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NYWIFT 2019 Summer Picnic in the Park

NYWIFT 2019 Summer Picnic in the Park

23 Jul 2019 @ 04:00pm

Join us for our first ever NYWIFT Summer Picnic in the Park! Take a break from the daily grind to enjoy an afternoon outdoors with your NYWIFT community.

We’ll meet at the Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park, located on the East Side at 75th Street. We suggest you wear red so we can all find each other. Bring a blanket and some snacks to share!

Just like at our regular NYWIFT Nights Out, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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Latest news

NYWIFT Board President Simone Pero, was just announced as a Community Builder Honoree for the 2019 Cynopsis Top Women in Media Awards! The Awards honor outstanding contributions by women in every facet of the media industry. From mobile to marketing, social media to social good, and data to distribution, Cynopsis shines a light on the best of the best in TV, digital/tech, esports, sports and advertising. These are the women making bold decisions at every level, agents of change and champions of excellence who are instrumental in driving their businesses forward.

Congrats, Simone! See details.

Earlier this year, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA released their 2019 Hollywood Diversity Report. Titled, “Old Story, New Beginning,” the report examined 12 different jobs among the creators, directors and top-billed cast of the top movies for 2017 as well as 1,316 broadcast television, cable and digital shows from the 2016 to 2017 programming season.

See the results.

Park Slope Moms is a dark-comedy set in an affluent, progressive neighborhood in Brooklyn. The project, written, created by, starring, directed by AND produced by NYWIFT members, is fiscally sponsored by NYWIFT and currently raising money for production and post-production of its proof of concept.

Support the project.

NYWIFT member and 2017 Muse Honoree Julie Dash has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her documentary film Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl, about the life and works of Vertamae Smart Grosvenor.

Learn more.

New NYWIFT Executive Director Cynthia Lopez began on January 1st, 2019.

Read her greeting to the NYWIFT community.

  • "As always and even more so today, women in our business are taking up the mantle of courage and truth-telling and consciousness, and they move and inspire me. We are awake now in a way we have never been before."

    - Actor Judith Light, accepting her 2017 NYWIFT Muse Award

  • "My faith is renewed by the way I experience this vanguard moving through the world with such grace at such a complex time. Speaking truth to power and creating a legacy for the women and the men who follow."

    - Actor Judith Light, accepting her 2017 NYWIFT Muse Award

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