- Doc Memo: FRONTLINE doc on NRA, Secrets to Successful Doc Pitching
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
- More Docs to Watch! Here's What's Streaming This October on POV
A look at the feature length and short documentary films available to watch for free this October on POV!
- POV Nominated for 13 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
'After Tiller', 'American Promise,' 'Big Men' Receive Multiple Nominations, Including Best Documentary; POV Digital Receives First Nomination for an Interactive Documentary
- Emmy 2012: Watch the Award-Winning POV Films – Free!
Looking to watch some of the best documentaries from the past year? For a limited time, we're streaming the four documentaries that won 2012 Emmy Awards, including Best Documentary Last Train Home.
- POV Films Garner A Record 16 Emmy Nominations!
We are humbled this morning to have received a record 16 nominations in the 33rd News and Documentary Emmy Awards, including four nominations for Best Documentary.
- Congratulations to 'The Most Dangerous Man in America' – Nominated for a 2011 Primetime Emmy Award
POV's The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, directed and produced by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
- An Emmy for POV!
Congratulations to Geoffrey Smith and co-producer Rachel Wexler, who won an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming at the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards last night for The English Surgeon. The English Surgeon was broadcast on POV in 2009. See the film’s trailer here: Geoffrey was in New York to receive the […]
- POV at the News and Documentary Emmys Tonight
We’re excited for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards at Lincoln Center tonight. Three POV films have received four nominations, and POV alum Frederick Wiseman (High School, POV 2001) will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The nominated POV films are: The English Surgeon, The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court (two […]
- POV Wins an Emmy!
Congratulations to the filmmakers of The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) for winning the 2010 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking! Filmmakers Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath along with producer Flora Fernandez-Marengo, co-producer Chiemi Karasawa and POV’s Executive Producer Simon Kilmurry were in Los Angeles this past Saturday night to accept the award […]
- Emmy Nominations for 'Patti Smith' and 'The Betrayal'!
It was announced this morning that two POV films have received nominations for a primetime Emmy award in the Exceptional Merit In Nonfiction Filmmaking category. Congratulations to POV filmmakers Steven Sebring, Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath! Patti Smith: Dream of Life aired on POV on December 30, 2009. Shot over 11 years by renowned fashion […]
- Video: “Inheritance” Wins Emmy for Outstanding Interview
We caught up with Emmy Award winner James Moll before, during and after the Emmy ceremony last night. James’s film Inheritance won the Emmy for Outstanding Interview, and you can watch an excerpt from the film online until October 30, 2009. Footage by David Nanasi. Edited by Caitlin Shamberg.
- And the Emmy Goes to… “Inheritance”!
“Well, we didn’t sweep.” That’s what the always good-natured Gary Weimberg from Soldiers of Conscience said to me as the 30th Annual News and Doc Emmys ended last night. From our 10 nominations, James Moll was the only one to go home with an Emmy last night — he was honored in the Outstanding Interview […]
- Michael Moore Says “Good Luck” to POV's Emmy-Nominated Filmmakers!
We heard POV alum Michael Moore (both Roger & Me and Pets or Meat aired on POV in 1992) was in our neighborhood doing some publicity for his new film Capitalism: A Love Story. So we hit the sidewalk, in true Michael Moore-style, to see if he’d speak to us on camera. Lo and behold, […]
- Interview with 'Ars Magna' Director Cory Kelley
POV’s 2008 lineup received a record 10 Emmy nominations, including one for a short film entitled Ars Magna in the New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture category. The amazing thing about Ars Magna is that it was produced in five days as part of the International Documentary Challenge (IDC), an […]
- POV Catches Up with “Made in L.A.” Filmmakers and Film Subjects
Select PBS stations are re-airing POV’s 2007 Emmy-winning film, Made in L.A., this week. (Check your local listings for day and time.) Since it’s been over two years since we’ve heard about the film’s subjects Lupe, Maura and Maria we asked filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar to send us news about the […]
- POV Receives 10 Emmy Nominations!
We were thrilled to wake up to the news that POV has received a record 10 nominations for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards! We’re also excited to hear that PBS received 41 nominations, more than any other network. Congratulations to all our filmmakers and all the nominated programs! The nominated films from […]
- POV's 'Made in L.A.' Wins News and Documentary Emmy Award
Congratulations to the filmmakers of Made in L.A., who won an Emmy Award at the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards Monday night! Made in L.A. had its national broadcast premiere during POV’s 20th anniversary season in 2007. Director/producer Almudena Carracedo and producer Robert Bahar accepted the award (in the category of Outstanding Continuing […]
- Six POV Films Nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards
Last week, POV received six nominations in the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards. The nominees were announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Michael Apted’s 49 Up was nominated for Outstanding Interview; Ralph Arlyck’s Following Sean received two nominations, for Best Documentary and for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a […]