still from Desert Runners
Congratulations To: NYWIFT Member Yael Melamede. She is the producer of Desert Runner and it just won Audience Award for Documentary at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Excited For: NYWIFT Member Melissa Silverstein, founder of Women and Hollywood. She just was honored with a Susan B. Anthony Award from NOW NY.
Another Great HIFF Moment: Writer and Director Shana Betz takes home the Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award, which honors an outstanding narrative filmmaker at the Hamptons International Film Festival, for Free Ride. Tangerine Entertainment is founded by NYWIFT Member Anne Hubbell.
Terry Lawler is the Executive Director of NYWIFT. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.
Terry’s Picks: Great Gifts, Online Festival, Yvonne Russo
Thank you to everyone who attended the 39th Annual Muse Awards on Thursday! It was such an honor to receive the Made in NY Award...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Board Buzz, 62 Writers, Top Performers
Board Buzz: Great news from several NYWIFT board members! The Tale – produced by Simone Pero – continues to rack up award nominations, including a...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Life Lessons, Dream Team, Zero Weeks
Life Lessons: Be sure to read Manohla Dargis’ brilliant piece in The New York Times about what movies teach us about being a woman. She...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Giving Tuesday, Be Natural, Women Mentors
Giving Tuesday: Today is Giving Tuesday, and I hope you’ll consider making a donation to NYWIFT as part of your holiday spending to help support...READ MORE