Screen Shot 2014-09-02 at 13.55.00Joana Vicente has been the Executive Director of the IFP – the oldest and largest nonprofit organization for independent filmmakers in the U.S. – since December 2009. Under Vicente’s leadership, the IFP was recently bestowed with the honor of developing and operating the Made in NY Media Center, which opened in October 2013. The Media Center is a hub for filmmakers, content innovators, and entrepreneurs to create, collaborate and connect in DUMBO, Brooklyn.