I always try to attend IFP’s Independent
Film Week in NYC after TIFF Toronto. It is a great networking event, the projects are fine and the filmmakers come
from all over the world. You should submit your project here and come to it!!
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced today it is currently seeking screenplays, documentary works-in-progress, and web series for its annual
Independent Film Week Project Forum (September 14-18, 2014), the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and
new voices on the independent scene.
The Project Forum is a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers with producers, agents, funders, distributors, broadcasters, sales agents, festival
programmers, and more.
Now seeking applications in all sections: RBC’s Emerging Storytellers (for writers and writer/directors at the script stage, and web series creators in
development, production, and post-production looking to connect with producers, funders, agents, digital distributors, and streaming platforms),
No Borders International
Co-Production Market (for established narrative producers with partial financing in place looking to connect with financiers,
distributors, sales agents and international partners), and Spotlight on Documentaries (for documentary filmmakers in production or post-production looking
to connect with financing partners, broadcasters, distributors, and film festival programmers).
Recent participants in Independent Film Week include After Tiller, Appropriate Behavior, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Cutie and the Boxer, Dinosaur 13, Fill the Void, Obvious Child, Our Nixon, Ping Pong Summer, Pariah, Rich Hill, Short Term 12
, and many more.
RBC’s Emerging Storytellers & No Borders
Deadline: May 2. Spotlight on Documentaries Deadlines: May 2/May 23. For more information go the the IFP website at www.ifp.org
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development
and distribution. The organization fosters a vibrant and sustainable independent storytelling community through its year-round programs, which include
Independent Film Week, Filmmaker Magazine, the Gotham Independent Film Awards and the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, a new incubator space developed with
the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.
IFP represents a growing network of 10,000 storytellers around the world, and plays a key role in developing 350 new feature and documentary works each
year. During its 35-year history, IFP has supported over 8,000 projects and offered resources to more than 20,000 filmmakers, including Debra Granik,
Miranda July, Michael Moore, Dee Rees, and Benh Zeitlin. More info at www.ifp.org
About Independent Film Week
Independent Film Week is the destination for storytellers in all mediums to connect with industry and peers to further advance their projects in an
environment that promotes community, growth, and career sustainability. Filmmakers, content creators, innovators, and audiences come out in force to
experience first-hand the expanded opportunities IFP has been working to provide the international film and media community.
Film Week encompasses the Filmmaker Conference, and the concurrent Project Forum that both showcase how great projects and creatives can connect with
collaborators and audiences to make work that stands out in a crowded marketplace across multiple platforms and mediums.