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.
Let’s welcome Costume Designer and Wardrobe Stylist Rosemary Lepre Forman to NYWIFT! She has contributed her artistic vision to a myriad of projects such as Woody Allen’s Deconstructing Harry, Spin City starring Michael J. Fox and Heather Locklear, Sex and the City, Law & Order: SVU, Friends from College, Red Oaks, Darren Star’s Younger, and the film Summertime. After many years of dedication, Rosemary received the NYWIFT Designing Women Award in 2011 for her contributions to the TV show Nurse Jackie and later earned the title of Head Costume Designer. When she is not working, Rosemary enjoys playing ukulele and is an avid runner. She is also a devoted mom who divides her time between Manhattan and Windham, New York. Read more about Rosemary as we discuss the importance of persistence, her flair for vintage clothing, and the legendary and multitalented Oscar-winning performer who she would relish being able to design an outfit for!READ MORE
Two Studies: A study from Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative in partnership with National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP,...READ MORE
Diane Paragas: In NYWIFT’s latest collaboration with Honeysuckle Magazine, we interviewed filmmaker Diane Paragas about her film Yellow Rose and how it contributes to our...READ MORE