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Member-to-Member Discounts

NYWIFT member Stephanie Dworkin is teaching iPhone Video Production:  Shoot, Edit, Upload on Oct. 15 from 10-5 PM in Dumbo, Brooklyn. $200 for NYWIFT Members (reg. $250). Learn everything you need to create professional looking, easily sharable short videos directly from your iPhone. They’ll thoroughly cover Camera and iMovie, the basic recording and editing apps that come with iPhone’s iOS as well as other apps and accessories that help make shooting iPhone video simple, accessible and powerful. Whether for professional, creative, personal or other goals, this class welcomes all who wish to learn the tools and explore the potential of iPhone video production. Bring to Class:  iPhone 5 or later with iOS 9 or later as well as Apple's Camera and iMovie Apps. Non iPhones are acceptable, however, instruction focuses on iPhone hardware and software. Register online and use promo code NYWIFT. For more information please contact Stefanie Dworkin at info@stefaniedworkin.com

Casting/producing/agenting team, Diana Lote and Eileen Schellhorn are offering a 10% discount to fellow NYWIFT members for their October and November Voiceover classes. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level classes are available in all areas of commercials, animation, narration, promos, trailers, audiobooks, video games and industrials. Get to work in a real recording studio every week and develop the skills needed to succeed in one of the most lucrative and creative divisions of entertainment. Visit http://voduonyc.com/ for class descriptions, calendar information and registration details. 

Shanta N Covington Photography is offering a 25% off discount to fellow NYWIFT members through Nov. 15 for the following photography services: head shot photography and Thanksgiving/Christmas card portrait shoots. You can contact her at shantacovington@gmail.com to schedule your session. 

Are you interested in virtual reality? Hello World Communications would like to help! About a year ago, we knew next to nothing about Virtual Reality. In April, a series of VR projects we produced for IBM garnered one million hits. Since then Hello World has produced VR projects for Samsung, the United Nations and Mohegan Sun. Virtual Reality offers a level playing field where passions and dreams count more than experience and bankrolls. Hello World Communications rents some of the best VR camera systems and accessories. They’d like to help fuel your VR passions by offering a 25% discount to fellow NYWIFT members. In addition, members will be eligible for a 15% discount on all other gear. This offer is good to the end of this year. Hello World is located at 118 West 22nd St., 2nd Floor. Contact them at (212) 243-8800 or go to www.hwc.tv. Owner Ron Yoshida is a NYWIFT member.

INTRINSIC VALUE consultation with NYWIFT member Amy Guggenheim: advocate for your artistic work with integrity and effectiveness. In one to one sessions discover how to use writing as a tool for thinking about, expanding and verbalizing your creative work in simple terms that stem from your unique strengths and insights. Work together to design and edit compelling written materials (pitch, project statements, director’s vision, film and TV bibles, scripts, etc.) to get your projects seen and chosen. Expertise in cross-cultural translation of artistic concepts. INTRINSIC VALUE evolved out of Amy’s work as a teacher of artists, designers, filmmakers, and others; and as an independent filmmaker with international projects supported by grants, crowdsourcing and fundraising campaigns. NYWIFT members receive 20% discount for your first three sessions. Mention code NYWIFT-INVALUE when you contact Amy at guggenheim.amy@gmail.com.

NYWIFT Member Television Packaging Agent and Career Coach Jim Arnoff is offering all Members a complimentary 45 min coaching session at his office by Union Square. Jim has started an Entertainment Coaching Group every other Monday night, 6:30-8 PM, for one-on-one coaching, networking and resourcing. Discount for NYWIFT members. Email Jim at arnoffco@aol.com.

NYWIFT member Mark Gasper encourages fellow members to attend his free Ninja Balance / Supple Strength class at the Hudson Guild John Lovejoy Elliott Community Center (441 W. 26th St.) every Monday night at 6:30 PM. It is presented as part of Shape Up NYC, sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation and it a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class. The class is open to everyone and to all fitness levels. Mark provides modifications for all exercises, so everyone can participate fully. They work on Balance, Strength and Flexibility within an uptempo Cardio format that is a lot of fun. See details online, as well as a promo video!

NYWIFT member Lisa Brigantino, a music supervisor/rights clearance specialist/composer is offering free initial phone consultations to NYWIFT members. Lisa is the founder and President of Hidden Pond Productions, Inc. The company is a one stop shop that provides music supervision, music licensing, talent acquisition, rights clearance of any kind (music, talent, photos, film clips, artwork, etc.) and custom music scoring and production for a variety of clients working in film, television, advertising, non-broadcast, new media and more.  Contact Lisa at lisa@hiddenpondproductions.com to schedule a consultation. Visit her website to find out more about the company and the services they provide.

NYWIFT member Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW, is an author, writing instructor and therapist. She runs Building the Artist’s Ego workshops and conducts individual therapy sessions with creative people to help them work on blocks such as procrastination, lack of inspiration, perfectionism, paralyzing fear or other stoppers. She is offering a free 20 minute telephone or Skype session. Email sherrymsw@earthlink.net for more info.

Free Music Consultation
with Linnette Harrigan, NYWIFT member and music supervisor. Linnette is the founder and President of Linnette Harrigan Media Inc. She and her team regularly work on feature films, documentaries, TV series, pilots and teaser reels.?

Get a complimentary career coaching session from member and certified coach Joanne Zippel of Zip Creative! Joanne Zippel’s Creative Coaching practice evolved out of her work as a manager of playwrights and screenwriters—guiding their careers and helping them to pursue their passions in what is well known as an often difficult, changeable and sometimes arbitrary business. Helping highly motivated people clarify and achieve their vision has long been, and remains, central to her work as a producer, entrepreneur and coach. Through the unique combination of her professional experience in the entertainment industry and her life coaching she can help you clarify your vision, build a solid foundation from which to make authentic career and life decisions and take practical action on them. Read more.

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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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