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  1. Oscar Nominee Lucy Walker Chats Live with ITVS

    February 9, 2011

    WASTE LAND DIRECTOR DISCUSSES FILM AND OSCAR NOMINATION Live Chat with Lucy Walker Filmmaker Lucy Walker will be joining us for a live chat on Wednesday, February 9 at 1 PM (Pacific) to talk about her film Waste Land. The documentary, which airs April 19 on Independent Lens has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film follows

  2. A Social Media Recap of ITVS@Sundance

    January 31, 2011

     ITVS staff and films were all over this year’s Sundance Film Festival and we have the tweets to prove it. Our own social media guru Jonathan Archer (@jonarcher) storified a week’s worth of ITVS-related events in Park City including the Sundance Documentary Editing Award for If a Tree Falls. Bring yourself up to speed with the social media story below…

  3. Waste Land Nominated for Academy Award

    January 25, 2011

     The nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Los Angeles. Among the nominees for best documentary feature was Lucy Walker's Waste Land, which premiers this April on Independent Lens.The other films nominated for best documentary feature include: Exit through the Gift Shop,

  4. PUMA.Creative Impact Award, Launched at Sundance

    January 21, 2011

     Today PUMA.Creative and Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced the launch of the PUMA.Creative Impact Award, a major new annual award to honour the documentary film creating the most significant impact in the world. This 50,000 Euro award acknowledges the film's makers and will help the continuation of the film's campaign work.The PUMA.Creative

  5. Half-Dozen ITVS Films Selected by American Library Association

    January 13, 2011

    The American Library Association (ALA) has published its 2011 list of Notable Videos for Adults, a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults. Six ITVS films are among the documentaries selected: • Blacking Up: Hip-Hop’s Remix of Race and Identity • Garbage Dreams • Herb