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  1. PBS Shines Light on Independents at 2012 Annual Meeting

    May 23, 2012

    Each spring, PBS hosts its Annual Meeting, an opportunity for people from across the public television landscape to come together and see what worked the year before and look ahead to what the coming year holds.  The PBS Annual Meeting is attended by public television station staff including general managers, programmers, outreach and publicity staff,

  2. New Primetime Home for Indie Series Emerges From Independent Strategy Task Force Meetings

    May 9, 2012

    ITVS president and CEO Sally Jo Fifer applauds year-round Monday slot on PBS core schedule to help meet first-order mission of public broadcasting. I’m pleased to report that the Independent Strategy Task Force has emerged from months of conversation to deliver a new 10 p.m. primetime slot on Monday nights for Independent Lens and POV.  This is great news

  3. The ITVS Indies Roundup

    April 20, 2012

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. ‘Tis the season for film festivals: Both the Tribeca Film Festival and the San Francisco International Film Festival kicked off this week. Read an enlightening interview of three Tribeca staffers to get a sense of how they winnowed down their film festival choices. “We don’t

  4. The ITVS Indies Roundup

    April 13, 2012

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. Happy poetry month! Read about the “greatest poetry documentary of all time,” according to the Poetry Foundation: Ron Mann’s 1982 Poetry in Motion. A new interactive documentary called Barcode is a carnival funhouse of films. Thirty filmmakers produced 100 docs about the

  5. The ITVS Indies Roundup

    April 6, 2012

    A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval. Look, up in the sky! Here comes trouble. When a movie character gawks into the ether, you know something bad is on its way. If you want to avoid this cliche, or simply have a Friday laugh, watch this montage from Devour. (via Open Culture) If you’re at a loss of what to watch this weekend,