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  1. The ITVS Indie Roundup

    February 22, 2013

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. The real reason we watch the Oscars: the surprising gaffes. Here are the best and worst moments of the Academy Awards ceremonies since 2008. First-time documentary filmmakers, apply by March 8! You can get mentorship when you sorely need it through IFP’s Independent Filmmaker

  2. What Makes a Good Work-in-Progress? Part 1: Early Production

    January 4, 2013

    With the ITVS Open Call deadline right around the corner (next week in fact!), BTB brings you the first in a three part series breaking down the elusive ‘work-in-progress’. Here at ITVS, one of the most asked questions is "What Makes a Good Work in Progress?" Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple answer. The answer can vary depending on what material you have,

  3. Independent Lens Submission Deadline

    October 10, 2012

    Independent Lens is currently seeking submissions of completed or near completed programs for broadcast during the October 2013 - June 2014 season.Independent Lens is a film festival in your living room. Since 2003, Independent Lens has presented more than 300 films to public television audiences. The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series is

  4. Diversity Development Fund Live Chat

    August 22, 2012

    On Thursday, August 23 at 1PM PT / 4PM ET, ITVS Programming Coordinator N’Jeri Eaton will be taking questions from interested Diversity Development Fund applicants in a live chat right here on Beyond the Box.

  5. MacArthur Foundation Open Call for Documentary Film Proposals

    August 16, 2012

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is accepting proposals for documentary film and transmedia projects between Monday, August 6, 2012 and Friday, September 7, 2012. The program seeks to fund documentary projects that address the significant social challenges of our time or explore important but under-reported topics. Domestic and