Press Releases

Congratulations to the 2020 IFP Cannes Producer’s Network Fellows

by Zach Mandinach on June 24, 2020

Selected from an incredibly strong pool of applicants, which includes both fiction nonfiction documentary producers, this year’s attending fellows are: Melissa Adeyemo (Eyimofe) Madeline Askwith (The Mountains Are a Dream That Call to Me), Luca Borghese (Monsters and Men), Jamie Gonçalves (Caballerango), Mel Jones (Burning Sands), Sofian Khan (The Interpreters), and Sarah S. Kim (August at Akiko’s).

IFP is the sole U.S. Partner Organization …

IFP Announces 2020 IFP Week To Go Virtual

by Zach Mandinach on May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 (New York, NY) – Today, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced that the 2020 edition of IFP Week will take place virtually.  Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the organization will adapt this year’s event, utilizing digital platforms to adapt and facilitate IFP’s renowned Project Forum, conferences, …

A message from our Executive Director regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

by Chase Harrison on March 12, 2020

Hi everyone,

After much consideration, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we have closed the Made in NY Media Center until further notice and postponed all events, screenings, classes, and programs scheduled for the remainder of March. As much as we were looking forward to all of the exciting programming we worked very …

30th Anniversary Gotham Awards Save the Date

by Chase Harrison on February 28, 2020

IFP announced today that the 30th Annual IFP Gotham Awards will take place on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.

Along with the awards date announcement, the deadline for submissions for the competitive categories has also been dated for Thursday, September 17.

The competitive categories are: Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Actor, Best Actress, …

29th Annual IFP Gotham Award Winners Announced

by Chase Harrison on December 3, 2019

Top Awards go to MARRIAGE STORY and AMERICAN FACTORY
for Best Feature and Best Documentary

ADAM DRIVER and AWKWAFINA Win
Best Actor and Best Actress Awards

MARRIAGE STORY Wins a Total of 4 Awards including the Gotham Audience Award

New York, NY (Monday, December 2, 2019) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) …

IFP Relaunches Membership with New Levels and Benefits

by Chase Harrison on November 20, 2019

For over forty years, more than 30,000 members have worked with the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) to make valuable industry contacts, find collaborators, and advanced their project. For the first time in years, IFP is updating our membership levels and adding new perks to existing levels.

In addition to the existing …