Top Takeaways – NYWIFT Talks: Filmmakers and Activists discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, their life’s work, and hope for the future.
In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, NYWIFT Talks recently brought together a vibrant panel of award-winning women filmmakers and activists dedicated to fighting systemic racism to discuss their work and the social justice revolution of today.READ MORE
Last month in New York City, Women's eNews held their annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century and it was a night of celebration for a diverse group of honorees, all fearless leaders who are committed to advancing gender equality throughout the world...including NYWIFT's own Executive Director, Cynthia Lopez. We share a portion of Lopez's insightful remarks on how women can truly change the world.READ MORE
Cynthia Lopez: I am so thrilled that Cynthia Lopez will be my successor as Executive Director of NYWIFT starting January 1st. I will miss my colleagues dearly, but I know I leave the organization in highly competent hands. Muse Honorees: Join us at the Muse Awards on December 13th! This year’s incredible slate of honorees includes Sarah Jessica...READ MORE
//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/486363289?et=i-3vXGNAQ_1ma7_bFMgQ-w&SeoLinks=off&sig=YcRFzn7IhsUJvIjJyiPZZh7_9SFfZLMtZxobB6eSdsU= In case you hadn’t heard, Lupita Nyong’o is also “Most Beautiful.” Courtney Cox’s directorial film debut launches at Tribeca Film Festival. It’s a family affair! Brooklyn native Marisa Tomei discusses her latest project and losing friend Phillip Seymour Hoffman. 20-year-old Keke Palmer will make television history this summer. After 47 years, Universal Pictures distribution chief Nikki Rocco is retiring....READ MORE
//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/167209623?et=Kg1MuwxjQClW04eYpiguVQ&SeoLinks=off&sig=hB5yEDyE2pDGOH6X-uumfriIvQcDwWhIBHAEHt2c9sc= Celebrating: the appointment of NYWIFT member Cynthia López to be the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and… Feeling honored: to be quoted in the press release! I am one of many looking forward to the growth that López will bring to the film, television and digital media production community here in New York. And while...READ MORE