Tag: filmmaking



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…

Conversations | Ambika Samarthya-Howard

“Without seeing yourself and your stories reflected around you, you do not find the freedom to pursue your true identity and calling.” Born in India and raised in the United States, Ambika Samarthya-Howard is an artist, film producer, and also a mentor in our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing and Literary Arts and Head of…

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 | 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…

Conversations| IAP Detroit Participants Jasmine Rivera and June Bae

Mentor and Mentee share their experiences from the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Jasmine Rivera is a director, writer, producer, and actor from Detroit. Her films have been screened in film festivals around the country, winning numerous awards. Rivera’s latest narrative short, American Prophet, is set in 1968 Detroit and based on the true story of…