State of the Industry: A Conversation with Film Production Freelancer Isabella Olaguera

Throughout the coming weeks, NYWIFT will sit down with members of the film and television community for a look at how the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the industry, particularly those who work in the indie and art house world. Our first conversation is with NYWIFT Member Isabella Olaguera, a 1st AD who is organizing an initiative to help feed freelancers who are struggling. She shares her insight into how life has come to a halt with so many productions on hold.


Taxes for TV & Film Professionals: Q&A with CPA Nancy L. Adams

"Can I deduct it on my taxes?" CPA Nancy L. Adams answers this question and more, allaying some of the major fears of film & TV freelancers.


Negotiating Your Next Move: Employment and Consulting Agreements Recap

Do Women Earn Less Because They Ask for Less? November 18th, 2015 – by Terisa Thurman Jennifer Lawrence fueled the fire over the conversation of the gender pay gap in Hollywood after she published an essay titled, “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?” The actress learned how her wages compared to her...