Call For Entries

SUBMIT NOW: IFP and RYOT are launching the Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative

With Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), we’re thrilled to launch the Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative with RYOT and Verizon, which focuses on new storytelling forms developed exclusively for Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network. The Next Generation 5G Storytelling Initiative seeks submissions from filmmakers and creators with a serious, innovative, and imaginative approach to new technology, to develop…

Game Pitch Night: Submit Your Project

Impress key decision-makers in the world of gaming, and take your project to the next level with our first-ever Game Pitch Night!

You better be in it to win it: based on the success of our first Podcast Pitch Night (Nov ’17) and our third edition of VR Pitch Night (Mar ’18), we’re thrilled to announce our first annual Game Pitch Night on Thursday, August 23! Have a game project that you think everyone should know about? Then read…

Submit Now: ESPN’s 30 for 30 Podcasts Story Workshop

Along with our colleagues at the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), we are thrilled to announce today a new strategic partnership with ESPN on a podcast pitching program, entitled the 30 for 30 Podcasts Story Workshop, for the popular sports storytelling series 30 for 30 Podcasts.   We are now accepting submissions for original audio story pitches, for…

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…

Podcast Pitch Night: Submit Your Project

Impress key decision-makers in the world of podcasting, and take your podcast production and storytelling to the next level with Podcast Pitch Night! Application deadline: Nov 12, 2017 @ 11.59pm

With New York City fast becoming the nation’s podcast capital, and as we gear up to launch NYC’s first podcast production certification program with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in early 2018, we’re excited to host our first annual Podcast Pitch Night! Have a DIY podcasts that you think everyone should know about? Then…

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…

APPLY NOW! — 2017 MADE IN NY MICRO GRANTS

Applications are now open for the 2017 Made in NY Micro Grants awarding Media Center entrepreneurs with $2,500 – $10,000 equity-free funding. DEADLINE: Friday, May 12th at 11:59 EST. *Must be a Media Center member to apply for this grant.  See membership options here Apply Below! OPPORTUNITY: Awards are from $2,500 – $10,000 dollars open to all New…

Vimeo Share the Screen Fellowship – Now Accepting Applications

We have partnered up with Vimeo for the second Share the Screen Fellowship! Application deadline April 28th, 2017.

We are proud to announce that we have partnered up with Vimeo for the second Share the Screen Fellowship, a unique opportunity that will award one female-identifying content creator with 6-months of membership and workspace to develop their project. This scholarship is part of Vimeo’s ongoing efforts to help close the gender gap that prevails in the entertainment…

Just Films Fellowships – Call for Entries

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DEADLINE: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 11:59 EST. OPPORTUNITY: The Independent Filmmaker Project and its Made in NY Media Center are seeking talented New York-based visual storytellers and media makers to take part in 12-month JustFilms Fellowships. Ideal candidates will have a unique vision and a deep commitment to addressing inequality in their work. Fellowships…

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