Weekly Roundup: Critics, Criticism & Where Are All the Women?
//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/169386090?et=qqo2WkdoSDF_5TVbbHpyOg&sig=4nRWssE736Soy2vAmH2NNoTznl3ZFl4CTa1MUX4kSuY= New York Times critic Alessandra Stanley defends her article about Shonda Rhimes. The Pioneering Women Directors of the DGA event was filled with celebration and discouraging statistics. In a witty interview, director Nicole Holofcener talks directing features, the casting process, and much more. A sad fact about fiction: Career women are more underrepresented on screen than in real life. ...READ MORE
PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT: Women in Comedy
Samatha Bee hanging with the Muppets It was almost two years ago that NYWIFT members Terry Greenberg and Susan Ades came up with the idea to produce a program focusing on women in comedy. Both being “ardent comedy lovers,” shares Greenberg, they knew they wanted a fresh take on the topic so they looked to...READ MORE