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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,…

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…

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…

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…

Made in NY Fellowships – Call for Entries

MADE IN NY FELLOWSHIPS - To foster diversity in the media and entertainment industry

DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 11:59 EST.   BACKGROUND: The Made in NY Media Center by IFP was developed through a unique partnership between Independent Filmmaker Project, The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is where storytellers from multiple…

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…

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…

Scholarships Announced for the Creative >> Founder Lab

Encouraging women and students to apply!

Supporting and creating opportunities for media makers and creative thinkers is what drives us everyday. That is why we have extended our deadline to apply to the Creative >> Founder Lab and we are announcing two scholarship opportunities, the Women in Creative Tech Scholarship and the Creative Student Scholarship. Select applicants will receive a full…

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…

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