Cynthia’s Picks: NYWIFT Programming Goes Digital, Emergency Funds, Facebook Group

NYWIFT Programming Goes Digital: We have launched a new series, NYWIFT Talks – to bring updated news and vital information about the impact of COVID-19 on the media and entertainment industry. Industry professionals will be in conversation discussing what you need to know about theatrical releases, digital advances, virtual tools, festival opportunities, production updates and more. NYWIFT members can attend the NYWIFT Talks webinars live for free, then the recordings are available to the general public afterward free of charge of on our new digital programming hub.

Emergency Funds: I wanted to draw your attention to two important emergency funds –
Creative Change Emergency Assistance for Artists and Field of Vision Documentary Freelancer Relief Fund. We have these funds and more listed in our ever-updating NYWIFT Emergency Resource Directory on our website.

Facebook Group: We encourage NYWIFT members to join our new private Facebook group. Connect directly with fellow members to ask advice, hire and be hired, share housing requests – whatever you need right now from your NYWIFT Sisters.


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Cynthia Lopez Cynthia Lopez is the Executive Director of New York Women in Film & Television and an award-winning media strategist.

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