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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Where Are They Now: Radish Lab in Berlin

Radish Berlin: Jetzt Los. By Adam Ludwig

Radish Lab was our first incubator members 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…

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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