NYWIFT Blog

Terry’s Picks: Deadline Extended, Diversity Matters, Broadway Exclusion

Deadline Extended: We have extended the deadline for submissions to The Writers Lab this year. Women over 40, you now have until 11:59 PM EST on March 5th to send us your scripts! Diversity Matters: As hoped, Marvel’s Black Panther had a wildly successful opening weekend – proof that gender and racial diversity can and...

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A Review of “Honour: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan” by NYWIFT Member Gaudys Laxury

Gaudys Laxury shares her thoughts on fellow NYWIFT member Dipti Mehta's one-woman show "Honour: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan," now playing at the New York International Fringe Festival. "Honour" offers a fun and poignant look at the exotic, dangerous life of Mumbai's real-life brothels and why they exist.

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: FUNNY BUSINESS, AGEISM & ACTION

Image via The Hollywood Reporter Even when discussing sexism, racism & death threats these women are still “effin” funny! Watching the 2015 Tony Nominees “In Performance” will put you in a great mood. (VIDEO) Freelancers Union founder Sara Horowitz has “commandments” to thrive in today’s new economy. This ageism chart supports what Maggie Gyllenhaal and thousands...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP

Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith  Photo Copyright: ITV VIA DIGITAL SPY Downton’s Laura Carmichael (Edith) discusses her character’s happiness. $250 + Makeup Artist Robin Mathews = Dallas Buyers Club Oscar Nom. Have a Theater degree? Hollywood may be the perfect next step. These TEN new grants from Tribeca Film Institute are much appreciated! 2013 Scientific & Technical Oscars were awarded. All...

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