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  1. Live Chat on DDF Funding

    October 25, 2011

    This year's deadline for the Diversity Development Fund (DDF) falls on November 11. On Tuesday, November 1 at 1pm PT / 4pm ET, ITVS Programming Manager Karim Ahmad will be taking questions from interested applicants in a live chat on BTB.   The DDF provides up to $15,000 in research and development funding to independent producers of color to develop

  2. ITVS Announces Funding for Eight International Productions through The Global Perspectives Project

    October 24, 2011

    ITVS has contracted with eight international documentary projects from its 2011 International Call. The next International Call deadline is December 9, 2011.In the Shadow of the Sun by filmmakers Harry Freeland and Brian Hill are among the eight international projects slated to receive ITVS funding.ITVS announced that it has contracted with eight

  3. Deadline for ITVS International Call on Dec. 9, 2011

    October 17, 2011

    ITVS International Call promotes the exchange of compelling documentary films between the United States and other nations, going beyond stereotypes and headline news. ITVS International enables independent producers from outside the United States to create documentaries for U.S. television. Through International Call, global storytellers

  4. Notes from Orientation 2011: A Filmmaker’s Take

    February 23, 2011

    Doc filmmaker Reuben Atlas reflects on ITVS’ latest producers orientation for Open Call fundingI heard the letters I-T-V-S for the first time about three years ago, sitting in the audience at a panel on documentary financing. One of the panelists, an Oscar winner, had just responded to the question of how he financed his film by holding up his MasterCard.

  5. Hey Filmmakers - The LINCS Deadline is on June 18th

    May 27, 2010

    Hey filmmakers — the LINCS deadline is on June 18, so if you haven't already contacted a potential station partner, now is the time to do so. Do you have questions about LINCS funding and how to successfully partner with a public television station? Recently ITVS Director of Programming Erica Deiparine-Sugars and LINCS Production Manager Robby Fahey