Registration is open for The Next Bestseller™ Workshop run by NYWIFT Member Jennifer Wilkov. Early registration is open for book writers, screenwriters, scriptwriters and playwrights who want to get exclusive access to and trainings by seasoned industry professionals for how to talk about your project with the executives in your industry. It is specifically designed to offer writers a safe space – for up to 8 writers only – who will be trained and given elite access to industry professionals in all of these areas who will help participants understand how to answer the infamous question: “So, what’s your project about?” and how to dialogue about your project concisely with clarity, confidence and competence. The workshop will run Nov 11-13. Learn more and register. Enter code NYWIFT for 10% off ticket purchases.
NYWIFT Member Giovanna Aguilar is offering members a 25% discount at her newly launched skincare brand LOHAS World. LOHAS World is dedicated to bringing to the U.S. premium natural products made with the integrity that nature deserves and socially-minded consumers expect. As exclusive distributors of the organic, natural skincare line made in Ecuador, Enjoy & Live, are excited to offer this discount. All products are: vegan, cruelty-free, fragrance-free, paraben-free, and alcohol-free. Learn more. Enter code NYWIFT25 for 25% off.
NYWIFT member Brooke Hoover offers affordable web-design for multi-hyphenate creatives. Brooke is an actor, writer, editor, and multi-hyphenate who is passionate about helping fellow creatives have a website that helps their work shine without breaking the bank. For more information and to see websites Brooke has designed or cleaned up, contact Brooke at firstname.lastname@example.org. NYWIFT Members use code NYWIFT10 and get 10% off.
Jane Applegate and Julie Crosby (NYWIFT members, veteran producers and career coaches) are offering free access to Perfect Your Pitch, a private pitch-coaching session for NYWIFT members. After listening to your pitch and reviewing your deck, they will provide real-time advice and insights to help you polish your pitch. Learn more and schedule and appointment.
Jennifer S. Wilkov, head of the NYWIFT Writers Group, invites members to join her on Thursday evenings for The Make It Happen Room for Writers Only! The meetings will bring writers together for a high impact, high productivity experience, that will turbocharge their writing and accelerate their projects in a community setting. NYWIFT members will receive one session free for the month of June only. The workshop will be held via Zoom and is separate from the NYWIFT Writers Group. Learn more and sign up. Enter code NYWIFT when booking first session.
NYWIFT member Harriet Leve (Radium Girls & Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey) is a four-time Tony award winning Boradway producer and the owner of Broadway and Off-Broadway Group Sales Company, Guardian Angel Group Sales. Any NYWIFT member who orders discounted group theater tickets (the minimum is usually 10-15 tickets) will receive 25% of the commission earned on the booking as a special offer. Please call 212-302-2882 or email any inquiries to email@example.com. For additional information, visit Guardian Angel Group Sales and Leve Productions.
NYWIFT member performer-playwright Nancy Ellen Shore is also a professional copy editor with three decades of experience at New York City publishing companies, magazines, newspapers, and websites; financial, advertising, and marketing firms; and libraries, learning centers, and arts organizations, copyediting varied material for spelling, punctuation, grammar, style, consistency, clarity, redundancy, etc. She is offering NYWIFT members a 10% discount on her hourly rate for freelance off-site copyediting (project proposals, reports, synopses, film treatments, website content, marketing brochures, book manuscripts, scripts). Her editorial website: http://www.nancyellenshore.com/editorial-resumebio.html. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a woman in the entertainment industry, full empowerment comes from having our legal and business affairs in order. Having access to legal representation ensures that we don’t miss out on opportunities that may come our way or sign bad deals. NYWIFT member Eldonie Mason and owner of the entertainment law firm, Mason Firm, LLC, understands the importance of having adequate legal representation and have seen first hand the unfortunate results for those who go without. So, in order to provide ready access to legal services to NYWIFT members, she created the MasonFirmArts initiative where legal services are unbundled and provided on a flat fee basis for common services such as an Entertainment Business Strategy Session, contract drafting and review and deal negotiations. As an added bonus NYWIFT members receive a 40% discount on legal services by contacting Eldonievia email at email@example.com or phone 1-800-316-0910 and mentioning the code MasnFirmArts.
NYWIFT member Kim Plumridge is offering a 10% discount on all her private Acting classes. Kim has been the Associate Artistic Director at MTB STUDIO for the last 8 years and has coached many private students currently working in film, television and the theatre. She recently coached her student Mia Mendez for her role in Boston2Philly, a role for which Mia won the 2017 Best Actress Award at the Las Vegas Black Film Festival. Kim offers an array of private classes, including Audition Coaching (Sides and Monologues), Performance Preparation (Script Analysis and Character Development) and her FELDENKRAIS® Voice,Body and Spirit sessions which are focused on developing a strong and integrated Actor’s instrument. For more information on Kim’s classes and to read her reviews, please visit her website: www.kimplumridge.com and FB page https://www.facebook.com/Kim-Plumridge-Acting-Classes-157202781125/. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-772-0780.
NYWIFT Member/Career Coach/Talent Agent Consultant Jim Arnoff is offering all NYWIFT members who would like to explore on-going coaching a complimentary 30 minute coaching session on FaceTime/Zoom. Email Jim at email@example.com.
NYWIFT member Lisa Brigantino, a music supervisor/rights clearance specialist/composer is offering free initial phone consultations to NYWIFT members. Lisa is the founder and President of Hidden Pond Productions, Inc. The company is a one stop shop that provides music supervision, music licensing, talent acquisition, rights clearance of any kind (music, talent, photos, film clips, artwork, etc.) and custom music scoring and production for a variety of clients working in film, television, advertising, non-broadcast, new media and more. Contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation. Visit her website to find out more about the company and the services they provide.
Get a complimentary career coaching session from member and certified coach Joanne Zippel of Zip Creative! Joanne Zippel’s Creative Coaching practice evolved out of her work as a manager of playwrights and screenwriters—guiding their careers and helping them to pursue their passions in what is well known as an often difficult, changeable and sometimes arbitrary business. Helping highly motivated people clarify and achieve their vision has long been, and remains, central to her work as a producer, entrepreneur and coach. Through the unique combination of her professional experience in the entertainment industry and her life coaching she can help you clarify your vision, build a solidfoundation from which to make authentic career and life decisions and take practical action on them. Read more.