Press Releases

IFP Announces Public Programming for 40th IFP Week

by Zach Mandinach on August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 (New York, NY) – IFP’s signature event, IFP Week, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with both new and revamped public programs for the 2018 edition, taking place from September 15-20, 2018. Alumni from across four decades of the organization’s history are coming together to review careers, discuss the …

IFP Project Forum Complete List – 2018 IFP Week

by Zach Mandinach on July 26, 2018

To read the official press release regarding the Project Forum at the 2018 IFP Week, please click here.

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Presenting a mix of 78 narrative features, series (digital, limited, and traditional) and audio stories (podcast, app, or tech based) from development through post-production, this section includes emerging and …

IFP Announces 40th Anniversary IFP Week Project Forum Slate

by Zach Mandinach on July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 (New York, NY) –Today, IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) announced its 40th annual IFP Project Forum slate, highlighting 150 films, series, digital and audio projects in development from over 16 countries. Selected directors, producers, showrunners and audio storytellers will attend the IFP Project Forum during the 40th anniversary of …

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 …