Tag: filmmaker



Event | Branded Content: Making Films with Brands

This Thursday, July 25 event will feature the expertise of Sub-Genre Founder Brian Newman. Branded content is on the rise, with companies as varied as Starbucks, Marriott, Square, Patagonia, and Red Bull launching feature films, short-form, episodic, and cross-platform media projects. Where in the past brands relied on advertising and/or product-placement, they are now working…

Event | Doctor’s Hours for Film/Video, New Media, and Multidisciplinary Artists

This Monday, April 1 event will offer one-on-one individual consultations with industry professionals. Are you a film/video, new media, or multidisciplinary artist in need of some career advice? The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce an upcoming session of its popular Doctor’s Hours program, which is designed to provide creatives…

Event | Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers

Documentarian David Van Taylor will present on the topic on Thursday, March 21 at NYFA’s  office in Brooklyn. Fair use is a provision of the Copyright Act that allows certain uses of copyrighted works, such as making and distributing copies of protected material, without permission. Though it’s a very old concept, and was written into…

Event | eBay My Film: How We Raised Over $100,000 on eBay

Thursday, January 17 Event Presented by Roy Wol and Flavio Alves at NYFA in Brooklyn. These days, crowdfunding sites are saturated with people asking for the same thing: money. Join the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) on Thursday, January 17 to learn the nuts and bolts of how independent filmmakers Roy Wol and Flavio…

Event | Music Licensing for Documentary Films

Presented by Emmy and Peabody Award-Winning Filmmaker Peter Miller on Thursday, November 8. The right music can be a central part of documentary storytelling, and it’s essential to know how to get permission to include other people’s songs and recordings in your film. Join the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) on Thursday, November…