Monday, July 25, 2011

IFP Alumni at NewFest 2011

IFP is proud to share its alumni projects screeing during the 2011 edition of NewFest, NYC's LGBT Film Festival, happening now through Thursday, July 28.

Paul Goodman Changed My Life
(Independent Filmmaker Labs)

(Spotlight on Documentaries)

Ballad of Genesis & Lady Jaye
(Spotlight on Documentaries)

Carol Channing: Larger than Life
(Spotlight on Documentaries)

Gun Hill Road (Closing Night Film)
(No Borders International Co-Production Market)

Loop Planes
(Fiscal Sponsorship)

For a full schedule, to learn more about these titles, and to purchase screening tickets, please visit NewFest's official website:

Congratulations, alumni!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

IFP Alumni at the Primetime Emmys and the News & Documentary Emmys

IFP congratulates the alumni from Independent Film Week's Spotlight on Documentaries and the IFP Independent Documentary Filmmaker Labs who have been recognized for the 2011 Primetime Emmy® Awards and for the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards.

2011 Primetime Emmy® Awards

Exceptional Merit in Non Fiction Filmmaking 2011
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, Judith Ehrlich & Rich Goldsmith
(Spotlight on Documentaries 2007)

32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards:

Best Documentary
Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form
The Oath, Laura Poitras
(Spotlight on Docs 2008; Gotham Award 2010)

Best Documentary
A Small Act, Jennifer Arnold
(Spotlight on Docs 2009; Envision screening 2010)

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story
Best Editing

War Don Don, Rebecca Richman Cohen
(Documentary Lab 2009 [Lab grant]; Spotlight on Docs 2009)

Outstanding Informational Programming
Off and Running, Nicole Opper
(Spotlight on Docs 2008)

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting
Good Fortune, Landon Van Soest
(Spotlight on Docs 2007; Fledgling Fund Award)

Outstanding Music and Sound
Music by Prudence, Roger Ross Williams
(Spotlight on Docs 2008)

New Approaches to News and Documentary Programming
Deep Down, Jen Gilomen and Sally Rubin
(Spotlight on Docs 2008)

A huge congratulations to all of this year's very deserving nominees!