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 our business. After breaking box office records with Twilight, Hardwicke should have been in demand. She was thanked with a cupcake (yes, really), labeled as “difficult,” and her career was never the same.
Hamptons Award: I was so touched to receive the first-ever Industry Advocate for Women Award at the Hamptons Film Festival this weekend. Our Women’s Brunch and Women Calling the Shots Showcase that we present at the festival every year is one of my very favorite NYWIFT events.
Queens World: Catch NYWIFT Finance and Special Projects Associate Easmanie Michel on the FREE “How Does She Do It?” panel at Queens World Film Festival this Sunday.
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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
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
Made as part of series for German Television (ZDF) in 1986, Seven Women Seven Sins, proved to be an exceptional collaboration of 1980’s independent #DirectedByWomen cinema. Women's Film Preservation Fund co-chair Kirsten Larvick discusses the film's relevance in advance of its screening at The Quad on September 26th and 27th, 2018.READ MORE