NYWIFT Blog

Cynthia’s Picks: Digital Programming, The Writers Lab, Open the Door, Member Survey

Digital Programming: Thank you to the thousands of you who have been tuning in to our NYWIFT Talks and other virtual programs throughout these last few months. Don’t forget, if you missed anything you can catch up with those conversations on our NYWIFT Programming Goes Digital Hub. The Writers Lab: Congratulations to the 12 writers...

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Cynthia’s Picks: Harriet Movie, Lenore DeKoven, Membership Drive

Harriet Movie: Huge congrats to director Kasi Lemmons and the team from Harriet on their huge success this weekend! Lenore DeKoven: NYWIFT co-founder Lenore DeKoven is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the publication of her book, Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film & Theatre, which features a forward by Ang Lee....

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Cynthia’s Picks: Fall Drive, IDA Awards, Pay Up

Fall Drive: We just launched our Fall Membership Drive – become a NYWIFT member by December 2nd to save 50% off the initiation fee and attend the Muse Awards on December 10th at the member rate! There are so many new and exciting NYWIFT initiatives coming up. I hope you will join our community.  ...

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Cynthia’s Picks: Director Disconnect, Board Elections, Ladies’ Morning

Director Disconnect: While the call for diversity in Hollywood is getting more bandwidth than ever, the movement toward inclusion is still not reaching the director’s chair.   Board Elections: NYWIFT members, don’t forget to vote in our Board Elections! Ballots have been emailed out to you and voting closes on May 1st. (If you missed...

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Terry’s Picks: Spring Drive, Sandra Oh, Cool Kids

Spring Drive: If you’re not a NYWIFT member yet, now is your chance! Join NYWIFT by May 18 to take advantage of our Spring Membership Drive discount. Sandra Oh: Former Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh discusses her return to television as the star of BBC America’s Killing Eve and the importance of Asian representation on...

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Terry’s Picks: Fall Drive, VR Jobs, Legal Help

Fall Drive: Now through December 1st is our Fall Membership Drive, during which we offer 50% off the initiation fee when you apply to join NYWIFT! Becoming a member now also lets you attend the star-studded Muse Awards in December at the member rate of $165. Apply now at www.nywift.org/join. VR Jobs: New York City...

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Terry’s Picks: Apply Now, The Drowning, Liz Garcia

Apply Now: The NYWIFT Spring Membership Drive, during which we offer 50% off the initiation fee for new members, ends this Monday, May 15th. Join today! The Drowning: NYWIFT is proud to co-present (with Film Fatales) the screening of Bette Gordon’s The Drowning on Thursday, May 11th at 8:25 PM at IFC Center. The Drowning...

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Terry’s Picks: Spring Drive, Tribeca Films, Black Comediennes

Spring Drive: Now through May 15th is the NYWIFT Spring Membership Drive, during which we offer 50% off the initiation fee for new members. If you’re thinking of joining our community of women calling the shots, now is the time to do it! Tribeca Films: I’m looking forward to next week’s Tribeca Film Festival, which...

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Terry’s Picks: Cinco de Mayo, Women’s Voices, Spring Drive

Cinco de Mayo: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with NYWIFT on Thursday at the next installment of our Immigrant Experiences screening series! We’ll screen three films in Queens about local immigrant artist Marela Zacarías, followed by a Q&A and a reception with Mexican food and margaritas. It’s free! Women’s Voices: Through Friday, May 6 you can...

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NYWIFT Member Spotlight: Annetta Marion

New York Women in Film & Television includes many powerful, dynamic and diverse entertainment industry leaders among its membership. As we celebrate our Spring Membership Drive – with 50% off our initiation fee now through May 15 – we’re spotlighting several members this month. First up: Annetta Marion. An award-winning director, Primetime Emmy-nominated producer and...

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