7 Aha Moments from ‘Engaging the Feminine Heroic’

The magical lecture by author and script consultant Dara Marks began, appropriately enough, with a blustery downpour. A unique co-production between New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and Writers Guild of America East, “Engaging the Feminine Heroic” was an invitation to honor our mythological heritage and explore the archetypal structures of our stories...


NYWIFT Panel Recap: Writing Fiction for Transmedia and Cross-Platform Entertainment

Panelists spend a half hour in discussion with audience members post-panel. Photographs by Emon Hassan. On Tuesday May 21, 2013, NYWIFT held a panel at the WGAE as part of Internet Week New York, produced by Amanda Lin Costa and moderated by WGAE Director of Programs Dana Weissman. Four transmedia writers discussed creating cross-platform content for...