Pilot Season: Women are directing 24 of the 75 broadcast TV pilots this year, which amounts to 32 percent. This is a huge improvement – last year, only 6 out of 70 were directed by women.
Tribeca 2018: We have so many NYWIFT members with films headed to Tribeca this year – be sure to check them all out! Lisa D’Apolito’s documentary Love, Gilda will open the fest on April 18.
Diversity Wins: Films with women or minorities in lead roles dominated the box office for 11 out of the first 12 weekends this year.
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
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...READ MORE
Congrats: Tatiana Maslany finally earned her first Emmy nomination this year for playing not one but six leading roles on Orphan Black, one of my...READ MORE
Good judgment: Natalie Portman insisted on hiring a woman director for the upcoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic. Not bad: This NPR piece points out that...READ MORE