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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…

Talking Podcasting with Kerry Donahue of PRX

We sat down with the instructor of the Made in NY Podcast Training Certificate Program to get her insights on the course and learn more about her perspective on podcasting.

This January, the Made in NY Media Center by IFP will be home to NYC’s first podcast certificate program. Instructor Kerry Donahue, Director of Training at PRX and former Director of the Radio Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, played an integral role in the development of the curriculum. To learn more…

Timm Dapper is making 3D visualization happen.

A Member Story: Tim Dapper, Co-founder of Laubwerk.

Timm Dapper came to the Media Center as one of the two entrepreneurs that were selected to complete the Berlin Media Residency Program Berlin Capital Region NYC. He is the Co-founder of Laubwerk, a Berlin-based company that specializes in software tools for creating digital vegetation for virtual worlds. Laubwerk’s current customers range from landscape architects to visual…

Media Center Member Story: Olivia Koski, Founder of Guerilla Science.

Olivia’s making business happen.

Olivia’s making business happen here at the Media Center. Her startup, Guerilla Science, brings art and science together to create beautiful experiences and art installations that entertain, inspire, challenge and amaze. Olivia joined the Made in NY Media Center by IFP community in 2015 and quickly became an active part of our programs. She first…

Media Center Member Stories: Alex Libby, CEO of ProductionPro.

Alex’s making projects happen.

Alex’s making projects happen here at the Media Center. His platform, ProductionPro, is changing the way film, theater, and television creators collaborate. ProductionPro lets both professionals and amateurs visually assemble all of a production’s moving parts into one dynamic platform. Alex came to Dumbo for the Media Center and has since made a splash in…

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…

Announcing ClassWork, New Classes at the Media Center

Giving you the skills you need to do what you want.

We’re excited to announce the launch of ClassWork, the new Made in NY Media Center by IFP educational offering! ClassWork is a set of personalized courses guided by experts who love what they do. Designed for entrepreneurs, innovators, and experience-seekers looking to thrive in the modern economy, it’s where business minds get creative, and creative…

3 Reasons to Join our Media + Tech Community to Grow Your Business

Growing your business is hard. When you first start your company, there is no shortage of tasks to accomplish, people to meet and money to raise. Even when you make 100 New Year resolutions, you will still need support to get them done. Here are three reasons why community builds your brand: 1. Work with…

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