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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…

Virtual Reality Masterclass: Business, Production, and Distribution

July 29th – Virtual Reality MasterClass: Business, Production, and Distribution! Learn how to create Virtual Reality projects from conception to distribution, a full course in immersive design, the business of VR and the ins and outs of this emerging production specialty. Instructors with experience creating live-action and computer generated 360° experiences will take you through the…

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…

APPLY NOW! — 2017 MADE IN NY MICRO GRANTS

Applications are now open for the 2017 Made in NY Micro Grants awarding Media Center entrepreneurs with $2,500 – $10,000 equity-free funding. DEADLINE: Friday, May 12th at 11:59 EST. *Must be a Media Center member to apply for this grant.  See membership options here Apply Below! OPPORTUNITY: Awards are from $2,500 – $10,000 dollars open to all New…

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