Diane Paragas: In NYWIFT’s latest collaboration with Honeysuckle Magazine, we interviewed filmmaker Diane Paragas about her film Yellow Rose and how it contributes to our nation’s ongoing heated conversation around immigration.
Michele Clapton: I always love seeing the latest and greatest from our Designing Women honorees! You can spot 2019 honoree Michele Clapton’s costume designs in the new trailer for The King’s Man.
MOME Fund: The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) announced that applications are open for The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. The $5 million grant program launched last year and awarded a total of $1.5 million to 63 film, digital and theatre projects in the first round, including several projects by NYWIFT members. The deadline to apply is October 1.
NYWIFT and USA Local 829 member Naomi Wolff Lachter has designed the costumes for feature films, dozens of plays and musicals, and assistant designed on several major TV series. Every day she is on the job, Naomi posts a motivational saying from her whiteboard on her Instagram account, @wolffie78. She offered us insight into her philosophy – and why good vibes are contagious.READ MORE
Partner Post: Universal Production Services Costume Department- The newest option in costume rentals in the city
Our friends at Universal Production Services Costume Department in NYC offer a look at their services.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