Press Releases

IFP Announces 20 Feature Films Selected For 2018 IFP Filmmaker Labs

by April Bethea on May 21, 2018

Brooklyn, NY (May 21, 2018) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the 20 feature films selected for the IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s year-long fellowship for first-time filmmakers currently in post-production on their debut feature. Combining documentary and narrative features together for the first time, the …

IFP And SeriesFest Launch Development Initiative For Independent Creators

by April Bethea on May 3, 2018

Denver, CO (May 3, 2018) — The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) and SeriesFest are proudly partnering to launch the “Forward Impact Project,” a year-round initiative designed to help finance, produce, release, scale, and build an audience for 15 select independent series deemed ready for development and production. These …

IFP Supports Diverse Storytellers with Inaugural Audio Story Lab

by April Bethea on April 27, 2018

Brooklyn, NY (April 27, 2018) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today the projects selected for the inaugural Audio Story Lab, IFP’s first foray into supporting makers with serialized audio projects. The two-day intensive program runs April 26-27 at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP.

Based …

Congratulations to the 2018 Cannes Producer’s Network Fellows

by April Bethea on April 19, 2018

IFP is the sole U.S. Partner Organization for the Cannes Producer’s Network, annually selecting and sponsoring attendance for up to seven independent producers to participate in the Producer’s Network & Industry Workshop’s prestigious week-long immersion programs.

Selected from an incredibly strong pool of applicants, which includes both narrative and …

Announcing IFP South Africa Trade Mission 18-23 July 2018

by April Bethea on April 11, 2018

IFP is pleased to partner with NFVF South Africa and The Department of Trade and Industry to invite prominent film, television, documentary and animation directors, producers and industry executives to apply for the planned Inward Investment Mission to South Africa July 18th to 23rd 2018.

Aimed at promoting collaborations …

IFP Expands Its Support Programs to Include Audio Storytelling

by Erik Luers on February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 (New York, NY) –Today, IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) announced its expansion into audio storytelling at the IFP Audio Thought Leader Summit at the Made in NY Media Center. Now in its 40th year, the organization dedicated to supporting  the art and business of storytelling in all forms …