Member Joanne Zippel of Zip Creative is offering her 6th NYWIFT Career Support Workshop – open to NYWIFT members only! This eight-session workshop will take place every other Tuesday and started April 14 (but you can still register for the remaining sessions!) and will help you clarify your intentions, chart your course in your current career or explore your next act. Participants must sign up for a minimum of six sessions. Click here for full details and register here.
Need to get away from it all? Register now for the 4th Annual Retreat for Media Makers at New Mexico’s gorgeous Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, a 1928 ranch surrounded by 300,000 acres of wild national forest. The retreat is May 24-30. Unplug, unwind and rediscover sources of creativity and inspiration. Retreat co-leader and NYWIFT Muse recipient Dyanna Taylor is offering a 10% discount for NYWIFT members. Enter "NYWIFT member" in the comments section during registration. Click here to register.
NYWIFT member Karen Kohlhaas is offering a $100 discount on the Active Auditor Level for the stage directing class she is teaching beginning June 1. This is a comprehensive and creatively stimulating 52+ hour class. The class includes in-depth, hands-on experience with script analysis, pre-production and research, auditions and casting, table work, communicating effectively with actors, leadership, rehearsal technique, staging, stage composition, making everything a choice, showmanship and troubleshooting. Six guest classes address working with playwrights, designers, casting directors, artistic directors, producers and agents, as well as creating your own work and directing careers. Email DirectingClass@aol.com for more info and the application.
Member Karen Kolhaas is looking for up to 45 actors for her directing class (listed above). There is no charge to act in the scenes, and if you are cast you can attend guest classes free as a thank you. Join the mailing list on her website to receive breakdowns and audition info in early June.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. He is also teaching "Creating and Selling Your Series to Television and the Web" at School of Visual Arts, Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30, starting June 4 for 10 classes - tuition $270. Register at SVA.
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.?
Vagabond Photography of New York and New Jersey is offering discounted headshot sessions, including slate shots at $200 for NYWIFT members and friends. Kids sessions through age 11 are $100. NYWIFT member and photographer Valentine Aprile is also an actress, writer/director, and award winning visual artist. Contact email@example.com for more info and to schedule your shoot.
NYWIFT member Valentine Aprile has a south-facing, clean photo studio available for rent in the Newport area of Jersey City, just one block from the Path train. 12’x12’ in front of backdrop. $160/day 10 AM – 4 PM or $30/hour (three-hour max for hourly rate). Beautifully diffused natural light, backdrops (white, green, marble, or black), reflectors, and studio lights with diffusers available if needed. Bathroom with mirror and dressing room light bulbs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info/photos or to book time.
Get a complimentary career coaching session from member and certified coach Joanne Zippel of Zip Creative!
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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.
Last updated: Apr. 27, 2015