NYWIFT Blog

CONFERENCE ROOM RENTALS

The NYWIFT conference room is available for rent 7 days a week. Seating 20 conference style and 40 theater style. The room is equipped with speaker phone, video monitor and DVD/tape players. Available weekdays 8am-10pm, weekends 9am-6pm. Located in Midtown near Bryant Park.  Open to both members and non-members; NYWIFT members pay a discounted rate. See rates and...

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UNIONS / GUILD PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

IATSE 1515 Broadway, Suite 601 Corporate Partner: Patron Phone: 212-730-1770 IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada, represent the finest craft technicians in the entertainment industry be they servicing stage, screen, television, or exhibition. They design, build, paint, dress,...

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TALENT

Karyn Feiner 250 West 54th Street, Suite 705 Leadership Member Phone: 212-523-0460 Karyn Feiner is President of Chloé Productions, Inc., an established, full-service consulting firm that deals with talent-related issues within the entertainment and advertising industries. They personally handle all of your talent-related headaches: negotiating over-scale/celebrity endorsement contracts, interpreting union agreements, assisting with producing talent,...

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SOUND STAGES

Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106 Corporate Partner: Star Phone: 718-392-5600 Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) has established itself as one of the largest and most sophisticated production centers in New York and on the East Coast. Built in 1920, it was the original home of Paramount Pictures, and over 100 silent...

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SCRIPT CONSULTATION

Marilyn Horowitz 60 West 71st Street, 1A Platinum Member Marilyn Horowitz, the president of ArtMar Productions and creator of The Horowitz System®, is an award-winning NYU professor, a producer, a screenwriter, and a successful New York-based writing coach. She is the author of How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks and The Four Magic...

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PUBLICATIONS

Variety Corporate Partner: In-Kind Phone: 323-857-6600 Since 1905, Variety has been the global entertainment news leader. Weekly Variety delivers unmatched coverage spanning the entire entertainment world. The industry leader since 1933, Hollywood-based Daily Variety is the most respected, most-read daily showbiz news source; sister publication Daily Variety — Gotham — launched in 1998 — additionally...

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PRODUCTION SUPPLIES & SERVICES

Panavision 150 Varick St New York, NY 10013 Corporate Partner: Star Phone: (212) 606-0700 When you see the name Panavision, it is not just a name. There is so much that more it represents: longevity, service, technical innovation, Academy and Emmy awards, and most importantly, people. There are numerous people over the years who have...

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PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Loreen Arbus Productions 8075 West Third Street, Suite 410 Corporate Partner: Superstar 323-930-1244 Contact: arbusprod@arbusprod.com Tribeca Film Center 375 Greenwich Street Corporate Partner star Phone: 212-924-4000 Tribeca Films and Tribeca Film Center are film companies. Tribeca Film Center is an office building providing office space to entertainment professionals. TFC has conference rooms, executive services, and...

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POST-PRODUCTION

Cineric, Inc. 630 9th Avenue, Ste. 508 Corporate Partner: Patron Phone: 212-586-4822 New York’s leading Motion Picture Film Post Production Facility, Cineric Inc. specializes in digital effects, preservation and restoration, image processing, film scanning and recording, video to film transfer, title design, blow-ups, optical effects and anamorphic conversions. Website: www.cineric.com Contact: Bob Freemon V.O. &...

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PERSONAL INSURANCE

Fortis Lux Financial/William Fischer Corporate Partner: Friend Phone: 212-578-6762 William is an advisor with the Fortis Lux Financial Group of New York, a full service office of MassMutual. He works with NYWIFT members in all facets of insurance, investments and financial strategies. NYWIFT members have the opportunity for complimentary visits with William to review their...

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PAYROLL SERVICES

Entertainment Partners 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001 Corporate Partner: Star Phone: 646-473-9000 Entertainment Partners (EP) is the global leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions with offices across the U.S. and Canada. Currently on a mission to digitize the paper-heavy back office processes of...

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OTHER

    Your Book Is Your Hook! Leadership Member Phone: 917-727-8434 Jennifer S. Wilkov is a #1 international best-selling award-winning author, an award-winning freelance writer, the Literary Agent Matchmaker™ and a respected book & business consultant in her business called “Your Book Is Your Hook!” She is also a popular media personality as the host...

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MOTION PICTURE STUDIOS

Viacom Corporate Partner: Friend Viacom connects with our diverse audiences everywhere they are. As a leading global entertainment content company, we know what our viewers want and proudly deliver it across the globe through television, motion pictures and a wide range of digital media. Media Networks includes favorites like BET, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Nick at...

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LEGAL SERVICES

Outten & Golden, LLP 3 Park Avenue, 39th Floor Corporate Partner: Patron Outten & Golden, LLP enjoys a strong national reputation for representing employees, executives and partners in all areas of employment law. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination in class action and impact litigation, Outten &...

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LABS

PostWorks New York The Lab/Processing 227 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017 & The Lab/Dailies 100 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10013 Corporate Partner: In-Kind 212.894.4000/212.661.2530 PostWorks’ state of the art film laboratory processes 35mm, Super 35mm, 16mm, and Super 16mm color negative, and provides push/pull developing, skip bleach, and cross processing....

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INSURANCE

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty 2350 Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 Corporate Partner: Patron Phone: 818-972-3334 Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is one of the world’s leading insurers for corporate and specialty risks. We offer our clients and brokers specialist local coverage while giving access to the full international Allianz Group network to complement...

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GROUP BENEFITS CONSULTING

Fortis Lux Financial/William Fischer Corporate Partner: Friend Phone: 212-578-6762 William is an advisor with the Fortis Lux Financial Group of New York, a full service office of MassMutual. He works with NYWIFT members in all facets of insurance, investments and financial strategies. NYWIFT members have the opportunity for complimentary visits with William to review their...

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FINANCIAL EDUCATION, PLANNING & SERVICES

City National Bank 1140 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10036 Corporate Partner: Patron Phone: 917-322-0615 Website: www.cnb.com Contact: Lisa Berg Vice President Lisa.berg@cnb.com Phone: (917) 322 0959 Signature Bank 261 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 Corporate Partner: Patron Phone: 646-822-1393 Signature Bank is a New York-based full-service commercial bank with...

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