Reaching the “Right” People in Your Creative Career with Joanne Zippel
Thursday, October 9, 6:30 pm
It can be hard to find and connect with the “right” people to move your career forward. At this hands-on seminar, career coach Joanne Zippel will share powerful techniques that will connect you to the people who are right for you!
Women’s Filmmaker Brunch at the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival
Sunday, October 12, 12 pm
NYWIFT joins with the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) to present a screening of short films showcasing outstanding achievements by women filmmakers. NYWIFT will also be hosting a brunch celebrating the work of women filmmakers at the festival. NYWIFT members are eligible for HIFF industry passes.
Light Iron Presents: Navigating Technology in Production & Post
Tuesday, October 14, 6:30 pm
Join our panel of talented filmmakers as they explore the role of technology in the art and business of content creation. This engaging conversation, provided by Light Iron, will offer valuable insight on how to leverage the right technology at the right time to improve your craft, plus save time and money.
NYWIFT Night Out
Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 pm
Mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.
TV and Film Pitch Fest (new panelists announced!)
Thursday, October 16, 6 pm
NYWIFT members are invited to pitch their TV and film projects to a group of industry insiders who will critique them and provide constructive feedback. Projects can be in any genre, including TV shows, made-for-TV movies, narrative and documentary films, game shows, reality shows and children’s shows.
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition Screening and VintAge Awards
Saturday, October 18, 1 pm
VintAge celebrates the voice and vision of women in the arts and media as they age. This year’s program features the documentary Advanced Style, about older women with unique personal styles and philosophies, plus the short Just the Three of Us, starring Leslie Uggams.
Lunchtime Skills Workshop – Partnering for Success: Creating Winning Collaborations
Tuesday, October 21, 12:30 pm
This interactive workshop with agent and career coach Jim Arnoff will reveal the insider’s strategy for attracting, creating and building powerful collaborations. Whether you’re a writer, producer, director or performer, you will learn how to augment your creative vision by partnering with complementary individuals.
A Conversation with Lee Grant
Monday, October 27, 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening with Lee Grant, a NYWIFT Muse honoree, whose talent, intelligence, grit and passion have made her one of the most respected and beloved figures in the entertainment world. The Oscar winner will be interviewed by critic Jeffrey Lyons.
NYWIFT Member Screening Series:
Red Father & By Any Means A-Veilable
Tuesday, October 28, 7 pm
Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series featuring Red Father, directed by Tova Beck-Friedman, and By Any Means A-Veilable, directed by Charlotte Schiler, both of whom will be available for a Q&A following the films.
NYWIFT is excited to launch our fun new Friday blog series, "What's in Your Toolkit?" where we ask women in the industry about the tools - both literal and figurative - they rely on to get the job done. For our first edition, we caught up with writer/director Grace Kim on the run before her film's screening at the Hamptons International Film Festival.READ MORE
Hamptons Fest: NYWIFT is delighted to partner once again with the Hamptons Film Festival for our Women Filmmakers Brunch and Women Calling the Shots Showcase...READ MORE
Director and producer Kahane Cooperman discusses the inspiration for her short documentary Joe's Violin, her Oscar nomination, and the support she received from New York Women in Film & Television.READ MORE