For 39 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. 

The 40th Anniversary Muse Awards will take place
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 11:30 AM
at the New York Midtown Hilton


It is NYWIFT’s flagship fundraising event — a highlight of the New York City holiday season in the entertainment industry — and is attended by an enthusiastic audience of 1,200 leading executives from every major studio, broadcast and cable network, and film production facility.

We are thrilled to announce our 2019 honorees:

Ann Dowd, Actor

Gloria Estefan, Singer/Actor/Executive

Anjali Sud, CEO, Vimeo

Kasi Lemmons, Director
Nancy Malone Directing Award

Jane Rosenthal, CEO Tribeca Enterprises
Career Impact Achievement Award

Shoshannah Stern, Writer/Creator
Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award

The Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment will present their Made in NY Award to:
Caroline Hirsch, Carolines on Broadway Owner and NY Comedy Festival Founder

We hope you will join us during this historic year. Tickets are now on sale.

Buy Tickets

Ticket Prices:
NYWIFT Member* Ticket: $199
Non-Member Ticket: $399
See our corporate partner page for table pricing and other corporate benefits. 

*Gold Members may get one additional ticket at the member price, Platinum Members get one free ticket + one member price ticket, and Leadership Members get two free tickets. If you want to upgrade your membership, please contact

Nomination Form     Past Honorees


2018 Muse Awards Highlights

2017 Muse Awards Highlights

2016 Muse Awards Highlights

2015 Muse Awards Highlights

2014 Muse Awards Highlights