Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Photo Copyright: ITV VIA DIGITAL SPY
Downton’s Laura Carmichael (Edith) discusses her character’s happiness.
$250 + Makeup Artist Robin Mathews = Dallas Buyers Club Oscar Nom.
Have a Theater degree? Hollywood may be the perfect next step.
These TEN new grants from Tribeca Film Institute are much appreciated!
2013 Scientific & Technical Oscars were awarded. All male nominees.
The late-night television landscape isn’t much better.
R.I.P. Sid Caesar.
– KELLY GLOVER
Meet the New NYWIFT Member: Alfreda Howard
Welcome to NYWIFT, hair & makeup artist Alfreda Howard! Fre Howard is the proud owner of Faces By Fre, LLC, Makeup Artistry and is on the Board of Directors of Philadelphia WIFT. Her most recent credits include Makeup Department Head for Netflix’s "Free Meek", Season 13 of "Mystery Science Theatre 3000," and national commercials including a Smartwater spot with Pete Davidson. She has also designed makeup and wigs for several operas! Howard spoke to us about special effects makeup, advocacy & education, and how the pandemic shaped her career.READ MORE
NYWIFT Women’s History Month Spotlight: Leah Curney
We continue to celebrate our creative members who are making innovative impacts through entertainment, media, film, and television, with a special spotlight our NYWIFT Women Crush Wednesdays Podcast team members. Today writer, director, producer and performer Leah Curney discusses her latest short film, her introduction to NYWIFT through the New Works Lab, women's history inspirations and more.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
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