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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…

2016 Annual Report

Results that shape our city’s media landscape.

Now more than ever, the media and technology landscape of our city is creating vibrant opportunities. From new virtual reality worlds and crowdsourcing and content platforms, to interactive apps and comics that come with a cookie. We are proud to, not only be witness of this technological development, but to also be part of nurturing…

Announcing ClassWork, New Classes at the Media Center

Giving you the skills you need to do what you want.

We’re excited to announce the launch of ClassWork, the new Made in NY Media Center by IFP educational offering! ClassWork is a set of personalized courses guided by experts who love what they do. Designed for entrepreneurs, innovators, and experience-seekers looking to thrive in the modern economy, it’s where business minds get creative, and creative…

Apply to the Creative >> Founder Lab

Have a creative idea for a business? Join the lab and discover the tools to turn your concept and skills into a successful venture.

Have a creative idea for a business? Join the lab and discover the tools to turn your concept and skills into a successful venture. Many creatives like you have an idea for a business, but lack the skills, experts, and community to get it off the ground. We created this one-of-a-kind program to give you…

3 Reasons to Join our Media + Tech Community to Grow Your Business

Growing your business is hard. When you first start your company, there is no shortage of tasks to accomplish, people to meet and money to raise. Even when you make 100 New Year resolutions, you will still need support to get them done. Here are three reasons why community builds your brand: 1. Work with…

Smart Social Media for New Businesses

By Anthony Nigro

Once a prospective new business owner has fully and safely developed their idea, insulated themselves from liability through a proper entity, and protected their brand through trademarks/copyrights/patents, then it’s probably time to really think about how to use social media to their best advantage. In fact, it is always time to think about social media…

‘FANTASTICAL + PERSONAL’

By MORGAN GENDEL

I’ve written or produced about 200 episodes of television, and there has to be a reason “THE INNER LIGHT” episode of Star Trek:The Next Generation moves its viewers in ways the other 199 don’t. Here’s what I think makes it stand out: it’s intensely emotional in a down-to-earth way even as the story spins on…

Crafting a DIY Podcast

By Andrew Jupin, Film Programmer/Professor

Podcasting is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing entertainment mediums, so much so that you will actually hear people talking about the podcasting “industry”. As the new ‘hip’ format for makers, it’s inspired thousands of people, both professional and amateur, to grab their microphones and record themselves talking. Whether it’s for comedy, storytelling, journalism…

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