Year: 2014

2015 NYC Spirit Award Screening Schedule

Screenings are for IFP and Film Independent members only on a first-come, first-served basis. A printed copy of your membership card is required for admittance. Members’ guests will only be admitted pending availability.

To gain access, join IFP today and save 20% off an Individual Membership with IFP (discount code: SPRT15). All Screenings Take Place at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP 30 John St. DUMBO, Brooklyn FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 6:00pm Whiplash TUESDAY, JANUARY 20 6:00pm Blue Ruin (Q&A with director Jeremy Saulnier) 8:15pm Still Alice…

Screen Forward: Something, Anything

With its meditative study on new beginnings and personal fulfillment, the debut feature from writer/director Paul Harrill (an alumnus of the IFP Filmmaker Labs), reveals a unique directorial sensibility and delivers a refreshing story of human transformation.

In this low-key jewel of a movie, newcomer Ashley Shelton delivers a breakthrough performance as Peggy, a seemingly typical Southern newlywed on the path to a perfect career, home, and family. But when a tragedy shatters her domestic bliss, Peggy spins away from her husband and career and gradually transforms into a spiritual seeker, quietly…

Make This Your Resolution Today

Make This Your Resolution

JOIN BY JANUARY 31ST TO RECEIVE 1 MONTH FREE USE CODE MC2015 AT NYMEDIACENTER.COM/MEMBERSHIP INCUBATOR WORKSPACE $450 Monthly For those creatives and entrepreneurs with a dedicated project or company, the incubator provides full-time deskspace to foster your growth. Support also includes mentorship, access to industry networks, teaching opportunities and access to conference rooms, screening room…

‘Made in NY’ Media Center Video on Demand

Explore the NYC Media Video on Demand site to watch great, informative content made by and for New Yorkers.

Whether you’re interested in History, the Arts, Entertainment, Shopping, Government or Everyday Life in New York City, there’s something for every viewer. Click here to watch the most recent ‘Made in NY’ Media Center psa


Thought Leaders in Tech, Gaming, Transmedia, Content Creation, Branding, Policy & Law, Journalism and Marketing to Bring Expertise and Insights to the Media Center

December 15, 2014 (Brooklyn, NY)—The Made in NY Media Center by IFP today announced its Innovation Committee members, composed of leaders working across an array of disciplines, including tech, gaming, transmedia, journalism, policy & law, branded content, and marketing. Following on the heels of the Media Center’s inaugural Advisory Board announcement, the Innovation Committee members…

Keeping up with content at CCW+SATCON

By Zori Davidkova, Community Outreach Coordinator, Made in NY Media Center by IFP

Massive satellite towers, mobile editing trucks and “all-in-one” virtual reality studios were only a few of the marvels we stumbled upon as we set up shop at the Jacob Javitz Center and found ourselves in the epicenter of one of the largest and most powerful media, entertainment, video and communications technology conferences on the East…

Startup Bootcamp Inspires Company Rebrand

By Matt Watkajtys, Incubator Member and Founder of Izkara (formerly Culture Crate)

I walked into the CDAS (Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard) Startup Boot Camp as the Founder of Culture Crate, a pretty rad music bundling startup. 120 minutes later I walked out of the boot camp as the Founder of a company that had a very big problem. Startups are hard. They’re scary. And there is…

Northside Innovation Meetup – International Growth

By Sabrina Dridje, Director of Community Engagement, Made in NY Media Center by IFP

There is no better way to escape a torrential downpour than to step into the hoppy comfort of Brooklyn Brewery to join our Northside friends for their monthly (and always excellent), Innovation Meetup. Northside Media Group, the purveyors of everything culture in Brooklyn from the annual Northside music and film Festival, to local staple publication… at Demo Day

By David Carroll, Co-Founder/CEO of and Associate Professor at Parsons

We’ve been living a “Made in NY” story since the summer of 2013 when we were matched up with the Hearst Corporation as a small team of faculty and graduate students in the very first batch of NYC Media Lab Open Seed projects. There we were, deeply embedded in one of NYC’s classiest and most-enlightened…

Snakt at Demo Day

By Tristan Snell

As co-founder of a tech startup, I get asked a lot of questions — such as, “Is this seat taken?” and “Room for milk?” and “When are you going to get a real job?” To help everyone understand the experience of starting a company, I’ve put together the following Q&A. What’s your startup? Snakt is…

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