Slut: The Play. Sasithon Photography.
Teen actors from Slut: The Play discuss a serious issue among the selfie generation.
Naomie Harris on the struggles of portraying Winnie Mandela. (video)
Helpful phone apps for actors.
Do (non)friends ask to meet for coffee? Charge them for it.
Q&A with Teresa Lee, creator of NYC comedy web series #YouUp.
Halle Berry helps Hannibal gain strength at the History Channel.
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat does not back down. (video)
Thumbs-up! A list of the 5 best lesbian relationship movies.
Congratulations to Ginger Zee and to the women chosen for NYFCC awards!
— KELLY GLOVER
Highlights from the 2022 AMC Networks Summit
The AMC Networks Summit held at 74Wythe in Brooklyn, NY on September 28, 2022 brought together talent and network executives for moderated discussions centered around the company’s content and legacy from the past, present, and future — and to dissect the new and epic worlds coming to AMCN’s platforms, and introduce the next seminal characters that will capture the hearts and minds of viewers.READ MORE
Meet the New NYWIFT Member: Isi Laborde
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 Black History Month Spotlight: Brianna Seagraves
Happy Black History Month! At NYWIFT we are celebrating the Black creators and artists in our membership, while honoring Black culture & cinema throughout history. Today’s spotlight is on our member Brianna Seagraves, an actress, writer, and award-winning producer. Brianna shares her acting inspirations and her directorial debut at the Billie Holiday Theater.READ MORE
Creativity and Angst through the Ages
In early August, NYWIFT made Kris Rey’s new feature I Used to Go Here available for streaming and presented a conversation with the writer/director and lead actress Gillian Jacobs. I Used to Go Here is the story of a young woman in her mid-thirties, Kate Conklin, whose first novel has been released and the consequences of a lack-luster response to the book.READ MORE