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IFP Announces New Partnership with

by Website Update on September 9, 2011

– Doddle to develop new technology exclusively for members of the IFP

Palm Beach, FL, February 3rd 2011- doddle, a digital database of filmmaking resources available in the United States, UK and soon, the entire world, is pleased to announce its partnership with Independent Filmmaker Project, the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit for independent filmmakers with over 10,000 members worldwide.

doddle creators Jim Robertson and Rich Kwiat will be designing new technology exclusively for members of the IFP, which will assist filmmakers in fulfilling their creative visions.  Through their customized application for mobile devices, IFP members will have exclusive access to the most up-to-date services, advice, and tools necessary to bring their work from script to screen.

“We are honored to be partnering with the IFP, a great organization that supports independent filmmakers all over the world,” say Robertson and Kwiat.  “The vision we had when creating doddle is in tandem with the mission of the IFP: to provide resources necessary for any filmmaker, anywhere in the world, and we are thrilled to be able to use our technology to assist IFP’s 10,000 members in realizing their creative visions.”

In addition to the IFP industry directory, access to FILMMAKER Magazine, as well as online panels & workshops from IFP’s signature programs, the service will include doddle’s database, which boasts over a million listings for vendors, crew, talent, hospitality, food, film offices, and other resources necessary for developing, producing and distributing film and media projects at all budget levels.

IFP’s Executive Director Joana Vicente, producer of over 40 feature films and documentaries, says “doddle’s technology and IFP’s resources are the perfect match, allowing our members to access the information necessary for every stage of their creative process whenever, wherever. This new service is incredible tool to facilitate production and more importantly, empower artists the world over.”

About IFP:

Independent Filmmaker Project is the nation’s largest and oldest non-profit organization that supports independent filmmakers. Through its year-round signature programs, including Independent Film Week, Independent Filmmaker Labs, The Gotham Independent Film Awards and its publication, FILMMAKER Magazine, IFP supports over 350 filmmakers each year and over 7,000 since its inception.

About doddle:

doddle is a database of resources for the film and television industry.  Listings include vendors, crew, talent, hospitality, food, film offices, and more across the country, in the UK and soon all over the world.  It is available as an app and as an online directory at, and industry leaders are beginning to call doddle the “New Bible” for anyone planning a film or television project.  doddlePRO, which debuted at Sundance Film Festival 2011, allows users to create and share patent-pending, digital call sheets using their iPhones, reducing and hopefully ultimately eliminating the amount of paper needed during a film project.