2017 Year In Review

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Feature Films: 30

Short Films: 106

Summer Series Screening Venues: 12

Free Screenings: 16

Pay-What-You-Can Screenings: 3

Bands/Musical Performances: 43

Sneak Peek Screenings: 25

Home Video/Found Footage Films: 9

Experimental Films: 15

Comedies: 27

Animated: 39

Foreign Films: 59

Social/Political Issue Films: 33

Events Featuring a Musical Performance From the Film: 5

Films Featured Saturday Night Live Castmembers: 3 (Rough Night, The Big Sick and Brigsby Bear)

Female Filmmakers: 41

Returning (Alumni) Filmmakers: 41

First Time Feature Filmmakers: 18

NY Filmmakers: 39

Brooklyn Filmmakers: 21

 1 Life-size plush walk-about character

288 Golf Pencils USED used to provide the filmmaker with feedback at Julia Blue

500 Oysters served at the Seattle Short Films program.

7,200 feet of orange flagging tape

13,020 lbs of ice to chill your beers + cocktails!


Guaranteed Entry at the IFP Labs Showcase

First Access to Tickets at Grand Central Cinema

Discounted Tickets to This is Home

Discounted Tickets to the Tribeca TV Festival

Discounted Workshops at Mono No Aware

Discount on Passes for IFP Film Week

Free and discounted tickets for 9 DOC NYC screenings

Screening and Reception for Marjorie Prime, Last Men in Aleppo, and A Gray State

Sneak Preview Screening of DEALT, and Good Time

Special Screening of Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Learn more about what’s in the works for 2018 on Kickstarter