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The Gotham Announces Project Market Slate for 43rd Annual Gotham Week

by Zach Mandinach on July 27, 2021

Taking Place Virtually September 19-24, 2021

(July 29, 2021 – New York, NY) – Today, The Gotham Film & Media Institute (formerly, IFP), announced its slate for the Gotham Week Project Market, which will be held virtually, from September 19-24, 2021. It includes 135 fiction and nonfiction features, series, and audio …

Announcing The Gotham/Rotterdam Lab 2021 Producer Fellows

by Zach Mandinach on January 13, 2021

Through its longstanding partnership with CineMart, The Gotham annually selects two producers to participate in the Rotterdam Lab. The 2021 Fellows are Maria Altamirano (Son of Monarchs; “Nettles” ) and Valerie Steinberg (“Hair Wolf;” “Blocks”).

Maria Altamirano is a Peruvian-American producer whose work has screened at festivals worldwide, …

Announcing The Joel Schumacher Mentorship Award

by Zach Mandinach on January 12, 2021

MTV Entertainment Group endows the inaugural Joel Schumacher Mentorship Award at tonight’s Gothams for LGBTQ+, and Black, Indigenous, Students of Color in media and entertainment

Fund honors Schumacher’s longtime collaboration with MTV’s beloved creative director Sophia Cranshaw

New York, NY (Monday, January 11, 2021) – Jeff Sharp, Executive …

30th Annual IFP Gotham Awards Winners Announced

by Zach Mandinach on January 11, 2021

NOMADLAND Wins Best Feature and the Audience Award

TIME and A THOUSAND CUTS Jointly Awarded Best Documentary

RIZ AHMED and NICOLE BEHARIE Win Best Actor and Best Actress Awards


New York, NY (Monday, January 11, 2021) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) tonight announced the winners …

2020 IFP Gotham Awards Announce Director’s Tribute for Steve McQueen and Industry Tribute for Ryan Murphy

by Zach Mandinach on December 9, 2020

New York, NY (December 9, 2020) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), announced today that Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen will receive a Director’s Tribute, and Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony and Peabody Award-winning screenwriter, producer and director Ryan Murphy will receive the Industry Tribute at the 2020 IFP Gotham Awards.  …