Women take to the streets in protest for equality.
Making Plans: to attend the NYWIFT/ Women Make Movies/Chicken & Egg and Women in Media Coalition screening of She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry on the evening of Sunday, December 7 at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema.
Listening To: A podcast with Nina Jacobson, the producer of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, discuss, “the meteoric rise of Jennifer Lawrence” and how she discovers material she wants to produce and her thoughts on why we have so few women behind the screen as directors.
Just Read: the Forbes article, What’s Wrong With The Media’s Portrayal Of Women Today, And How To Reverse It.
“Ask for Jane” Producer and Star Cait Cortelyou Brings Women’s History to Life on Screen
NYWIFT member Cait Cortelyou has performed on stage or film since childhood but makes a breakthrough debut as producer (and star) of Ask for Jane, which screens at the NYWIFT Member Screening Series on November 19th. Cait sat down with us to discuss how a slice of women's history inspired her to make her producing debut, and what opportunities she sees for women working in the industry today.READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Empowering Advice, Kyra Sedgwick, Roku Channel
Empowering Advice: Forbes offers 10 top tips for navigating Hollywood as a female creative. Kyra Sedgwick: Kyra Sedgwick’s Big Swing Productions has partnered with SeriesFest...READ MORE
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