Partnerships

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Radish Berlin: The Birth of Radish Lab UG

Radish Lab, our first incubator member, will open an office in Berlin.

Radish Lab was our first incubator member back in October of 2013. After laying the groundwork they needed to grow their business during their time at the Media Center, they moved into their own office in June of 2014. The Made in NY Media Center by IFP, in partnership with Startup Germany, recently awarded a…

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…

Congratulations to Chanelle Aponte Pearson, our Vimeo Share the Screen Fellow!

The Vimeo Share the Screen fellowship is fostering equality by supporting female-led video and film projects.

We’re excited to announce that Chanelle Aponte Pearson has been selected as our new Vimeo Share the Screen Fellow. Chanelle is the director and co-writer of 195 Lewis, a web series that delves into the lives of queer black women who reside in Brooklyn. Taking its name from the address that several of the characters…

Apply Today to the Vimeo Share the Screen Fellowship

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP has partnered up with Vimeo for the first Share the Screen Fellowship, a unique opportunity that will award one female content creator with a 6-month incubator membership to develop their project.

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP has partnered up with Vimeo for the first Share the Screen Fellowship, a unique opportunity that will award one female content creator with a 6-month incubator membership to develop their project. This scholarship is part of Vimeo’s ongoing efforts to help close the gender gap that prevails…

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…

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