NYWIFT Blog

Sound Bite: Actor Carmen Ejogo at Designing Women

Our exclusive red carpet moment with acclaimed actor Carmen Ejogo, who offered her take on how women of color can persevere in the film and television industry.

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: AN A FOR AMY & ADVICE FROM AVA

Photo, courtesy of Universal Being a “Trainwreck” puts Amy Schumer on the A-List. Is Nicolle Wallace fired or isn’t she? The View is very blurry at the moment. “Follow the white guys.” Director, Ava DuVernay’s career tips will enlighten. Comedian Tig Notaro on the downs & back ups of her life and career. (VIDEO) Read this before joining or starting...

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Acting Up: Soul Inspiration

This past month I had the opportunity to travel to Machu Picchu. Wow! Did that trip turn my vibration, my reality, my thoughts on their head. As time slows down for a bit this summer, I encourage you to inspire your soul. Do something extraordinarily out of the ordinary that will make this summer one to remember....

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Acting Up: Revamp Your Online Bio

Every six months or so, I always find myself looking over my website, Actors Access account and IMDB page to see if everything is up to date and current. This time around, as I read my bio, I could feel a heaviness. I just didn’t connect with what I was reading. So, I decided on...

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Acting Up: Every House Has a Back Door

Sunbeam Castle by Rachael Towne on Flickr. I hear actors constantly talking about not being called in by a casting director. I feel their frustration and know the amount of energy they’re putting toward meeting casting directors and getting on their radar. If there’s a project you want in on, reach out to the producer, the writer, the...

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