Cynthia’s Picks: Empowering Advice, Kyra Sedgwick, Roku Channel

Empowering Advice: Forbes offers 10 top tips for navigating Hollywood as a female creative.

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.”


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Cynthia Lopez Cynthia Lopez is the Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television and an award-winning media strategist.

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