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2014-04-10 08:27:15

Knight Foundation invests $250,000 to help filmmakers, journalists and media makers explore fresh digital territory NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Documentary, Inc. (AmDoc) today announced a plan to further expand its nonfiction series, POV, beyond television into the digital space with new innovations in storytelling. With $250,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, POV will increase its digital co-productions, hire a technology fellow and...

2014-04-04 23:02:30

Price reduction on V.I.O.’s POV.HD and POV.HD kits allows consumers access to professional quality POV video technology. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Point-of-view video technology developer V.I.O., known in the pro-production space for its advanced technology and specialized features, announced today new pricing for its rugged, point-of-view HD camera POV.HD and four POV.HD kits – the Dash Kit, Tactical Kit, Angler Kit and Paddle Kit. Long respected by the professional...

2014-03-13 08:26:18

Art and Life Intersect in New Season of POV, Beginning Monday, June 23 on PBS NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marking its 27th season on PBS, the award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) today announced films to be broadcast from June 23 to Aug. 18, 2014. Additional documentaries, which will be featured later in the regular season and as POV specials, will be announced shortly. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130320/DC80188LOGO It's often...

2014-03-07 16:21:30

Powerhouse Documentary Series and the Nation's News Source of Record Kick-Off New Initiative Saturday, March 8, 2014 with the Premiere of "The Men of Atalissa" on the Websites of POV and The New York Times NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBS's award-winning independent documentary series POV (Point of View) and The New York Times today announced a collaboration to present new documentaries on the organizations' websites, www.pbs.org/pov and www.nytimes.com....

2013-12-17 08:25:33

Programs are part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, Which Helps Communities Understand and Address the High School Dropout Crisis NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Documentary | POV has awarded grants totaling $150,000 to 17 PBS stations to support local programming and community activities connected with the award-winning documentaries American Promise and Brooklyn Castle. The films and related community activities are part of American Graduate:...

2013-10-04 08:21:33

Portrait of Five Students Reveals the Personal Struggles and Remarkable Program Behind Championships, Trophies and a School's Special Pride "If you want to see what may well be the most optimistic, inspiring and downright thrilling movie released all year--then absolutely do not miss . . . Brooklyn Castle."--Andrew O'Hehir, Salon NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brooklyn's I.S. 318 junior high school fits one inner-city stereotype--a majority of its students come from...

2013-07-15 08:25:16

Premiere Parties Can Be Small or Large; All You Need Is a TV or Laptop + Friends/Family; Enter for a Chance to Win a POV Party Pack Including POV Season 26 DVDs, Autographed Posters, Popcorn, Chocolate and Coffee. NEW YORK, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attention, documentary fans: POV (Point of View), American television's longest-running independent documentary series, is celebrating its 26th season by bringing back POV Premiere Parties. You don't need a designer...

2013-07-11 16:24:10

'Nostalgia for the Light' Receives 2 Nominations, Including Best Documentary; 'The City Dark,' 'Give Up Tomorrow,' 'Granito,' 'My Reincarnation,' 'StoryCorps Animated Series,' 'Sound of Vision,' POV 25th Anniversary Promotional Reel Nominated Winners to Be Announced on Oct. 1, 2013, in New York NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- POV (Point of View), public television's premier showcase for independent documentaries, has received nine nominations for the 2013 News...

2013-06-13 08:24:41

In partnership with The Futuro Media Group, ImageNation Cinema Foundation, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Maysles Documentary Center, NBPC, WNET and WNYC NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by POV: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130320/DC80188LOGO) What: Harlem premiere of New York filmmaker Christine Turner's debut feature documentary, Homegoings, about renowned Harlem funeral director Isaiah Owens and...

2013-03-20 08:23:28

Filmmakers Commit to Portraying Life's Long Arc, Following Their Subjects for Years to Capture Small Moments that Spark Great Change Across Generations; Special Broadcasts Include Michael Apted's '56 Up' and Sundance Award-winner 'American Promise' Award-winning Documentary Series POV Moves to Monday Nights in 2013 as Part of PBS' Commitment to Independent Film; New Season Premieres June 24 at 10 p.m. NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- POV (Point of View) launches its...