Film Registry: Our Washington, DC, sister chapter WIFV-DC launched their annual campaign to include more women-directed films in the National Film Registry. We hope you will support them by nominating some wonderful female-driven films this year.
My Update: Speaking of DC, I sent out a recent update to the NYWIFT community about my first seven months as Executive Director (hint: it involved a trip to the capital).
Orange Ending: As Netflix’s Orange is the New Black comes to a close this week, Variety noted how it changed inclusion in television: it “dove headfirst into the challenge of depicting the interlocking stories of poor, queer, addicted inmates of many races; the women of Litchfield Penitentiary quickly became one of the most inclusive casts TV had ever seen.”
Emmy Panel: Check out the September 27th episode of the No Rest for the Weekend podcast for a fun recap of our NYWIFT Season Kickoff:...READ MORE
Emmy Highlights: Kudos to both Alex Borstein and Michelle Williams, who used their Emmy platforms to remind us all – especially women – how advocating...READ MORE
Help Line: NYWIFT is proud to announce that we have partnered with Women in Film and the Actors Fund to bring expanded hours and New...READ MORE