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IFP Week 2005.2

IFP Week 2005.2

The IFP Market wrapped, announcing its winners. I saw some great films-in-progress and attended some informative panels. Everyone was amping up for this weekend’s kick-off of the New York Film Festival, and I would have tried to stay if not for many events (some fun and some potentially tragic) happening in Austin. Here’s some of the rest of my time at IFP Week 2005:

(The scene at the IFP Market’s expo/trade show at The Puck Building, where companies from around the nation show off their goods. One of the companies was the Houston Film Commission, who were unsure if they’d be able to fly back home as planned, due to the pending hurricane.)

(At a cocktail party in the Sony building in midtown Manhattan, the Hamptons Film Festival announced its slate for the October festival. Here’s head programmer Raj Roy, left, and filmmaker Stefan Schaefer. Stefan’s feature, Confess, will be at the fest.)

(This Fall on the WB, it’s Tony and Rabbi! What happens when two film journalists become roommates? It’s The Odd Couple meets Ebert & Roeper! Or, it’s just film writers Mark Rabinowitz, left, and Anthony Kaufman riffing on film gossip on the subway Wednesday night. The sitcom will be sharper than this pic.)

(On Wednesday night, there was a premiere party at Tribeca Cinemas for Sundance-winning feature, 40 Shades of Blue. Among the guests were Film Sales Company rep Jared Moshe, right, here with Elma Cremin, formerly of Trio but now with upstart cable network, Lime TV.)

(Also at Tribeca Cinemas for the party are IFC Films’ Ryan Werner, left, and Wellspring’s Courtney Ott.)

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