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Tilda Swinton to Receive Actor Tribute at IFP’s 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards; Bennett Miller to Recieve Director Tribute

by Erik Luers on October 2, 2014

New York, NY (October 2, 2014) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today that Tilda Swinton will be presented with the Actor Tribute at the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards set for Monday, December 1st at Cipriani Wall Street …

Inaugural Recipient of IFP Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant Announced

by Erik Luers on September 18, 2014

September 16, 2014 (Brooklyn, NY) – IFP and Durga Entertainment announced Eleanor Burke as the recipient of the 2014 Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant, established for an alumnus of IFP who is balancing a filmmaking career with parenting. The grant provides a $20,000 unrestricted prize to encourage the recipient to continue …

Made in NY Media Center by IFP Announces New Hires and Promotions

by Erik Luers on August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014, Brooklyn, NY— Joana Vicente, Executive Director of IFP and the Made in NY Media Center announced the appointment of Gordon Ampel as Managing Director of the Made in NY Media Center. In addition, Sabrina Dridje was promoted to Director of Community Engagement. Since opening its doors nine …

IFP Announces the 36th Edition of Independent Film Week

by Erik Luers on July 23, 2014

September 14-18, 2014

July 22, 2014 (New York, NY) –Today, IFP announced its 2014 slate of 133 new films in development selected for its esteemed Project Forum at Independent Film Week.

This one-of-a-kind event brings the international film and media community to New York City to advance new projects and support the …

IFP announces 10th Anniversary Narrative Slate for Annual Independent Filmmaker Labs and Launch of First Run Theatrical Openings in New State of the Art Theater at Made in NY Media Center by IFP

by Erik Luers on June 6, 2014

Brooklyn, NY  (June 9, 2014) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the ten narrative features selected for the 2014 Independent Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors, a companion to last months documentary Labs features announcement. The creative teams of the selected films, chosen from …

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