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IFP Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Independent Film Week

The nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, the Independent Feature Project (IFP) hosted Independent Film Week in September.

The week of film screenings, panel discussions, and networking reflected the organization’s mission of discovering, showcasing, and supporting new independent film projects and talent. 

Zack & Miri Make a Porno director, Kevin Smith, kicked things off with a Q&A on ‘Making Your First Feature’ and answered questions about his next project, ‘Red State.’

PKPR secured preview, news and feature coverage in key film trade publications like VarietyHollywood Reporter and indieWIRE, as well as mainstream press like am New York, the Village Voice and the New York Sun.

PKPR Client: IFP and The Gotham Awards

IFP is the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers. Since its founding in 1979, IFP has facilitated the development, financing or distribution of 7,000 independent films, while more than 20,000 filmmakers have participated in its programs. The organization has fostered early work by leading filmmakers including Charles Burnett, Edward Burns, Michael Moore, Barbara Kopple, Mira Nair and Kevin Smith.

Considered the official kick-off to the film awards season, IFP’s Gotham Awards celebrate the year�s best independent films and shine a crucial spotlight on standouts that deserve major attention.

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