POV News

Looking for a Few Good Interns

Want to intern for POV this fall and get an inside look at the world of independent documentaries? We’re looking for people with excellent communication and writing skills and who pay keen attention to detail to assist in the areas of production/programming, research and development, community engagement and education, Web, and communications and marketing. Interested

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Human Rights Watch & SILVERDOCS

Two major festivals have been taking place over the past two weeks, making June a time for a real feast for documentary lovers in the New York and Washington, D.C. areas. The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival runs through June 26 at Lincoln Center. The festival showcases films from the U.S. and around the

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WGBH Lab | POV Election 2008 – Winning Short Film Pitches Announced

This spring, WGBH Lab and POV have partnered to fund 10 independent producers, helping each of them realize ideas for a three-minute short documentary about a 2008 election story. We evaluated almost 100 pitches that reflect a wide range of filmmakers’ experiences with the coming election. Everyone at the Lab and POV was impressed with

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Why Vote? 2008: Tell Us What Issues Matter Most to You

Did you know that Earth Day was first officially observed throughout the United States in 1970? Thanks to Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, more than 20 million Americans organized massive rallies and demonstrations for a healthier, sustainable environment, protesting against massive oil spills, industrial pollution, and the loss of wilderness areas in what would become

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For Filmmakers: Call for Entries – 2009 Broadcast Season

Andrew Catauro, production assistant at POV, is the newest addition to our staff. He shares his tips for filmmakers who are considering submitting their work for the Call for Entries for POV’s 2009 broadcast season. Each year, POV holds an open call for submissions, welcoming any filmmakers who are interested to send us their nonfiction

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