Year: 2017

French-American Creative Lab 2017: Film and Media Startup Spotlight

FireFly Cinema and IMATAG offer new technology of interest to filmmakers and photographers.

What comes to mind when you think of France? Whether Bordeaux and brie or Godard and Foucault come to mind, be prepared to add a whole lot more tech to your list. This fall, eight French startups will participate in the third session of the French-American Creative Lab, taking place from November 6 to 15, 2017…

IFP Announces Conference Schedule For IFP Week 2017

Barry Jenkins, Julie Klausner, Adele Romanski, Cenk Uygur, The Key of Awesome

IFP, our parent organization, is proud to announce the upcoming slate of panels and talks taking place during IFP Week 2017. Among the highlights are talks featuring 2017 Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins in conversation with Filmmaker Magazine Editor-in-Chief Scott Macaulay, Sundance fellow Dee Rees discussing her new feature, Mudbound, and Julie Klausner, creator and star…

IFP Announces Feature Film Slate for IFP Week

IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) announced its 2017 IFP Week feature film slate, highlighting over 110 narrative and documentary projects in development from over 15 countries. This follows the earlier announcement of 37 television, digital and web series in development that have also been selected for the annual event. Combined, over 145 projects will be presented…

Chesher Cat’s Love Letter to NYC

Chesher Cat is a creative storyteller who incorporates photography, video, and prose into her projects. Selected as one of our 2017 Made in NY Fellows, she is currently developing Under New York City, a new project that will detail a physical world below – the subway tunnels and the people who live there – through…

IFP Announces Series Lineup to be Presented at 2017 IFP Week

Today the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced over 35 television, digital, web and app-based series to be presented at the 39th annual IFP Film Week, taking place September 17-21, 2017 in Brooklyn. The slate for IFP’s Project Forum includes both scripted and non-fiction series (limited, mini and full-season series) in all formats and genres. Presented…

Meet the 2017 Creative>>Founder Lab Ensemble

We’re excited to welcome our 2017 Creative >> Founder Lab participants to the Media Center for a summer that’s sure to be filled with new ideas and lots of professional growth. Over the course of eight weeks, this talented ensemble will work out of the Media Center to develop their ideas and projects while tackling fourteen courses…

Meet our 2017 Vimeo Share the Screen Fellow – Sabaah Folayan

After reviewing more than 130 amazing projects we’re excited to announce that Sabaah Folayan has been selected as the 2017 Vimeo Share the Screen Fellow!

(Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images Portrait)   Sabaah is the director and producer of Whose Streets?, a documentary set to be released by Magnolia Pictures on August 11th after debuting at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. She’s excited to get to work on her next project as part of the fellowship. We spoke with…

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