Casting News: Tony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) led the cast of Diane Paragas’ musical drama film Yellow Rose along with Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga (Once On This Island, Miss Saigon). The film, which wrapped production in Texas last month, received the NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant.
Women’s History: This past weekend in The New York Times, Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott offered a look at 20 important women behind-the-scenes throughout film history.
Boxed In: The latest Boxed In study from Dr. Martha Lauzen and the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University shows that television continues to represent mostly men on screen and behind the scenes – there was little to no improvement this year.
KitSplit Mentors: Our friends at KitSplit are offering free coaching sessions for women in film and video. Superhero Study: A new study from BBC America...READ MORE
Catherine Hardwicke: This profile of Catherine Hardwicke will and should make you angry. It proves the rampant sexism that is still alive and well in...READ MORE
Hamptons Fest: NYWIFT is delighted to partner once again with the Hamptons Film Festival for our Women Filmmakers Brunch and Women Calling the Shots Showcase...READ MORE
Seven Women: This Wednesday and Thursday September 26th and 27th, Quad Cinema is having a special screening of Seven Women, Seven Sins, the groundbreaking project by...READ MORE