Press Releases

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 …

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, …