S.W.A.N Recap: In case you missed our Support Women Artists Now (S.W.A.N.) Day this Spring, our good friends at SVA have made the Q&A available for viewing online! See filmmaker Sabrina Gordon discuss her documentary BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez with Michelle Materre.
Women’s Equity: Kudos to Equity, which opened this weekend and was a New York Times Critic’s Pick. The first-ever female-driven Wall Street film, Equity is produced by, written by, directed by, production designed by, hair/makeup/costume designed by, and stars women! Listen to director Meera Menon discuss the film, which she says “normalizes female ambition,” on the Women and Hollywood blog’s podcast.
Don’t Blink: Congrats to NYWIFT member Laura Israel, whose documentary Don’t Blink – Robert Frank has had such a successful run at Film Forum that is has been extended for two weeks! Catch the documentary by August 9th.
Cynthia’s Picks: Sundance Bound, Annenberg Study, Celluloid Ceiling
Sundance Bound: We are thrilled to see so many NYWIFT members headed to Sundance with films this year! We’ll be announcing a panel in Park...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Reel Equity, Film Registry, Good News
Reel Equity: Tell the entertainment industry that you support members of historically female crafts in their demand for Pay Equity by signing your name to...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Representation Matters, Sheila Nevins, Box Office
Representation Matters: Kathryn O’Kane was among the five NYWIFT board members who joined me at the Women’s Media Summit in Provincetown, MA, last month. She...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Every Episode, Equity Rules, Swim Team
Every Episode: Melissa Rosenberg, Executive Producer of the smash hit Netflix/Marvel series Jessica Jones, announced that every episode of season two will be directed by...READ MORE