Women in Animation: I’m thrilled to hear Women in Animation will be working with IATSE 839 (the animation guild) on the 50-50 by 2025 initiative, which aims to see an equal split of jobs for men and women on animation productions by 2025. NYWIFT looks forward to partnering with WIA’s New York chapter at next Monday’s NYWIFT Night Out mixer!
Win Prizes: You can buy Muse Awards raffle tickets online through 11:59 PM EST tonight – and you don’t have to be at Thursday’s event to win! We’re offering vacation packages, designer gift cards, swag from our friends at AMC Networks and more.
Sunday Morning: Thanks to CBS Sunday Morning for featuring the Muse Awards on their weekly calendar. We’re so glad contributor Nancy Giles will emcee again this year!
#Muse40for40: Marquita Pool-Eckert (1999)
The award-winning journalist and producer Marquita Pool-Eckert began her career journey at WABC-TV in New York. She continued on to WNET/13 Public TV to then finally making her way to CBS and becoming the senior producer at CBS News, overseeing production at CBS Sunday Morning.READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Nancy Schwartzman, Maybe Representation, Audition Inclusion
Nancy Schwartzman: Last week NYWIFT hosted a Twitter chat with director Nancy Schwartzman of Roll Red Roll, available now on PBS’ POV. If you haven’t...READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Mindy Kaling, Booksmart Buzz, Thumbs Down, Designing Women
Mindy Kaling: CBS Sunday Morning profiled Mindy Kaling, who spoke candidly about not seeing people like herself represented on screen, and how her new film...READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Director Disconnect, Board Elections, Ladies’ Morning
Director Disconnect: While the call for diversity in Hollywood is getting more bandwidth than ever, the movement toward inclusion is still not reaching the director’s...READ MORE