The Independent Television Service (ITVS) seeks applications to this year's Diversity Development Fund(DDF)! Please note that this year, the DDF deadline has changed - the new deadline is Friday, November 11, 2011.
The DDF provides up to $15,000 in research and development funding to independent producers…
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Application Deadline - All application materials, including work samples, must be received by 5:00 PM PST on Monday, April 25, 2011.
Mission and Objective - The 2011 Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund will provide production grants totaling $75,000 to be used in the creation of original, independent documentary films that illuminate pressing issues in the United States. Grants will be made to up to 5 projects that tell a compelling…
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POV - DIVERSE VOICES PROJECT – Extended Deadline: February 18, 2011
Diverse Voices Project is supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private non-profit corporation funded by the American People. POV's Diverse Voices Project will provide co-production funding, mentorship, and a national broadcast on POV to documentary directors and producers from communities typically underrepresented in the mainstream broadcast…
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The Tribeca Film Institute is currently welcoming feedback and open collaboration on their submission guidelines for their New Media funding initiative. The submissions will open on April 2, 2011.
About TFI New Media Fund - The TFI New Media Fund provides funding and support to non-fiction, social issue film projects which go beyond traditional screens – integrating film with content across media platforms, from video games and mobile apps to…
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THE ECONOMIST FILM PROJECT – Rolling Deadline from January 10, 2011 to January 2012
The Economist Film Project is an initiative by The Economist, in partnership with PBS NewsHour, to showcase the work of independent documentary filmmakers from around the world. Selected films and the topics they explore will be the…
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The goal of this new initiative is to advance social justice worldwide through the talent of emerging and established filmmakers.
With the explosion of digital media production over the past decade, there is far more film and video content available from which audiences can choose. But it remains a challenge for most documentary filmmakers to find support—and audiences—for works that address social issues in meaningful and compelling ways. JustFilms seeks to support…
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Producer Ray Santisteban was selected to participate in USA Projects created by United States Artists to expand its mission of investing in America's finest artists. His goal is to raise a minimum of $3,500 through USA Projects to go towards production of RAINBOW…Continue
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KOCE-TV TO BECOME PBS SOCAL IN 2011
New Website to Aid Viewers in Finding Favorite PBS Shows
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (December 16, 2010) – In preparation for the New Year, KOCE-TV is launching a series of new initiatives to help Southern California public television viewers make a smooth transition to the new home of PBS throughout the Southland.
Beginning January 2011, KOCE-TV will become PBS SoCal, serving the residents of Los Angeles,…
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