Meryl Streep: Congrats to Meryl Streep, longtime friend of NYWIFT and funder of The Writers Lab, who will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2017 Golden Globes.
Mila Kunis: When a male producer told Mila Kunis she “will never work in this town again” after she refused to pose semi-nude, she took action. Kunis talks about forming her own production company and refusing to stand for micro-aggressions in the workplace.
Inequality Below-the-Line: A recent Variety article discusses the pay disparity between the male-dominated Art Directors Guild and the female-dominated Costume Designers Guild.
NYWIFT member and graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology Nikia Nelson has been working in the fashion and entertainment industries for several years. She started her career working in magazine publishing in the fashion and photo departments. She was able to parlay her experience into working as a stylist & costume designer for fashion, film, and television. Nikia recently worked as Assistant Costume Designer for the Amazon series The Horror of Dolores Roach. Based on the hit Spotify podcast series of the same name, The Horror of Dolores Roach is a contemporary Sweeney Todd-inspired urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. The series will premiere at the 2023 Tribeca Festival.READ MORE
Throughout the coming weeks, NYWIFT will sit down with members of the film and television community for a look at how the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the industry, particularly those who work in the indie and art house world. Our first conversation is with NYWIFT Member Isabella Olaguera, a 1st AD who is organizing an initiative to help feed freelancers who are struggling. She shares her insight into how life has come to a halt with so many productions on hold.READ MORE
Production Women: It’s time for more women behind the lens. From lighting to sound to stunts, costumes, sets, and beyond, learn about the many career...READ MORE