Voices Heard: NYWIFT Board VP Margarita Sophia Cortes wrote a courageous, empowering take on Hollywood’s sexual harassment firestorm for the NYWIFT HuffPost column.
Muse Awards: We’re thrilled to announce the honorees for the 38th annual Muse Awards: Laura Dern, Judith Light, director Julie Dash, Refinery29’s Amy Emmerich, and filmmaker and philanthropist Regina K. Scully. Actor and CBS commentator Nancy Giles will emcee. We hope you’ll join us on December 14th!
Mad Libs: Have a good laugh – or perhaps a good cry – filling in the blanks for this tongue-in-cheek template for informing the “female love interest” that she will not be in the sequel.
Love, Gilda: Lisa D’Apolito’s acclaimed feature documentary Love, Gilda, about legendary comedian Gilda Radner, hits theaters nationwide on September 21st. The film was fiscally sponsored...READ MORE
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
Throughout history, and specifically film and television history, women have been early to identify and seize opportunity in emerging fields—only to be edged out of those fields, and their history, once they become mainstream. Mellini Kantayya shares four great reads about the women pioneers of early Hollywood.READ MORE
Actors Ruby Dee and her husband Ossie Davis fought for civil rights from Washington, DC to Hollywood. And they were married for nearly 60 years. Kathryn O'Kane shares some of favorite quotes and moments from their joint memoir, In This Life Together.READ MORE