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IFP Announces Documentary Projects For Its Annual IFP Labs

by Erik Luers on May 23, 2017

Brooklyn, NY (May 23, 2017) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the ten documentaries selected for the 2017 IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors. The creative teams of the selected films are currently attending the first week’s sessions – The Time Warner Foundation Completion …

IFP Announces Ten Debut Feature Films Selected for 2017 Narrative Labs

by Erik Luers on May 9, 2017

Brooklyn, NY (May 9, 2017) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the projects selected for the IFP Narrative Labs, IFP’s year-long fellowship for first-time filmmakers currently in post-production on their debut narrative feature films. The program runs through May 12 at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP …

IFP Announces Ten Projects Selected for 2017 IFP Screen Forward Episodic Labs

by Erik Luers on April 24, 2017

Brooklyn, NY (April 24, 2017) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the projects selected for the third annual Screen Forward Labs, IFP’s yearlong fellowship for content creators with story-driven, serialized projects. The program kicks off today, running April 24-28 at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP …

26th Annual IFP Gotham Awards Winners Announced

by Erik Luers on November 29, 2016

New York, NY (Monday, November 28, 2016) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) tonight announced the winners of the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at its awards ceremony hosted by Keegan-Michael Key and held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

Winning the Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Gotham Audience …

Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College Launch Citywide Scriptwriting Competition Showcasing Women in Film and Television

by Erik Luers on November 17, 2016

NEW YORK — The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema today announced the launch of a citywide scriptwriting contest highlighting stories by, for, or about women in New York City. Aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women in the film and …

Keegan-Michael Key to Host 2016 IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony

by Erik Luers on October 31, 2016

New York, NY (November 2, 2016) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today that Emmy® Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key—actor, writer, and co-creator of Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele”—will host the 2016 IFP Gotham Awards. The ceremony will take place November 28, 2016 …

2016 IFP Gotham Awards to Present Appreciation Award to NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment

by Erik Luers on October 27, 2016

New York, NY (October 27, 2016) The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent filmmakers and storytellers, announced today that the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment will receive a special Appreciation Award at this year’s Gotham Awards ceremony on Monday, November 28th. In recognition of the …

Nominees Announced for 26th Annual IFP Gotham Awards

by Erik Luers on October 20, 2016

 New York, NY (October 20, 2016) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 26th Annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards. For 2016, ten competitive awards will be presented to independent features and series. In addition to the …

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