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.
NYWIFT is thrilled to welcome new board members to our leadership team for the 2022-2023 season! We sat down with new NYWIFT Board Member Kia Brooks who, as Deputy Director of longtime NYWIFT partner The Gotham Film and Media Institute (formerly IFP), is no stranger to the NYWIFT community! Brooks created The Gotham’s Owning It program that supports women and non-binary media makers and entrepreneurs who break boundaries in the media and entertainment industry, and developed the Expanding Communities program, which provides resources, community space, and industry access to individuals with Disabilities and BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ creators.READ MORE
We are thrilled to welcome new NYWIFT member Isi Laborde! Isi is a Brooklyn-based actor (AEA, SAG/AFTRA). Her film roles include Return to Montauk, directed by Academy Award-winner Volker Schlöndorff, and Jay-Z’s music video “Smile,” directed by Grammy-winner Miles Jay. She has had TV appearances in Facebook TV's Strangers and Paramount's Younger. Theater credits include The Bacchae at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club and Skip to My Lou at Theater for the New City. Isi spoke to us about her craft, how she kept up her creativity during COVID, and her dream role!READ MORE
NYWIFT member Judith Davis shares her favorite experiences from the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, including Q&A highlights, best women-led films, and star-studded red carpet moments.READ MORE
Let’s welcome new NYWIFT member Ekaterina Korshunova! Ekaterina (or Kate for short) attended Moscow’s RUDN University where she graduated with a degree in journalism. Kate currently works as a freelance social media coordinator and producer. She has filmed and produced promotional videos for many local businesses as well as major brands. She spoke to us about her move to the US, her teaching philosophy, and her dreams for the future.READ MORE