ITVS seeks series on AIDS

The Minnesota-based Independent Television Service is seeking proposals from independent filmmakers on a nine-part PBS magazine series dealing with HIV and AIDS, with a $ 1.4 million grant earmarked for the project.

Janet Cole, coordinating producer on PBS’ “Absolutely Positive,” will serve as coordinating producer of the series, which wants to take a magazine approach in contrast to the news and public affairs programming that’s traditionally dealt with AIDS-related issues. Proposals must be submitted to the ITVS in St. Paul by Jan. 15.

ITVS was created by Congress to generate public TV programs serving under represented audiences.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading