Cynthia Lopez: I am so thrilled that Cynthia Lopez will be my successor as Executive Director of NYWIFT starting January 1st. I will miss my colleagues dearly, but I know I leave the organization in highly competent hands.
Muse Honorees: Join us at the Muse Awards on December 13th! This year’s incredible slate of honorees includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Burstyn, Lisa Nishimura (VP of Original Documentary and Comedy Programming at Netflix), director Tricia Brock, and comedian and activist Maysoon Zayid.
Triple Nominations: Congratulations to NYWIFT member Jennifer Fox’s The Tale (produced by Board President Simone Pero), which has been nominated for three Film Independent Spirit Awards: Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, and Best Editing.
Board Buzz: Great news from several NYWIFT board members! The Tale – produced by Simone Pero – continues to rack up award nominations, including a...READ MORE
Life Lessons: Be sure to read Manohla Dargis’ brilliant piece in The New York Times about what movies teach us about being a woman. She...READ MORE
The Art of Directing and Running a Show: Takeaways from a Conversation with Annetta Marion and Kathryn O’Kane
At a recent NYWIFT program, board members (and director/showrunners) Kathryn O’Kane and Annetta Marion discussed the unique role of the showrunner, and the combination of skill, gumption, and inspiration essential in helming a show.READ MORE
Giving Tuesday: Today is Giving Tuesday, and I hope you’ll consider making a donation to NYWIFT as part of your holiday spending to help support...READ MORE