Public Events

IFP Week has tons of exciting public events and programming scheduled to commemorate the 40th anniversary of IFP Week! From talks to film screenings, and immersive installations to parties, we invite the community to join us for a week full of fun and celebration!



This years panels celebrate our 40th anniversary and look to the future of storytelling, comprising of showcase panels with top talent discussing topical projects and their own notes to the future. 


Direct Access

“Direct Access” is back for a second year and consists of day-long programming of seminar-style sessions (half-talk, half-Q&A) with industry representatives.This year’s day-long themes include Film Financing, Digital Distribution, Launching a Podcast, and Making a Series. They will take place at the Made in NY Media Center and each will end with a networking Happy Hour.


Meet the Decision Makers

Meet the Decision Makers provides unparalleled face-time with industry executives who can further careers and projects. In small group sessions, these indie entertainment execs help participants understand how their organizations work and how they can help launch projects. 


Screening Series

Presented in partnership with Rooftop Films, IFP is thrilled to present a series of “Sneak Preview” screenings showcasing new storytellers during IFP Week 2018


Installation & Exhibitions

This year IFP Week is thrilled to host Frankenstein AI: A Monster Made by Many, an installation which provokes in depth discussion and exploration around the topic of artificial intelligence. The week will see other alluring exhibitions hosted at the Made in NY Media Center - check back for more!