Announcements

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…

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…

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…

Vimeo Share the Screen Fellowship – Now Accepting Applications

We have partnered up with Vimeo for the second Share the Screen Fellowship! Application deadline April 28th, 2017.

We are proud to announce that we have partnered up with Vimeo for the second Share the Screen Fellowship, a unique opportunity that will award one female-identifying content creator with 6-months of membership and workspace to develop their project. This scholarship is part of Vimeo’s ongoing efforts to help close the gender gap that prevails in the entertainment…

Three Ways to Get the Media Interested in Your Project, Brand, or Business

When it comes to growing your brand or business, media is a game changer. While you’re busy bootstrapping your business, how can you get the attention and interest of producers, editors, and bloggers? How can you make your work, your passion, and your expertise compelling to the media—and everyone who consumes it? You need to…

Made in NY Fellowships – Recipients announced!

Congratulations to the second cohort of Made in NY Fellows!

We are proud to announce the second year recipients of Made in NY Fellowships, a year-long program in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), to provide expanded resources and opportunities for New Yorkers to bring their media projects to the next level. Building on the strength of this exciting initiative that launched last…

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