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.
Black Agents: Of the hundreds of talent agents working at the major Hollywood agencies, only a few dozen are black. The New York Times ran...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
Sundance Fest: Congratulations to all the NYWIFT members with films screening at Sundance! The festival opens on Thursday and runs through February 3rd. It’s time:...READ MORE
This week please join us in welcoming new NYWIFT Executive Director Cynthia Lopez! Cynthia will offer her top picks of NYWIFT and industry news to...READ MORE