Don’t forget to RSVP for NYWIFT’s October Programs:
Monday, October 7, 2013 @ 6:30pm (Members Only)
Master Class: Best Production Practices
Veteran producer Jane Applegate shares production strategies proven to reduce stress and save both time and money.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 @ 12:30pm (Members Only)
Lunchtime Skills Building Workshop: The Key to Being a Powerful Presenter
This interactive workshop will help you gain confidence and provide you with effective tools to present yourself effectively in any situation.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 @ 6:30pm
NYWIFT Night Out
Are you a NYWIFT member? Interested in becoming one? Join us to mix, mingle, and get to know other members and the NYWIFT staff in an informal setting.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 @ 6:30pm
Sell Your Screenplay in 30 Days or Less Using New and Traditional Media
NYU professor Marilyn Horowitz leads this interactive workshop on how to create a marketing plan for your project.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 @ 6:30pm
DIY Series: The Content Creator’s Journey
A panel of experts will discuss their experiences creating content across multi-platforms, including film, television and the web.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 @ 7:00pm
NYWIFT Member Screening series: The LuLu Sessions
The LuLu Sessions records via video diary the journey S. Casper Wong shared with her mentor, best friend and on-again-off-again lover over the last 15 months of LuLu’s life.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 @ 6:30pm
The Legal Rights of Freelancers
If you are a freelancer who has questions about your legal rights, we’ve brought together a group of seasoned attorneys along with an entertainment industry accountant, who will address these issues and
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
New Online Film Financing Opportunities
Join us for a presentation from one of the nation’s leading film finance practitioners Tom Selz, of entertainment law firm Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, who will help producers understand how to take advantage of Internet-based fundraising, recent tax incentives and other new sources of support.
Welcome to NYWIFT, Jade Dressler! Jade has imagined, designed and created for mass and niche pop-culture and luxury lifestyle clients for over 30 years. From nature-inspired body jewelry on major couture runways to award-winning landscape art spanning acres in Brazil, she is known for producing touchpoints of meaning that connect and energize all our lives. The Jade Dressler Agency is NYC-based with global partners. The agency is known for lifting the dreams of personalities, brands and businesses clients with creative services that deliver compelling design, messaging, events, and experiences that thrill. Jade spoke to us about daring to be a disruptor, amazing moments with Karl Lagerfield, and her brand new screenplay!READ MORE
Welcome to NYWIFT, Candece Tarpley! Candece Tarpley, of Sissipahaw/Tuscarora/Tsalagi descent, is a World Champion Powwow dancer, an actress and a poet-storyteller-playwright who has been writing since childhood. Holding her heritage close, she's been a featured performer nationwide, weaving her crafts with the patrons of the Public Library of Boulder Colorado; Middlebury College in Vermont; Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts; the Pequot Museum in Connecticut; the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Natural History in New York City, as well as other creative venues. Candece spoke to us about how her Indigenous heritage influences her work, the response to her television series, and her next major projects.READ MORE
New York based filmmaker Melissa Morales is a first-generation Puerto Rican Latina alum from CUNY Brooklyn College with a BA in Film Production, holding a magna cum laude GPA. Melissa is an aspiring writer, director, producer and production designer, and multimedia content creator. She has written, directed, & produced four short films in 2022, with her thesis "Bigger" winning a NYWIFT Emerging Female Filmmaker Award at Brookly College and a NYIFA Best Student Director Award both in 2023! Melissa tells us about receiving the NYWIFT Emerging Female Filmmaker Award, her role as a writer, director, and producer, and more!READ MORE
Welcome to NYWIFT, Hyonok Kim! Hyonok is an award-winning filmmaker and choreographer who creates innovative and experimental film. Hyonok was born in South Korea, then studied film and dance in Paris and New York. Rather than dialogue, her films use dance to express interactions, bringing the emotional experience to the viewer. She choreographed and directed 15 dance films including Weeping Water, For Sunrise, Dance with Horses, Ode on a Korean Urn, Isle of Waiting Souls, Passion & Rebirth, South Sea to Isang Yun and L’Heure de Coq. Her films were shown at international film festivals and broadcasted in France, Germany, Australia, China, Korea, the Netherlands, and the USA. Now, she lives and works in the Bronx. Hyonok shares her inspirations in nature, as a choreographer and as a storyteller here!READ MORE