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.”
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
DGA Report: Some good news to start your holiday season – the latest DGA Episodic TV Director Inclusion Report shows that in the 2018-2019 television...READ MORE
Harriet Movie: Huge congrats to director Kasi Lemmons and the team from Harriet on their huge success this weekend! Lenore DeKoven: NYWIFT co-founder Lenore DeKoven...READ MORE