Month: April 2015


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

We tell stories, we innovate, we make cool apps and we also play soccer! The Made in NY Media Center by IFP team, the Mighty Mammoths, participated in the NYFEST Industry Soccer Tournament. Amongst the 44 teams, we saw appearances from Sony Picture Classics, Tribeca Film Festival, Nickelodeon, The Hollywood Reporter and many more. Together…

Demo Day

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is excited to announce the third edition of its biannual Demo Day; the center’s flagship Incubator program showcasing work at the intersection of story + technology.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
 Made in NY Media Center by IFP 
@nymediacenter // #StoryTech
 THIS EVENT IS INVITE ONLY. Presentations are the culmination of a three- month long training program at the Media Center with a team of Advisors, representing top VCs, brand agencies, and entrepreneurs. This upcoming Demo Day will feature 6 companies; 4…

Smart Social Media for New Businesses

By Anthony Nigro

Once a prospective new business owner has fully and safely developed their idea, insulated themselves from liability through a proper entity, and protected their brand through trademarks/copyrights/patents, then it’s probably time to really think about how to use social media to their best advantage. In fact, it is always time to think about social media…



I’ve written or produced about 200 episodes of television, and there has to be a reason “THE INNER LIGHT” episode of Star Trek:The Next Generation moves its viewers in ways the other 199 don’t. Here’s what I think makes it stand out: it’s intensely emotional in a down-to-earth way even as the story spins on…

POV Hackathon 8: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology

by POV Staff

Re-open a 1970s murder case through a “serialized, true-crime narrative” by swiping your mobile device; Pick a date when you lost a loved one to explore “real-time conversations” about joy and sadness; Do a “Google News search” to find out what African American men are saying about that topic; Discover the deeper meanings of “gender…

Crafting a DIY Podcast

By Andrew Jupin, Film Programmer/Professor

Podcasting is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing entertainment mediums, so much so that you will actually hear people talking about the podcasting “industry”. As the new ‘hip’ format for makers, it’s inspired thousands of people, both professional and amateur, to grab their microphones and record themselves talking. Whether it’s for comedy, storytelling, journalism…

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,…

Demo Day Marketplace

An exclusive number of spots are being made available for non-member companies.

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP brings together innovators in film, video, gaming, and technology through education, mentorship, entrepreneurship and content creation. At the core of our 20,000 square foot facility in Brooklyn, NY sits an incubator and workspace for companies and creatives at the intersection of story + tech. Demo Day is…