Congratulations To: NYWIFT member Laurens Grant on winning an Emmy for Outstanding Research for Jesse Owens, This American Experience.
Disappointed To Read: in the Director’s Guild’s study on prime-time episodic directors that women are still directing only 14% of TV shows.
Please Join Me: if you are in the Hamptons this weekend at the NYWIFT Women Filmmaker’s Brunch, a tradition at the Hamptons International Film Festival. RSVP HERE.
Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: NOMINATIONS, GENDER ISSUES & GREAT COMPANIES
Photo via Wilson Webb / The Weinstein Company Tis the season to be nominated. SAG & Golden Globes nominees lead the way. Ladies, the force...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: WATCH #52FILMS & NIX FREE LABOR
Photo via WomenInFilm.org In a viewing slump? Pledge to watch #52FilmsByWomen. That should tide you over. Winona Ryder’s looks almost kept her from being cast in Heathers....READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Equal Rights, Angelina Jolie and Blockbuster Women Directors
#ERAnow: Contact your Congress members and insist they support the Equal Rights Amendment, which would expressly prohibit discrimination against girls and women on the basis...READ MORE
WEEKLY ROUNDUP: THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM, HOLLYWOOD SEXISM & WALL STREET
Erin Baiano for The New York Times History is made as Anne Pasternak becomes The Brooklyn Museum’s 1st female director. She’s baaack! Nikki Finke’s new...READ MORE