Description: Founded in 2008 and based in NYC, NYFEN is a platform and resource of empowerment for independent filmmakers and entertainment professionals to connect, collaborate and showcase their work. It's purpose is to spark collaborations and inspire the Indie film community, to produce original and entertaining content. Through a series of generously hosted and well attended events, members of NYFEN are given the opportunity to connect , network and get their films in front of live audiences. What does NYFEN do? Connect film and entertainment professionals. Hosts and produces film industry events and screenings. Promote and bring exposure to up-and-coming filmmakers. Showcase shorts and filmmaker showreels. Provide networking opportunities, and assist filmmakers with production and crew resources. Donates to charities that educates and protect children. Collaborate on film projects.