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  1. Sundance from Home: Finding New Ways to Network and Connect

    March 2, 2021

    Try Harder! and Ailey directors Debbie Lum and Jamila Wignot report back about the challenges and rewards of premiering virtually.

  2. Three Quick Questions with 2021 Sundance Filmmakers

    February 5, 2021

    We asked ITVS-supported Sundance filmmakers—Debbie Lum, director of Try Harder!, and Ailey director Jamila Wignot and producer Lauren DeFilippo—3 quick and light questions about how they're doing while they ramped up to premiere their films.

  3. "Art Has to Capture the Struggle of Our People": Lorena Manriquez and Siqueiros

    September 4, 2020

    Director Lorena Manríquez spoke with me about the filmmaking process behind her film about Mexican muralist David Siqueiros, as well as the persistence required, and working during COVID quarantine.

  4. "You Can’t Hurry the Process of Gaining Trust": Patty Zagarella's Blind Love

    July 16, 2020

    Australian filmmaker Patty Zagarella talks to ITVS about her experience producing the "Blind Love" series (including the annoyance of having a very similarly titled but very different Netflix series pop up at the same time) and about the process of applying for Short-Form Open Call.

  5. Filmmakers Coping During COVID

    June 30, 2020

    5 Documentary teams are sharing their experience as a filmmaker during COVID and how they are coping with social distancing.