Rule Breakers: Listen to NYWIFT member Jennifer Fox and Board President Simone Pero, writer/director and producer respectively of The Tale on the “Rule Breakers” podcast. Jennifer and Simone talk about the film, the layered consequences of sexual abuse, what we can do to protect others and the journey to healing.
DOC NYC: I am thrilled to see how many of our NYWIFT members have films at DOC NYC next week! If you’re going to the festival, be sure to check out some of these films by the talented women (and men!) in our community. And if you’re not yet following us on Instagram, have a look at the @NYWIFT account, where we are posting about each of the films before the festival begins on November 8th.
Carole Chazin: In honor of longtime NYWIFT member and supporter Carole Chazin, New York Women in Film & Television has established the Human Trafficking Awareness Grant in her name. The grant for $7,500 will be awarded to a woman director for a recently completed documentary film or a documentary work-in-progress film on human trafficking. Applications are open through December 3rd.
Harassment Statistics: Two new surveys reinforce what we all know: the Center for Talent Innovation’s study, “What #MeToo Means for Corporate America,” shows that the...READ MORE
NYWIFT is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors, elected by the membership in late Spring. This diverse, accomplished group of women are at the top of their game in TV, film and digital media. We get to know producer Yvonne Russo, one of the latest additions to our leadership team.READ MORE
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
Audition Progress: SAG-AFTRA has called for an end for auditions and business meetings in “high-risk locations” like hotel rooms and private residences to try to...READ MORE