- How To Survive As An Assistant Editor
"Staying organized as an assistant editor is probably more like keeping a clean and organized room, apartment or house than anyone realizes." Editor Colin Nusbaum shares everything you need to know to get started as a film editor.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
Get ready to bring in March with POV films and check out these community screenings happening near you. Visit our local events calendar for a full listing and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own!
- POV + Public Libraries: Partnering to Enhance Civic Engagement
In 2013, POV took part in a study exploring the impact of community screenings of documentaries in public libraries on civic engagement. Explore the findings.
- Enter for a Chance to Win POV's Entire Season 26 DVD Collection
Watch Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special on your TV, computer or mobile device and enter to win POV's 2013 Premiere Party Grand Prize.
- Enter to Win POV Season 26 DVDs
POV's 26th season wrapped up this week, but your chance to add incredible documentaries to your DVD collection continues!
- Upcoming POV Screenings
South Dakota, Ohio, Albama, Chicago and Vermont -- Check out free screenings and sneak previews of POV films coming to a community near you this week.
- Brooklyn Raised: Rooftop Films & the Spirit of Brooklyn Summer
Brooklyn-raised POV Eastman Fellow Kendra Williams reflects on her Rooftop Films experience and talks with program director Dan Nuxoll about another season of showing films in high places.
- My Five Favorite Sports Documentaries
In honor of the 2012 Olympic games, Tom Roston gives us his top five favorite sports documentaries. Did yours make the cut?
- Four More Reasons Why Critics Favor Docs
In response to Indiewire's claim that critics favor documentaries, Heather McIntosh offers four more reasons why docs have cachet.
- Watch This Look Back at 25 Years of Independent Film on POV
Watch a reel celebrating POV's 25 years of broadcasting on PBS!
- Game On: Zach Wise on How Video Games Are Influencing Documentaries
Documentarians are taking cues from video games to expand their audience and tell new kinds of stories. Multimedia producer Zach Wise offers thoughts on "gamification" for independent filmmakers.
- Critical Acclaim for 'Enemies of the People': Watch it Tonight
Critics have been singing the praises of Enemies of the People
, an enthralling new documentary that provides an unprecedented and unflinching account of Cambodia's genocide under the Khmer Rouge.
- POV Announces 24th Season on Public Television
Over many months the POV team has watched more than 1,000 finished films and works-in-progress. We’ve had wonderful recommendations from friends and colleagues and we’ve been immersed in countless fascinating stories from the U.S. and the world. We’ve had to make many difficult decisions. But finally, we get to announce POV’s 24th season, and we […]