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Event | Meet the Funder: New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

Grant information session with NYSCA on Thursday, January 18 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Each year, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) accepts grant proposals in support of arts programming and projects across disciplines. Many of these funding programs are open to artists, organizations, and groups operating with a fiscal sponsor.…

Event |  Structuring Movies presented by Sam Pollard

Documentary filmmakers and enthusiasts, enjoy an evening with legendary editor Sam Pollard on July 27, 2017. Sam Pollard, who has been editing and directing for over thirty years, will share his perspective on shaping and structuring stories from both sides of the filmmaking process. The lecture will primarily focus on documentary filmmaking and will be accompanied…

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…

Event: Website and Social Media Essentials for Filmmakers

We’re holding a professional development session for filmmakers, media artists, and the general public on Thursday, March 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Find out what you need to know about social media and websites during our upcoming professional development session titled, “Does Anybody Even Go to Websites, and What are Impressions?” Darcy Heusel, Vice…

Event Recap: Jim Browne’s “Film Distribution – What are my Options?”

“Although your film may not be admitted to screen at a top festival, it does not necessarily mean that your film won’t succeed.” Freshly from Sundance Film Festival, Jim Browne of Argot Pictures swung by NYFA on January 26, 2017 to host an invaluable presentation and an efficacious Q&A on film distribution for many burgeoning…