The 43rd Annual NYWIFT Muse Awards

For 42 years, New York Women in Film & Television has presented the Muse Awards annual gala holiday luncheon celebrating women of vision and achievement. Each year, remarkable and accomplished women are honored with this prestigious award. It is NYWIFT’s flagship fundraising event — a highlight of the New York City awards season in the entertainment industry — and is attended by an enthusiastic audience of 700 leading executives from every major studio, broadcast and cable network, and film production facility.

This year we return in-person to gather as a community and celebrate together!

Honorees to be announced soon! Learn about past Muse programs here.

Date: Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

Time: 11 AM ET

Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street

Cost: $499 Non-Members; $249 NYWIFT Members*

*Note Executive, Platinum, and Leadership Members have added ticket discounts. Details here.

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We are proud to announce our 2023 honorees:

Arianna Bocco
President, IFC Films

Danielle Brooks
Actor and Singer
The Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment Made in NY Award

Deborah Chow
Director, Writer, Executive Producer
Nancy Malone Directing Award

Maria Hinojosa
Journalist, Anchor, Executive Producer
Enid Roth Award for Excellence in Journalism

Sandra Lee
Advocate, Activist, Philanthropist, Home Life Expert

Freida Pinto
Actor, Activist, Producer

Lauren Ridloff
Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award

Sharon Stone
Actor, Artist, Humanitarian

Janet Yang
Producer and President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

March 28 @ 11:00am
11:00 am — 2:00 pm (3h)

Cipriani 42nd Street
110 E. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.