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Kyra Sedgwick: Kyra Sedgwick’s Big Swing Productions has partnered with SeriesFest for the Women Writing Competition to discover and celebrate bold new series with a distinctly female perspective. The winning female artist(s) will receive a year-long development deal with Big Swing Productions and a live read of her script with professional actors.
Roku Channel: We are proud to launch the NYWIFT Shorts Festival channel on Roku! The 50+ selected short projects from the 2019 NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival are available to watch for free on Roku now through February 28th. Roku users can click here to add the channel, or go to the channel store and look for “NYWIFT Shorts Festival.”
Mismatched ambient noise and clothing rustle are the two biggest mistakes in sound design, according to award-winning sound designer, editor and mixer Paul Michael. At a recent NYWIFT program, he explained to how to avoid - or fix - these problems.READ MORE
Actor and writer Katrina Medoff took on a third role - producer - for the first time with the short film Lovestuck, which premieres Sunday, March 19th at the Queens World Film Festival. She shares her top takeaways from the experience.READ MORE
NYWIFT member Marzy Hart shares her top five takeaways from the Power Player Breakfast with Amy Emmerich, Chief Content Officer at Refinery29, a leading digital lifestyle media company for women.READ MORE
Making make believe is difficult and costly. So heading home to Asbury Park, where encouragement and support is offered freely, was the right choice for Jersey girl (and NYWIFT member) Christina Eliopoulos. She tells us about free hot dogs, meddling neighbors and why mothers make the best publicists.READ MORE