We’ve partnered with the Mayor’s Office over the last two years to bring you programs dedicated to keeping the most creative tech and media talent engaged right here in NYC. To celebrate our second birthday we’re throwing a month long festival dedicated to a series of cutting edge programs that keep you informed of the latest storytelling trends, strengthen your professional skills, and grow your network.
This month we’re hosting an interactive VR experience, a screening and listening party with our artist-in-residence DJ Spooky, high impact leadership classes, a founder’s happy hour, an immersive hackathon with cash prizes and more. Check out all of our upcoming programs below and we look forward to seeing you next month!
An experience that transcends traditional storytelling boundaries to create a unique hybrid of narrative and virtual reality.
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation Album Release Party
Exclusive screening, listening party and cocktail reception
Time: 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Price: $20 / Free for members
A new multimedia installation show very own artists-in-residence Andrea Wolf and CHiKA.
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
The IFP Gotham Awards Presents Gothams Classics:
Celebrating 25 Years of Gotham Award Filmmakers
Join us for special screenings celebrating the 25th anniversary of IFP’S Gotham Independent Film Awards, featuring some of the most prolific directors to emerge on the independent scene over the last quarter century. Gothams Classics highlights the careers of outstanding Gotham-awarded filmmakers with double-feature screenings of work, featuring Gothams alums Bennett Miller, Mira Nair, and Debra Granik, live and in-person.
Tuesday, October 6th
Made in NY Innovation Grant
Startups innovating in the worlds of media, tech, and storytelling can now apply for this grant opportunity. Grant winners will receive $5,000-$10,000 in Equity Free Funding
Click here for more information
Interactive Workshop: Improv(e) Your Presentation Skills
A crash course in presentation skills, storytelling and improv
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Price: $35 -$28 for members
Mastering the Transition from Creative to Manager
Discover the mindset needed to radically increase your team’s engagement and productivity.
Time: 6:30PM –9:00PM
Price: $60 / $50 for members
$20 off through 10/16 – Use the Code EarlyBird
Hearst Immersive Hack: Co-Presented by Made in NY Media Center by IFP; Focused on VR, AR, & IoT
With this hackathon, we partnered with Hearst to bring together hundreds of talented developers, designers and entrepreneurs to compete over 36 hours by building amazing applications focused in IoT, VR and AR using APIs, SDKs and other tool
Media + Tech Happy Hour
Drinks are on us!
Time: 6:00PM –8:00PM
We are thrilled to share this series of celebration events with the media and entrepreneur community from New York City. If you’ve been waiting to see what we’re all about — now is the time!