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In Loving Memory of Patrick BarochMarch 21, 2014
We have lost a beloved colleague and a dear friend. Patrick Baroch, ITVS’s National Engagement Consultant in Seattle, passed away last week in Port Orchard, Washington.
Diversity Development Fund Announces New ProjectsNovember 21, 2013
ITVS has announced the eight documentary projects selected as part of the 2013 Diversity Development Fund, a funding initiative that provides research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television. This year’s selections provide extraordinary access and insight into the daily lives and…
Submit Your Film to Independent Lens!August 8, 2013
Independent Lens is currently seeking submissions of films in advanced rough cut or fine cut stage or completed films to broadcast during the October 2014 - June 2015 season. To learn more about eligibility, what we're looking for, and to complete our online submission form go to www.ilsubmissions.org. Any questions? Feel free to drop a line to…
Independent Lens and ITVS Receive Eight News and Documentary Emmy NominationsJuly 12, 2013
The News and Documentary Emmy nominations are in and several Independent Lens docs and ITVS-funded films have been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Danfung Dennis' Hell and Back Again — which had previously been nominated for an Oscar — was nominated for a Best Documentary Emmy. The film intimately traces a Marine's rough…
Mourning the Loss of Robert WestJune 6, 2013
We deeply regret to announce the death of Robert West, who passed away peacefully in his home Thursday morning.Robert has been part of the ITVS family since the late 1990’s, when he worked as an Outreach Coordinator for the later-branded Community Cinema program. During the years that Robert was a part of the ITVS enterprise, he brought a level of commitment…