Female Grips: The New York Times pays tribute to the few women who work as grips – one of the most grueling and important tasks on set.
Killing Eve: This Glamour headline puts it best: Killing Eve is made for women by women…and it shows.
Thrones Queen: Game of Thrones owes much of its success to executive producer Bernadette Caulfield, who managed to keep the show from “collapsing under its own weight,” often juggling five shooting units, a massive cast, and wild stunts – not to mention dragons – with grace.
Lesley Stahl: I loved this wonderful interview with Lesley Stahl, looking back at her 28-year career with 60 Minutes. Stahl has anchored 640 pieces for 60 Minutes since she joined the show full time in 1991.
On January 13, 2020, the same day that the 2020 Oscars nominations were released — with not a single woman nominated for Best Director for the 87th time in 92 years — the founders of Women’s Weekend Film Challenge (WWFC) opened up applications for their first Los Angeles-based event to advance women in the film industry. The organization’s goals are to provide an intensive networking opportunity for female filmmakers while telling women’s stories on screen. WWFC founders say that the reason so many women apply to the challenge is because they know that the film industry revolves around connections — and WWFC provides the perfect opportunity to make them. Co-founder (and NYWIFT member) Katrina Medoff explains why the group is more relevant than ever.READ MORE
Sundance Bound: We are thrilled to see so many NYWIFT members headed to Sundance with films this year! We’ll be announcing a panel in Park...READ MORE
NYWIFT member Jean Criss offers an exclusive recap of the December 2019 event "Costumes, Couture and Conversing with Emmy-Award winning Costume Designer Donna Zakowska," at FIT SUNY hosted by the State of New York Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television Development. The conversation focused on Zakowska's acclaimed work on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.READ MORE