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MacArthur supports the production and distribution of news and documentary programs for television, radio, and the web that help inform the American public about important domestic and international current affairs and policy issues. Read our strategy

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2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund Opens April 1

The 2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund will open April 1. The Fund seeks to support feature documentary films and interactive digital documentaries that combine engaging storytelling with in-depth journalism. Read More

#MacAward recipient @StoryCorps returns to New Orleans in March: http://t.co/FhonnJnAlp via @theadvocateno http://t.co/tvlMJBjGma

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Report Outlines Best Journalism Practices for Documentary Filmmakers

The report finds that cultural divisions keep filmmakers and journalists apart, and filmmakers usually have less of a support system and are unaware of the journalistic resources they can turn to when facing certain risks. Read More
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Washington Post to Feature ITVS Documentary Films

Documentary film nonprofit Independent Television Services is partnering with The Washington Post to form a new collaboration between journalists and independent filmmakers. Read More
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Firelight Media, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Firelight Media is supporting diverse documentary filmmakers to tell untold stories. Watch
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"Sundance Festival Opens Doors For Minority Filmmakers"

National Public Radio
Stanley Nelson , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantees: Firelight Media, Sundance Institute
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Erica Twyman

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer