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Melissa McCarthy doesn’t embrace Hollywood’s limitations.
Director Freida Mock discusses her poignant documentary Anita.
The highly anticipated 50 Shades movie has a woman writer AND director!
This comedy actress roundtable is hilarious.
As President of NBC Entertainment, Jennifer Salke tries to build diversity.
We can thank Bill Murray for a bit of Maya Rudolph’s success.
The Talent Managers Association elects its 1st female president in 20 years.
Yes, Kris Jenner wants you to watch more of her.
Meet the New NYWIFT Member: Kelly Reagan
Welcome, new NYWIFT member Kelly Reagan! We are so happy to introduce Kelly, who has so much to offer our community. She is a four-time Emmy-nominated producer and writer who has a deep history with major networks like Nickelodeon and Oprah's OWN. She has worked on many projects as a senior writer and producer, including one featuring great names like Michelle Obama (and she even received a letter from the First Family after filming together). We’re thrilled to have her join New York Women in Film & Television and can't wait to see what she does next.READ MORE
Creativity and Angst through the Ages
In early August, NYWIFT made Kris Rey’s new feature I Used to Go Here available for streaming and presented a conversation with the writer/director and lead actress Gillian Jacobs. I Used to Go Here is the story of a young woman in her mid-thirties, Kate Conklin, whose first novel has been released and the consequences of a lack-luster response to the book.READ MORE
“Call Your Mother” Panel: Top Takeaways
Leah Curney looks back on her favorite humorous - and heartfelt - moments from NYWIFT's "Call Your Mother" comedy panel.READ MORE
Michele Remsen’s First Feature Film Defies the Odds
Great ideas, even when plentiful, can have a short shelf life when confronted with sobering realities. But NYWIFT Michele Remsen knows how to persevere. As co-star, producer, director, and screenwriter of an anti-romantic comedy that defies expectations, Michele was the force that made it happen: in 12 days, on a shoestring budget.READ MORE