Press Releases

Nominations Announced for 30th IFP Gotham Awards

by Zach Mandinach on November 12, 2020

Best Feature Nominations go to The Assistant, First Cow,

Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Nomadland, and Relic  

In a First, All Best Feature Nominees are Directed by Women

New York, NY (November 12, 2020) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of …

IFP Announces Recipients of the IFP Week Filmmaker Awards

by Zach Mandinach on September 30, 2020

Awards go to Lo que dejamos atras, Magnolia Bloom, Malpelo, and Our Father, the Devil

New York, NY (September 23, 2020) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the recipients of the IFP Week Filmmaker Awards. The winning filmmakers, who …

IFP Announces Second Annual Student Short Film Showcase

by Zach Mandinach on September 28, 2020

JetBlue and Focus Features Return as Partners, joined by Westridge Foundation

Winning Films from First Year to Stream in October on Focus Features’ digital channels

NEW YORK, NY (September 24, 2020) — The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the …

IFP Announces Inaugural Audio Programming Slate for 42nd annual IFP Week

by Zach Mandinach on September 9, 2020

Guest Speakers include Sean Rameswaram (Today, Explained/Vox), Laura Beil (Dr. Death) Becca Tobin (Act Like A Lady) Juliet Litman (The Ringer), Jenna Weiss-Berman (Pineapple Street Studios)

NEW YORK, September 9, 2020 – IFP announced today the slate of audio-centric public programming for the 42nd  IFP Week, which will take …

IFP Announces Public Programming for 42nd Virtual IFP Week

by Zach Mandinach on August 24, 2020

Guest Speakers include Anthony Bregman, Antonio Campos, Damien Chazelle, Gina Duncan, Channing Godfrey Peoples, Ted Hope, Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss, Dawn Porter, Kristine Stolakis, Kim A. Snyder, Veena Sud, Phillip Youmans and more. 

“Spotlight” Conversation Series with Radha Blank, Kirsten Johnson and more.

NEW YORK, August 24, 2020 …

IFP Announces New Date for 30th IFP Gotham Awards

by Zach Mandinach on August 4, 2020

New York, NY (August 3, 2020) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), announced today that their 30th anniversary of the IFP Gotham Awards will now take place on Monday, January 11, 2021.  The first ceremony of the awards season, the IFP Gotham Awards is one of the leading honors for …

IFP Week 2020 – Project Forum Slate

by Zach Mandinach on July 29, 2020

To read the official press release regarding the Project Forum at the 2020 IFP Week, please click here.

No Borders International Co-Production Market

Presenting 56 narrative features and series (digital, limited, and traditional) ranging in stages from early development through post-production, this section features emerging and established storytellers from the U.S. and …