESTATES series on Wednesday, March 16 at 11AM PT / 2PM ET. The discussion will be moderated by Michella Rivera-Gravage, Director of Digital & Interactive Media for The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). Panelists will include filmmakers Nisha Ganatra (Beholder), Mia Trachinger…