Alysia Reiner on the Red Carpet at the 2014 NYWIFT Muse Awards.
Following: Hollywood exposed by the latest leaks from the Sony Pictures hack. It has us all reeling, from reading about income inequality among female executives to learning Aaron Sorkin’s view that women’s roles are not as challenging as men’s roles. The real problem, Aaron, is a lack of substantive roles for women, so we suggest you get writing!
Go watch: Ana Y Yo, a documentary produced by NYWIFT Member Kerry Fulton now available to stream on Seed&Spark. The film was made by women and is about an enigmatic mother and her daughters. Show your support by watching online today!
Proud to hear: Alysia Reiner at the 2014 Muse Awards quoted as saying,“They (NYWIFT) were deeply supportive when I made my first short film, and I am so excited to support them today,” when speaking with entertainment reporter Melissa Unger. When asked about her key to being a successful woman in the industry, she responded, “Believe in yourself and create community.”
Terry Lawler is NYWIFT’s Executive Director. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks.
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