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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, …

A message from our Executive Director regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

by Chase Harrison on March 12, 2020

Hi everyone,

After much consideration, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we have closed the Made in NY Media Center until further notice and postponed all events, screenings, classes, and programs scheduled for the remainder of March. As much as we were looking forward to all of the exciting programming we worked very …

30th Anniversary Gotham Awards Save the Date

by Chase Harrison on February 28, 2020

IFP announced today that the 30th Annual IFP Gotham Awards will take place on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.

Along with the awards date announcement, the deadline for submissions for the competitive categories has also been dated for Thursday, September 17.

The competitive categories are: Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Actor, Best Actress, …