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 recaps it for our Huffington Post column, as we look ahead to what’s next.
Sheila Nevins: NYWIFT member Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films, sat down with Lesley Stahl for a round of questions & answers on CBS Sunday Morning.
Box Office: Women turned out in record numbers for three of the top five grossing films in 2016, and accounted for 50% of overall ticket sales and 52% of the moviegoer demographic in the US and Canadian markets, the Motion Picture Association of America reported.
Cynthia’s Picks: Black Agents, Children’s Media, Female Representation
Black Agents: Of the hundreds of talent agents working at the major Hollywood agencies, only a few dozen are black. The New York Times ran...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: Board Buzz, 62 Writers, Top Performers
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
Terry’s Picks: Pilot Season, Tribeca 2018, Diversity Wins
Pilot Season: Women are directing 24 of the 75 broadcast TV pilots this year, which amounts to 32 percent. This is a huge improvement –...READ MORE
Terry’s Picks: NYC Pilots, Good News, Overlooked Women
NYC Pilots: Business is booming in New York, with 11 hour-long pilots shooting here this year. This ties with the previous record year, 2012. Good...READ MORE