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Terry’s Picks: Board Buzz, 62 Writers, Top Performers

Board Buzz: Great news from several NYWIFT board members! The Tale – produced by Simone Pero – continues to rack up award nominations, including a Golden Globe nom for last year’s Muse honoree Laura Dern and a Critics Choice nom for this year’s Muse Ellen Burstyn; Annetta Marion was selected for NBC’s Alternative Directors Program inaugural all-female class; and Jamie Zelermyer was featured on Start TV this week talking about her advocacy and career as a producer. We have some powerhouse women leading our organization!

62 Writers: No more arguments about “not being able to find a black female writer.” The Hollywood Reporter took a group photo of 62 black women writers who are working in film and TV now.

Top Performers: A new study proves that movies starring women outperform male-led films at the box office. So let’s make more of them!

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