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Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, 10/25 Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, 10/25
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2016

The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, AMERICAN MASTERS --NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU, premieres nationwide Tuesday, October 25... (more...)
PBS Debuts GOLD STAR Video for PBS Online Film Festival PBS Debuts GOLD STAR Video for PBS Online Film Festival
by TV News Desk - July 11, 2016

The PBS Online Film Festival showcases powerful and engaging stories from filmmakers across the country. The festival has become a popular annual online event, attracting more than 1.5 million video streams over the first four years, as well as nominations in the Webby Awards.... (more...)
Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films
by TV News Desk - July 01, 2016

PBS announced that the PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fifth year on July 11-29, 2016, and will feature 25 short-form independent films from a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.... (more...)
Acclaimed Boxing Documentary T-REX to Premiere on PBS This August Acclaimed Boxing Documentary T-REX to Premiere on PBS This August
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2016

ZCDC and The Film Collaborative are honored to announce the VOD release of the acclaimed boxing documentary T-REX.... (more...)
Sundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers Residency Sundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers Residency
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

Sundance Institute has selected 25 projects to participate in its Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs and new Theatre-Makers Residency, which will take place concurrently this summer in the mountains of the Sundance Resort in Utah. The confluence of these three artist development prog... (more...)
Award-Winning Documentary T-REX  Available Now on Vimeo on Demand Award-Winning Documentary T-REX Available Now on Vimeo on Demand
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2016

ZCDC and The Film Collaborative are honored to announce the long-awaited theatrical release of the award-winning documentary T-REX.... (more...)
Sundance Institute Names First-Time Filmmakers for Directors Lab Sundance Institute Names First-Time Filmmakers for Directors Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

Sundance Institute has selected eight first-time filmmakers for its signature Directors Lab, which helped launch the careers of award-winning filmmakers Cary Fukunaga, Dee Rees, Marielle Heller, Benh Zeitlin and Quentin Tarantino. Taking place May 30-June 23 in the mountains of Sundance Resort in Ut... (more...)
Election Coverage, New & Returning Drama Series & Olympic-Themed Specials Set for PBS Summer Programming Election Coverage, New & Returning Drama Series & Olympic-Themed Specials Set for PBS Summer Programming
by TV News Desk - April 28, 2016

The PBS summer schedule offers comprehensive election coverage, as well as specially themed programs around the 31st Olympiad in August 2016.... (more...)
PBS to Present 2-Night TV Special Event ARMED IN AMERICA This May PBS to Present 2-Night TV Special Event ARMED IN AMERICA This May
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

PBS announced today that ARMED IN AMERICA, a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, 2016.... (more...)
PBS to Premiere New Documentary DEMOCRATS, 4/18 PBS to Premiere New Documentary DEMOCRATS, 4/18
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

Directed by Camilla Nielsson and winner of the Best Documentary Feature Award at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, Democrats premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, April 18, 2016, 10:00-12:00 PM ET (check local listings) on PBS.... (more...)
FilmRise Acquires Sundance Documentary THE BAD KIDS FilmRise Acquires Sundance Documentary THE BAD KIDS
by Movies News Desk - March 23, 2016

Film and television distributor FilmRise today announced that it has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for the Sundance Film Festival documentary, THE BAD KDIS.... (more...)
PBS Announces News, Documentary and Digital Programming for ELECTION 2016 PBS Announces News, Documentary and Digital Programming for ELECTION 2016
by TV News Desk - January 18, 2016

PBS announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour today its plans for PBS Election 2016, a comprehensive schedule of news, public affairs, documentary and corresponding digital programming.... (more...)