An 83 year old first-time spy goes undercover in a retirement home to expose possible elder abuse, uncovering compassion and connection instead.
From acclaimed independent films to groundbreaking interactive stories. See the projects we help drive and create.
We fund untold stories that reach millions of people on public television and beyond. Our award-winning films premiere on Independent Lens, POV, American Masters, and FRONTLINE.
Recent film Projects
A groundbreaking documentary series embedded inside the long shot election and tumultuous first term of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's unapologetic District Attorney, and his experiment to upend the criminal justice system from the inside out.
Cook County, Illinois is trying an alternative approach to cases in which defendants suffer from a mental illness: treatment.
Meet ITVS Filmmakers
Yu Gu is an award-winning filmmaker born in Chongqing, China, and raised in Vancouver, Canada. Yu’s short, personal documentary, A Moth in Spring premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto and traveled to over a dozen international film festivals before being distributed by HBO.
Ursula Liang is a journalist who has told stories in a wide range of media. She has worked for The New York Times Op-Docs, T:The New York Times Style Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, Asia Pacific Forum on WBAI, StirTV, the Jax Show, Hyphen magazine and currently freelances as a film and television producer (“Tough Love” (POV), “Wo Ai Ni Mommy” (POV), “UFC… Show more Countdown,”“UFC Primetime”) and story consultant. The New York Times described her debut feature “9-Man” as “an absorbing documentary.” The film won numerous awards, including the CAAMFest 2015 Grand Jury prize, and aired on public television’s America ReFramed series. Liang also works for the film publicity company, the 2050 Group, is a founding member of the Filipino American Museum, and sits on the advisory board of the Dynasty Project. Show less
Maite Alberdi Soto
Maite Alberdi Soto studied Aesthetics and Cinema in Universidad Católica de Chile. Her directorial work is characterized by characterized by the intimacy with which she portrays her characters. She teaches documentary filmmaking at different universities of Santiago, Chile, and is a co-author of the book Teorías del cine documental chileno 1957-1973.… Show more She has directed Tea Time (“La once”) 2012; The Lifeguard (“El salvavidas”) 2011; The Hair Dressers (“Las peluqueras”) 2007; and The Trapeze Artists 2005. Show less
Digital & Interactive
We’re creating new ways to share stories.
Recent Digital & Interactive Projects
Purveyors of America’s indigenous foods are forging a resurgence of native dishes that satisfy a new generation hungering for insight and culinary delight.
Follow four single, blind millennials hoping to change their relationship status from "looking" to "taken."
Jamaican-American twins explore what it means to live between two cultures — with help from the island nation’s local taxi drivers.