Changing Times: Every day brings another story of sexual harassment (and worse) in Hollywood, from Louis C.K., to Kevin Spacey to Supergirl’s Andrew Kreisberg. Kudos to all the women and men who continue to speak out and support one another.
Tiffany Haddish: Tiffany Haddish made Saturday Night Live history on Saturday by becoming the first black female stand-up comic to host the show in its 43 seasons – yes, 43. That’s 836 episodes without one black female comedian host. It’s absurd it took SNL this long, and hopefully she will be the first of many.
Agnès Varda: Congratulations to filmmaker Agnès Varda on receiving an Honorary Award from the Academy at the 2017 Governors Awards this past weekend.
#SummerHours Series: The NYWIFT #SummerHours blog series by members Mellini Kantayya and Kathryn O’Kane is back again this year with recommendations for your summer reading...READ MORE
Screening Series: NYWIFT is seeking submissions for our fourth annual Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories series, which showcases films about women directors and/or producers that about...READ MORE
Starless Moonlight’s Lesson on Making Your Production Shine Brighter: Q & A with Casting Director Angela Mickey
After Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture, casting director and NYWIFT member Angela Mickey had some insights on what independent filmmakers and can learn from its casting.READ MORE
Viola Davis: Congratulations to Viola Davis, who became the first black actor to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award this weekend. And with her...READ MORE