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What’s in Your Toolkit: Leah Curney

Multi-hyphenate artist Leah Curney - an actor, writer, and director - shares what keeps her organized and inspired, from notebooks to podcasts and more. Plus, she expounds on the one piece of advice that frustrated her...until the truth of it finally clicked.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Dana Covarrubias

2018 NYWIFT Designing Women honoree Dana Covarrubias shares the tools - both literal and figurative - she keeps in her costume design toolkit.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Adetoro Makinde

The trip to the Sundance Film Festival can be daunting - but NYWIFT Member and Women Independent Producers (WIP) President Adetoro Makinde has ventured to Park City eight times, so it is safe to say she is a  Sundance pro! We caught up with her on the eve of the festival to try to glean some wisdom...and see what's in her toolkit both at Sundance and on set. 

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Jennifer Snowdon

NYWIFT member Jennifer Snowdon shares insights from her 25-year-career as a makeup artists and offers us a peek inside her makeup toolkit.

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What’s In Your Toolkit: Maria Miles

Entertainment attorney Maria Miles extols the joys of Diet Coke and how with her laptop, cell phone, and wifi, she can work anywhere in the world.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Margarita Sophia Cortes

Publicist Margarita Sophia Cortes is always on the go to support her clients - with her "Mary Poppins" bag in tow. She took a five minute break from the rat race to tell us what she keeps in her toolkit.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Kathryn O’Kane

"In this increasingly digital age, I still really like to work on paper," says television director and producer Kathryn O'Kane. Learn what else is in Kathryn's toolkit!

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Mahak Jiwani

Mahak Jiwani, producer of the short film "Darling," gave us a peak at her toolkit as she ran to her screening at the Hamptons International Film Festival last month.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Sini Anderson

Our new column asks our members about their favorite tool, software, article of clothing, shoes on set, favorite scriptwriting software, etc. We caught up with Sini Anderson after her short film screening at the NYWIFT Women Calling the Shots Shorts Showcase at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

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What’s in Your Toolkit: Grace Kim

NYWIFT is excited to launch our fun new Friday blog series, "What's in Your Toolkit?" where we ask women in the industry about the tools - both literal and figurative - they rely on to get the job done. For our first edition, we caught up with writer/director Grace Kim on the run before her film's screening at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

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