Announcements

SUBMIT NOW: IFP and RYOT are launching the Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative

With Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), we’re thrilled to launch the Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative with RYOT and Verizon, which focuses on new storytelling forms developed exclusively for Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network. The Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative seeks submissions from filmmakers and creators with a serious, innovative, and imaginative approach to new technology, to develop…

Game Pitch Night: Submit Your Project

Impress key decision-makers in the world of gaming, and take your project to the next level with our first-ever Game Pitch Night!

You better be in it to win it: based on the success of our first Podcast Pitch Night (Nov ’17) and our third edition of VR Pitch Night (Mar ’18), we’re thrilled to announce our first annual Game Pitch Night on Thursday, August 23! Have a game project that you think everyone should know about? Then read…

Submit Now: ESPN’s 30 for 30 Podcasts Story Workshop

Along with our colleagues at the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), we are thrilled to announce today a new strategic partnership with ESPN on a podcast pitching program, entitled the 30 for 30 Podcasts Story Workshop, for the popular sports storytelling series 30 for 30 Podcasts.   We are now accepting submissions for original audio story pitches, for…

VR Pitch Night: Submit Your Project

Impress key decision-makers in the world of VR, AR, and immersive filmmaking, and take your project to the next level with our third annual VR Pitch Night!

Hold onto your headsets: we’re excited to host our THIRD annual VR Pitch Night on Thursday, March 22! Have a virtual reality, augmented reality, and/or immersive project that you think everyone should know about? Then read all about the contest and apply below to the VR Pitch Contest. DEADLINE: We are no longer accepting submissions. CONTEST DETAILS…

Turn your side gig into your only gig: Creative to Founder Lab, Winter 2018

CREATIVE TO FOUNDER: ideal for freelancers, recent graduates, and other creatives looking to make a career change/pivot into starting their own media/tech business.

Creative to Founder Lab is our creative entrepreneurship bootcamp designed to empower creatives to transform their start-up idea into a reality. Over the 8-week program, Creative to Founder supports you through your entrepreneurial journey by helping you focus your “blue sky” ideas, define your vision and strategy, create a sustainable business model, and begin sharing and…

WATCH: Podcast Pitch Night Recap. Plus, Our Winners!

  Our first annual Podcast Pitch Night was a smashing success! The evening was hosted by brilliant Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings from Gimlet Media’s buzziest new podcast, THE NOD. In addition to their hosting duties, Brittany and Eric took us through how THE NOD transformed from a rough pilot sketch to a polished, finished…

THE NOD’s Brittany Luse, Eric Eddings To Host Podcast Pitch Night. Plus, Our Five Selected Podcast Pitches!

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Hot off the presses: our first annual Podcast Pitch Night, taking place Thursday, November 30, will be hosted by brilliant Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings from Gimlet Media’s buzziest new podcast, THE NOD. Plus, we’ve selected the five podcasts for the evening’s pitch contest in front executives, producers, and writers from Acast, PRX, Gimlet Media,…

Podcast Pitch Night: Submit Your Project

Impress key decision-makers in the world of podcasting, and take your podcast production and storytelling to the next level with Podcast Pitch Night! Application deadline: Nov 12, 2017 @ 11.59pm

With New York City fast becoming the nation’s podcast capital, and as we gear up to launch NYC’s first podcast production certification program with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in early 2018, we’re excited to host our first annual Podcast Pitch Night! Have a DIY podcasts that you think everyone should know about? Then…

2018 Made in NY Fellowships – Call For Entries

Made in NY Fellowships - To foster diversity in the media and entertainment industry. DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 11:59 EST

OPPORTUNITY: The Made in NY Media Center by IFP has partnered up with The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for its third year of the Made in NY Fellowship program, a program that seeks to foster a diverse media industry, one in which different experiences, perspectives, and cultures are valued. Ten (10) one-year Made in NY…

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