Festivals & Events


Eleanor Burke Receives IFP Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant

Stranger ThingsStranger Things

Last Sunday evening at Lincoln Center, Eleanor Burke was awarded the first ever IFP Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant, which offers a $20,000 prize to an IFP alum who juggles filmmaking and parenting. Burke attended the 2009 IFP Filmmaker Labs with her…  Read more


Fact or Fiction: The Toronto International Film Festival

While We're YoungWhile We're Young

If The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is to be judged on the world premieres it attracts, this edition of the festival was far from vintage. Artistic Director Cameron Bailey signaled a change in policy this year when he declared…  Read more


IFP Announces its New Theatrical Platform “Screen Forward” and its First Five Theatrical Screenings

The Made in New York Media Center by IFP.The Made in New York Media Center by IFP.

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), Filmmaker Magazine‘s parent organization, announced the first five projects to get weeklong theatrical runs at the state of the art Made In NY Media Center’s theater as part of the Screen Forward program. Starting October 17th, the program…  Read more


A Place for Research and Discovery: The Venice Film Festival

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on ExistenceA Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

Even the rain knocked down the Lions. When a storm hit the Lido island around the central-weekend turning point, delegates could be seen gleefully snapping pictures of the overturned statues outside the Casinò, a simplistic metaphor for the Venice Film…  Read more