Month: February 2018



Business of Art | Traditional Distribution vs. Service Deals and Hybrid Options

Filmmakers, you have the power to choose the best distribution model for your film.  In a January 2018 event held at New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Jim Browne of Argot Pictures weighed the advantages and potential disadvantages of various distribution options for filmmakers considering theatrical releases in North America. From the marketing phase,…

Highlights from the Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter #102

Spread the word to your immigrant artists friends: our Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter is free. Sign up now! From Women’s History Month celebrations to opportunities and resources tailored for immigrant artists, this month’s newsletter is full of relevant content that will help you make the most of your career. Here are the highlights:…

In Memoriam | Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Bergman was the long-time Chair of NYFA’s Leadership Council. We are saddened by the loss of Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, an organization he was instrumental in founding. Bergman served as Chair of NYFA’s Leadership Council, a group created to advise NYFA’s Board and senior leadership. “Charles was a friend…

Apply Now | Spring Forward with Fiscal Sponsorship

The next no-fee deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. New York Foundation for the Art (NYFA)’s Fiscal Sponsorship program is one of the oldest and most reputable programs of its kind in the country. Find out more about the program and how it can potentially help you to further your fundraising efforts, below. What…

Featuring | NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Paul Beatty

Beatty (Fellow in Poetry ‘93) will be inducted into the NYFA Hall of Fame on April 12, 2018 alongside Patron of the Arts Phil Gilbert and Carolee Schneemann (Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ‘87). Novelist and poet Paul Beatty’s 2016 novel The Sellout (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015) garnered him top literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize…