Month: October 2014

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP’s Second Demo Day!

A flagship program of the Media Center’s Incubator residency, this event provides a spotlight on our incubating companies working at the intersection of storytelling and technology.

In celebration of our 1st Anniversary, we hosted a successful Demo Day celebrating the innovative companies working in our incubator program. This was a fruitful experience for all and introduced some exciting new entrepreneurs working in Brooklyn. Erin Griffith, senior writer, at Fortune moderated the event with a panel consisting of Tom Constabile, Associate Director,…

PLAYMATICS TAKES AUDIENCE AWARD AT DEMO DAY

Playmatics, a gaming and digital media start-up took home the Audience Choice Award at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP Demo Day.

Playmatics was one of five companies presenting their work in the Media Center’s theater to a standing room only crowd of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, brand agencies and invited guests. The win was followed by the Media Center’s Marketplace where Demo Day participants from Snakt, Cannabis Wire, Hack it Back, and Glossy.io joined 30 additional members…

MADE IN NY MEDIA CENTER BY IFP ANNOUNCES “DEMO DAY” LINKING INNOVATIVE STORY AND TECH START UPS TO VENTURE CAPITALISTS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Five chosen incubators to present to invite-only audience of VCs and entrepreneurs following intensive three month-long training and mentorship

Oct 29, 2014 (Brooklyn, NY)—The Made in NY Media Center by IFP today announced its second Demo Day, a flagship program for selected incubator members who will present their projects to a curated cadre of investors, brand agencies and foundations that are in a position to invest, mentor, or collaborate on incubator projects. The event…

Call for Applications: “Berlin – New York, New York – Berlin” 2015

We've partnered with Medienboard and Startup Germany to create an exchange program for media entrepreneurs and creatives!

The Media Center is excited to announce the launch of a new media fellowship initiated and funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in partnership with Startup Germany, which will offer digital-media professionals the opportunity to trade living and working environments with their transatlantic peers. The program will give two professionals and young entrepreneurs from the Berlin region a three-month…

Workspace Manager, Made in NY Media Center by IFP – Job Posting

The Made in NY Media Center’s Workspace Manager oversees all aspects of the physical operations of the MC including facilities, operations, premises, office management, events, rentals and hospitality. The Workspace Manager reports directly to the Managing Director of the Media Center.

Role Summary/Purpose: The primary focus of the Workspace Manager is to ensure the smooth operations of the Media Center striving for a benchmarked process, creating an unrivaled, proactive, consistent environment. In this regard, the position works with and supports all functional areas including the Community Engagement, Marketing, Education, Finance and Programs departments. There is frequent…

Entertainment Master Class at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP

by Alden Peters, former Media Center Incubator Member

I was able to attend the Entertainment Master Class (EMC) series called Running Shows at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP thanks to a scholarship the Media Center offered. From September 20th – 23rd, the EMC held peer-to-peer educational seminars created by the television industry, for the industry. It was “designed for aspiring…