Kim Snyder: Kudos to Kim Snyder, CEO of our partner Panavision, for her incredible commitment to supporting women at all stages of their lives and careers. Forbes published a great interview with Kim, focusing on how she helps women advance in the industry and the particular support and consideration she gives to working parents.
Male Allies: Octavia Spencer noted the importance of male allies when explained how executive producer LeBron James intervened to make sure she was paid fairly for their Netflix series Madam CJ Walker.
Writers Lab: The Writers Lab 2019 is now open for submissions! Now in its fifth year, the four-day retreat provides one-on-one and group mentoring for 12 women screenwriters over 40.
Director Disconnect: While the call for diversity in Hollywood is getting more bandwidth than ever, the movement toward inclusion is still not reaching the director’s...READ MORE
Female Grips: The New York Times pays tribute to the few women who work as grips – one of the most grueling and important tasks...READ MORE
Spring Drive: Now through May 13th is our Spring Membership Drive! Become a NYWIFT member and save 50% off the initiation fee. If you’re not...READ MORE
Agnes Varda: I was so saddened to hear about the passing of legendary filmmaker, documentarian and cinephile Agnes Varda. Indiewire offers up a list of where...READ MORE