December programs are filling up fast so make sure to RSVP soon.
Bullets, Bios, Resumes, and Interviews
Monday, Dec 2, 6:30 pm, NYWIFT Offices (6 East 39th St)
Learn to write, pitch, and interview for high impact.
TV Pitch Fest
Wednesday, Dec 4, 6 pm, NYWIFT Offices (6 East 39th St)
An amazing opportunity! NYWIFT members have the chance to pitch their ideas to industry insiders—from HBO, Nickelodeon, Tangerine Entertainment, and more—who will provide feedback. Come prepared with your pitches, loglines, and one-sheets/leave-behinds. Registration required; see complete info.
DIY Series: Independent Theatrical Release
Thursday, Dec 5, 6:30 pm
Join NYWIFT for a panel that will discuss alternative distribution avenues for local marketing of screenings and bookings of theaters.
2013 Muse Awards
Thursday, Dec 12, 11:30 am, New York Hilton
Hosted by Wendy Williams and Andy Cohen, NYWIFT’s ever-popular awards show will honor Ellen Barkin, Connie Britton, Robin Wright, Sonia Manzano, Bravo President Frances Berwick, and Nancy Malone.
Recap: NYWIFT Talks with Julie Taymor and Kimberly Guerrero About “The Glorias” and Getting Out the Vote
NYWIFT blogger Kristin Reiber Harris reflects on our powerful conversation with the team behind The Glorias, including Julie Taymor's creative process, the celebration of Native voices, and how we as women live in constant dialogue with our former selves.READ MORE
Best Practice Advice for Targeting Corporate Sponsorship to Help Fund Your Film
Learning the ins and outs of corporate sponsorship for your film projects can seem daunting, but Kim Skildum-Reid lays out all best practice principles to help you create a compelling pitch.READ MORE
State of the Industry: A Conversation of Lydia Darly of the Nova Frontier Film Festival and Lab
The voices of Black, Middle Eastern, and Latinx artists have long been marginalized. But at Nova Frontier Film Festival and Lab, they take center stage. Actor, filmmaker, writer, producer, and film programmer Lydia Darly discusses why she co-founded the festival (where NYWIFT is proud to present an Outstanding Female Content Creator Award), and what she hopes to see from the 2020 edition which, like so many recent events, is going virtual.READ MORE
State of the Industry: A Conversation with Theatrical Booker Clemence Taillandier
Clemence Taillandier is an independent film distribution veteran, having worked as a theatrical booker for over 15 years. She now operates her own distribution services company and provides theatrical, festival booking and consultation services to boutique distributors including Film Movement and Distrib Films, two distributors specialized in foreign films and documentaries. She has been at the forefront of moving the cinema experience to a virtual space in the wake of COVID-19.READ MORE