Month: March 2015

Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop

Presented by: Neil Abraham, Teja Kondapalli, Emily McAllister, Stephen Wall, Joanna Zhang
March 13, 2015

Earlier this month, our team from Cornell Tech led a Design Thinking workshop in collaboration with the Made In New York Media Center by IFP. We invited members and non-members to join us in learning by doing, by working with a team to solve an actual OpenIDEO challenge. We focused on some of the fundamentals…


The Games & Media Summit is one of the options offered on the first day of the Games for Change Festival and is included in All Access passes. Or you could grab your One-Day Summit pass here. Get 10% off passes with code 10MiNY!

Keynotes: Nick Fortugno and Lance Weiler In his opening keynote, digital designer and Playmatics co-founder Nick Fortugno will share a look at the future of impact-focused media. Later in the day, Lance Weiler, a storyteller developing film, TV, and gaming projects, will examine the promise and potential of interactivity. Case Study of The Spiral: Cross-platform…


Theatrical Premiere: Friday, May 15 to Thursday, May 21 Sponsored by Shutterstock

L for Leisure is an impressionistic, episodic comedy about laziness, wandering and wasting time. Set to the rhythm of the school-year calendar, the film tracks the changes to the collected spirit of a group of graduate students through 1992-93 as they go on various vacations. Sprinkled among activities like coed wrestling, macking on teenagers, and…

Screen Forward Conversations Panelists’ Bios

We’ve got so many great speakers lined up for the Screen Forward Conversations! Find all their details below, and register for the program here!

10:30-11:15a – Welcome and Wake Up Writing Games Hosted by Brinkman – the writing team for UCB Comedy’s web series. Brinkman makes character-driven web series that explore a universe where the dumb meets the dark. Through a stylized and cinematic presentation, Brinkman goes to places where hope and optimism run into the wall of reality,…

Screen Forward Labs

IFP Announces New Lab for Serialized Web Projects & Theatrical Launches for Web Series at Made in NY Media Center by IFP

March 11, 2015 (New York, NY) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the launch of its innovative Screen Forward Labs, a year-long program and incubator for the creators of serialized projects that push storytelling forward. Eight innovative media creators will be selected each year and provided mentorship, six months free residency at the…

7th Annual TV & Film Finance Forum East

Presented by WINSTON BAKER
Dream Hotel Downtown, New York
April 14, 2015

This is a one-day conference focused on financial strategies and opportunities within the television and film business. The New York forum is designed for chief investment officers, private equity and hedge fund managers, angel investors, high net worth individuals, private family office managers, and financial advisers who are interested in learning more about the TV…

IFP Screen Forward: She’s Lost Control

Theatrical Premiere - March 20th – 26th

In a world of increasing layers between people, intimacy is perhaps the most elusive ingredient of human interaction. A person can either take the plunge and emotionally connect with their OS or, in the case of She’s Lost Control, psychotherapists can refer patients to sex surrogates. Engaging in that line of work, NYC-based Ronah puts…