USA TODAY recently released a Voting Rights Guide that clearly and comprehensively details voters’ rights, including changes, state by state in all 50 states and territories. It is a great and simple tool updated in real time to help inform voters as we near the midterm elections and beyond. Read more.
Black Public Media, along with Houston Cinema Arts Society, and Austin Film Society, will co-host the 2022 Black Media Story Summit on Climate Justice. Join them virtually or in-person at Houston’s historic DeLUXE Theatre. This dynamic summit convenes filmmakers, community organizations, thought-leaders, and other stakeholders to exchange data, information and ideas on the impact climate change is having on Black and other BIPOC communities. They will then challenge participants to formulate ideas for media projects that highlight these issues and invite conversation about potential solutions. The event will take place both virtually and in-person on Nov 12. Purchase virtual tickets OR purchase in-person tickets.
Join Women in Film & Television US for their Monthly National Networking Night. The virtual networking event is held on the second Thursday of each month and is open to paid and active members of any WIF chapter (NYWIFT included.) The event aims to connect members looking to crew up in different areas of the country. RSVP.
The exhibit Showstoppers! is now being hosted in Times Square. This exhibition of costumes from across film, Television, and Theater, has been set up to support the Costume Industry Coalition Recovery Fund, which continues to support one of the hardest hit sectors of the entertainment industry. Women encompass over 70% of all theater costume industry personnel. The goal of this exhibit is help these artists, who were unable to work during this turbulent past year. The exhibit will feature costumes from Film and TV shows including Star Wars, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Black Panther, and more! The exhibit will return in early 2022. Learn more and purchase tickets.
Women in Film and Video Washington DC has announced their Online Monthly Programs. Monthly virtual events include: Happy Hour, WIFV Book Club, Narrative Directors Roundtable, Resume Swap, Movie Club, and more! See the full calendar.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, The Paley Center is streaming the special panel discussion Choosing to Challenge: How Women are Leading the Way. The Paley Center marks 110 years of International Women’s Day with this conversation, gathering prominent women from across public policy, sports, business, entertainment, and culture to explore how media addresses pay equity, gender bias, and women’s achievements to help create a more inclusive and gender-equal world. Panel participants include Misty Copeland, Cynthia Erivo, Rita Moreno, and more! Watch now.
Tickets to attend a live taping of Tamron Hall are now available. From the deeply moving to the purely fun, Tamron Hall is a daily destination for all things topical and a platform for viewers to connect with the people who are shaping our world through meaningful, engaging, and entertaining conversations. As a new mom, a newlywed, and a survivor who is proving you can accomplish anything at any age, Tamron Hall brings a refreshing, relatable, unpredictable, and unstoppable voice to television. Request tickets and enter promo code NYWIFT20. After using the promo code, registrants will be placed on a waitlist until tickets are released for their selected date.