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Why Web Series Matter

by Website Update on March 26, 2014

Last week at IFP we launched the call for entries for our 35th annual Independent Film Week. This year, there’s one important change — for the first time, we’ll be accepting applications for narrative web series at all stages of development, production, and post-production

It’s a long time coming, and something …

Breakdowns and Build-Ups: A Sundance 2014 Diary

by Website Update on January 24, 2014

The first Saturday morning of Sundance I crowd into the back of a theater loop shuttle at the Yarrow Hotel stop and somehow nab a seat towards the back of the bus. At the next stop – Eccles — dozens more festivalgoers pour onto the bus. Among the crowd is …

Congrats to IFP’s Thirteen Project Alumni at Sundance 2014!

by Website Update on January 15, 2014

Thirteen program-supported IFP Alumni begin an important dance today as the 2014 Sundance Film Festival begins. The Sundance line-up includes Todd Miller’s Dinosaur 13, Jeremiah Zagar’s CAPTIVATED: The Trials of Pamela Smart, Mark Grieco’s Marmato, Jesse Moss’ The Overnighters, Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo’s Rich Hill, and Richard …

IFP at Hot Docs

by Website Update on April 25, 2013

IFP congratulates its alumni filmmakers with IFP-supported projects at the 2013 Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival and Hot Docs Forum, taking place April 25th to May 5th in Toronto.

All projects have been supported by the Project Forum of Independent Film Week and/or IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Labs:


12 O’Clock Boys, dir. …

My Brooklyn: A Case Study in Viable Theatrical Self-Distribution

by Website Update on March 4, 2013

My Brooklyn will be opening for a 3rd week run at the reRun Theater in DUMBO Brooklyn. For tickets click here.

Kelly Anderson and Allison Lirish Dean’s My Brooklyn, a documentary about the forced gentrification of Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall, opened theatrically this past January as part of IFP’s new partnership …

Applications Now Open for IFP International Fellowships

by Website Update on March 3, 2013

Deadline Monday March 13, 2013

As the sole U.S. Partner Organization for the Cannes Producer’s Network, IFP is

pleased to announce its call for entries for the 2013 IFP Cannes Producer’s Network & Workshop Fellows.

Running concurrently with Cannes International Film Festival, the Producer’s Network is held May …

Savoring the Small Moments at Sundance 2013

by Website Update on January 29, 2013

This January’s Sundance Film Festival was my first, and though I came armed with a three-inch binder’s worth of printed out screening schedules, flight itineraries, custom made Google Maps, and much, much more, I quickly learned that it was the kind of thing that you just can’t quite prepare for. …