Muse Awards: We hope to see you at the 38th Annual Muse Awards this Thursday! In addition to our usual festivities, we are honored to have Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul give welcoming remarks, and Commissioner Julie Menin will present the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment “Made in New York” award to actor and producer Alysia Reiner.
Time Magazine: Kudos to Time Magazine for naming “The Silence Breakers” as the person of the year. It’s about time sexual assault victims’ voices were heard.
Francesca Andre: NYWIFT member Francesca Andre is making waves with her short film Charcoal, a powerful look into “colorism” within the black community, focusing on women of different ages who wish their skin was lighter so they would conform with the sometimes harsh beauty standards of white-dominated American popular culture.
Harassment Statistics: Two new surveys reinforce what we all know: the Center for Talent Innovation’s study, “What #MeToo Means for Corporate America,” shows that the...READ MORE
NYWIFT is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors, elected by the membership in late Spring. This diverse, accomplished group of women are at the top of their game in TV, film and digital media. We get to know producer Yvonne Russo, one of the latest additions to our leadership team.READ MORE
Designing Women: We’re pleased to announce actors Nia Long, Christine Ebersole and Debra Monk will present at Monday’s Designing Women awards (with special appearances from...READ MORE
Audition Progress: SAG-AFTRA has called for an end for auditions and business meetings in “high-risk locations” like hotel rooms and private residences to try to...READ MORE