ITVS Open Call Funding Initiative Live Chat

ITVS is now accepting applications for our Open Call funding initiative.

We will be hosting a live chat on Wednesday, January 8 at 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT.  Programming Managers N'Jeri Eaton and Jorge Trelles will be on hand to answer any questions, from treatments to budgets and any questions in between.

To join the discussion, click on the link below.

ITVS Open Call

Since 1991, ITVS has brought independently-produced, high-quality public broadcast and new media programs to local, national and international audiences. The independent producers who create ITVS programs take creative risks, tackle complex issues and express points of view seldom explored in the mass media.

Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only available to independent producers who are citizens or legal residents of the U.S. and its external territories.

Open Call accepts:

· Single programs of standard broadcast length (half-hour or one-hour). In rare cases, when a filmmakerÂ’s skills, subject, and story structure warrant it, ITVS will consider programs at feature lengths.

· Programs that can be completed within one year of contract

The deadline is January 17th, 2014.

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