stop listening to Lauryn Hill’s cover of “Feeling
Good,” one of many great Nina Simone covers that will be released
along with the documentary What Happened,
Miss Simone?, which hits Netflix on Friday.
done: Another great film with a female lead breaks records! Inside Out, a coming-of-age tale that follows five
anthropomorphic emotions inside the mind of a young girl, had the highest-grossing
for a Pixar movie this weekend.
Financing Day Follow Up: We had a great discussion about the different
distribution windows that now exist for independent filmmakers at our Film
Financing Day event on Saturday. Brian Newman of the Tranparency Project let us
know about this great distribution glossary they have developed.
With her company Evenfield Entertainment, producer Kerry Fulton is looking to do just that: even the playing field. That's a mission we can certainly get behind. She brings her experience working in the global TV and film market to NYWIFT as one of the newest additions to our Board of Directors.READ MORE
What can independent producers learn from farmers and bakers? A lot more than you might think, according to NYWIFT member Jane Applegate.READ MORE
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
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