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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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Independent Lens Announces New Season Lineup

The MacArthur-supported Independent Lens documentary series is launching its 12th season on PBS on September 30th with a lineup of 23 films from new and established filmmakers. Read More

MacArthur Grantees Receive 2011 Emmy Nominations

ProPublica, Independent Lens, ITVS, PBS FRONTLINE, and POV — all MacArthur grantees — received a combined 30 Emmy nominations in 2011. Read More

Half the Sky

ITVS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will fund and produce a television special and multi-platform project based on the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Read More

Street Fight Nominated for Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

Street Fight, a co-production of ITVS and P.O.V., both MacArthur grantees, has recently been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film, by Marshall Curry, is about the turbulent campaign of ... Read More