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  1. Newly Funded: ITVS is Pleased to Announce Funding for Roger Ross Williams's God Loves Uganda

    June 19, 2012

    ITVS recently approved funding for the documentary God Loves Uganda  by filmmakers Roger Ross Williams (Director/Producer) and Julie Goldman (Producer). God Loves Uganda is a journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their American counterparts spread God’s word and evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life.

  2. Crowdfunding: What to Keep in Mind When Considering Broadcast on Public Television

    June 14, 2012

    An ITVS Production Manager offers insight on crowdfunding for potential public television broadcasts."I worried about asking friends and family for donations," says Alicia Dwyer, director of the ITVS-funded documentary Xmas Without China. "But I came to feel most excited about our crowdfunding as I realized that we do have a base of supporters who want

  3. Live Chat with Geena Davis on Women and Girls Lead

    May 22, 2012

    On Wednesday, May 23 at 3pm CT / 4pm ET — Women and Girls Lead advocate and Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis will participate in a live social screening and chat about women’s empowerment. Nashville Public Television will produce the event, which will stream the War Redefined (narrated by Davis), as episode from the acclaimed series Women War and

  4. Half the Sky Wins New Fans at PBS Annual Meeting

    May 21, 2012

    Based on the bestselling book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky will premiere as a special presentation on Independent Lens in October 2012. The project is a cornerstone of the Women and Girls Lead campaign and was on display at last week's PBS Annual Meeting in Denver.   Just back from the PBS annual meeting in Denver and was absolutely

  5. 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