About the Series

What will our society look like 5, 25, even 50 years from today? For four epic seasons, FUTURESTATES has taken us on a journey to explore possible futures through the prism of today's global realities. Written and directed by veteran and emerging indie filmmakers, and developed and produced by Independent Television Service (ITVS) with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, this groundbreaking series of science fiction shorts invites the public to envision the future. Will you let it happen, or will you make it happen?

Now, FUTURESTATES is transporting us to an unprecedented narrative experience — an immersive and interactive storyworld of interconnected stories by a diverse group of indie filmmakers and interactive digital storytellers.

And it all begins with you.

Someone from the future is trying to contact you. Here on this site. Right now. You may not know who she is, or what she wants, but she's left you some clues. Read these articles, watch these videos, and stay tuned. Because on May 14, 2014, the future is coming to you.

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Series Producer
Karim Ahmad

Series Production Manager
Maria León

Senior Producer, ITVS Interactive
Michael Kinomoto

Marketing Project Associate
Kaleigh Gaynor

Programming Assistant
Karolyn Wong

Interactive Editor
Craig Phillips

Social Media Manager
Elisabeth Copper

Series Editors
Benita Sills
Sarah Detera

Consultant, Content Strategy
Lance Weiler

Logo Design
Tom Sieu

Director, ITVS Interactive
Jen Kaczor

Director Of Marketing & Publicity
Lisa Tawil

Managing Director of Marketing & Communications
Amna Mirza

Managing Director of Distribution & Content Management
Sreedevi Sripathy

Heather Butterfield
Ember Lee

Managing Director of Business Affairs
Isaac Hager

Senior Producer, National Productions
Richard O'Connell

Managing Director of Programming
Erica Deiparine-Sugars

Vice President
Pamm Higgins

Senior Vice President of Content
Jim Sommers

Executive Vice President
Judy Tam

Executive Producer
Sally Jo Fifer

Storyworld Design and Development

Tanuj Chopra
Nisha Ganatra
Tina Mabry
Trevin Matcek
Greg Pak
Alex Rivera
Aldo Velasco

RGBD Toolkit Director of Photography
Alexander Porter