Cynthia’s Picks: Diversity Wins, Seen vs. Heard, Emma Speaks, Networking Tips

Diversity Wins: The Oscars this weekend proved historic on several fronts: Black Panther costume designer Ruth E. Carter (one of our first Designing Women honorees) and production designer Hannah Beachler became the first African-American women to win in their respective fields; Spike Lee and Alfonso Cuaron took home prizes for writing and directing respectively; women...


Muse through the Years: 2003 Honoree Emma Thompson

As we gear up for the 2016 Muse Awards on December 8th, NYWIFT takes a look back at Emma Thompson's brilliant (and hilarious) 2003 acceptance speech about the benefits of failure.


Terry’s Picks: January 14, 2014

Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson at the 2014 National Board of Review Awards Gala. Photo via National Board of Review. Relishing every frame: in this montage of strong female stories, voices, and leadership. It must be the just-released trailer for the Athena Film Festival, which runs February 6 – 9 at Barnard College. Exchanging kudos should always be:...