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.
What’s in Your Toolkit: Dana Covarrubias
2018 NYWIFT Designing Women honoree Dana Covarrubias shares the tools - both literal and figurative - she keeps in her costume design toolkit.READ MORE
Cynthia’s Picks: Two Studies, Unequal Pay, Michele Clapton
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
Cynthia’s Picks: Diane Paragas, Michele Clapton, MOME Fund
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
Cynthia’s Picks: Designing Women, Rachel Chavkin, Queer Women
Designing Women: Thank you to all our honorees, presenters, supporters, volunteers and attendees for a truly fabulous 20th anniversary Designing Women Awards last week. Be...READ MORE