Month: April 2017



Event Recap: Does Anybody Even Go to Websites, and What are Impressions?

Create an effective digital engagement strategy for your film  Curious about how important an online presence is in promoting your film? To keep things short: it plays a significant role! More than just “digital engagement,” a strategic and dynamic online presence can expand your audience and get them out to see your film on the…

Sustainable Space: Partner Spotlight on ArtCondo

How can artists of all disciplines and creative workers meet the challenge of rising rents? ArtCondo’s answer: ownership. Finding affordable places to live and work in New York City (and beyond) can feel like an insurmountable obstacle. As we wrote after attending a 2015 Art F City event, Stay in New York: The Affordable Workspace…

Artist News: April Part II

April showers are nourishing creativity, as this spring is filled with many opportunities to see the work of artists and projects affiliated with NYFA.  Check out the following exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances and remember to let us know what you think on social media by tagging us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Things to…

Q&A with Dr. Patrick Ebewo Jr.

We talk to the Mandela Rhodes Scholar about arts entrepreneurship in South Africa. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) had the pleasure of introducing Dr. Patrick Ebewo Jr., Mandela Rhodes Scholar and Coordinator of the Arts (Business) Incubator at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), to its Arts Business Incubator program last month.  Dr. Ebewo…

Film Distribution and the Educational Market

Titles that are incorporated into classroom use can generate years of income. Learn how to distribute them.  Distribution of documentary films and some kinds of narrative films to schools, churches, and community organizations is too important to overlook. For certain films, this may be the entire distribution plan. This event, presented by Icarus Films Vice…