Role Reversal: IndieWire looks into the ways that gender swapping characters in television can re-shape perspectives and gain parity for women on screen.
Designing Women: Get your tickets for NYWIFT’s Designing Women on Monday, May 21st, honoring the best and brightest of hair, makeup and costume designers. Honorees for this year are: costume designer Dana Covarrubias (Quantico, Claws, Master of None), hair stylist Anita Lausevic (The Deuce, Instinct, Royal Pains) and makeup artist Martha Melendez (Netflix’s She’s Gotta Have It, The Get Down, BlacKkKlansman). The Variety Ensemble Award will be presented to the hair, makeup and costume design team from Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle.
Immigrant Series: Our 4th Annual Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories series is going strong – check out the recent coverage in AM New York! The next screening will be Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 PM at Neir’s Tavern. The theme is “Recipes from Home,” featuring four short films about traditional dishes. Register online for this free program, which is followed by a talkback and a reception.
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
Film Financing: This Friday, June 16, learn how successful indie producers can get their dramatic feature films financed in our intensive all-day seminar presented by...READ MORE
NYWIFT’s annual Designing Women gala, honoring top hair stylists, makeup artists and costume designers, has been a star-studded highlight of the New York entertainment industry’s Spring calendar since its inception in 2000. As we prepare for the 2017 event on Tuesday, June 6th at NYU Law School, we take a look back at last year’s ceremony, which honored hair stylist Rose Chatterton, makeup artist Anita Gibson, costume designer Sarah Edwards, and the team from Showtime's The Affair.READ MORE