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NYWIFT 2024 Annual Member Meeting + Meet the Board Candidates at Great Point Studios

Join us for the NYWIFT Annual Member Meeting to meet the 2024-2025 Board candidates at Great Point Studios in Yonkers! All NYWIFT members – and future members! – are welcome and encouraged to attend to mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and leaders in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Night Out with BGDM – May 2024

Are you a member of New York Women in Film & Television? Interested in becoming one? Come to our next NYWIFT Night Out! We'll be joined this month by our friends from Brown Girls Doc Mafia (BGDM). 

The NYWIFT Night Out is a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Bring your business cards and get ready to make connections! As always, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented community in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with PWIFT

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our March 6th virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from Philadelphia Women in Film & Television (PWIFT)! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss PWIFT's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one. This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members to network with their WIFT sisters.  NYWIFT will also offer a discount on membership to any new members who attend that evening.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with Women in Film San Francisco Bay Area

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our February 7th virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our West Coast friends from Women in Film San Francisco Bay Area! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement. We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss WIF SFBA's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with WIFV DC

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our October 2023 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from Women in Film & Video DC! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss WIFV DC's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one.

This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members to network with their WIFT sisters. NYWIFT will also offer a discount on membership to any new members who attend that evening.

NYWIFT hangouts are a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Prep your elevator pitch and get ready to make connections! As always, all members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle.

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NYWIFT Night Out Networking Mixer – January 2024

Are you a member of New York Women in Film & Television? Interested in becoming one? Join us for our next NYWIFT Night Out as we ring in the New Year! The NYWIFT Night Out is a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Bring your business cards and get ready to make connections! As always, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Night Out Networking Mixer with NYU Fusion Film Festival Alumni

Are you a member of New York Women in Film & Television? Interested in becoming one? Join us for our next NYWIFT Night Out! NYWIFT is proud to co-host this networking event with Fusion Film Festival NYU Tisch School of the Arts to introduce Fusion alumni and members to special Next Wave opportunity to join NYWIFT. 

This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members to connect with recent grads - and each other - to discuss industry opportunities and their career paths. The NYWIFT Night Out is a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Bring your business cards and get ready to make connections!

As always, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with WIFV DC

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our October 2023 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from Women in Film & Video DC! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss WIFV DC's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one.

This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members to network with their WIFT sisters. NYWIFT will also offer a discount on membership to any new members who attend that evening.

NYWIFT hangouts are a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Prep your elevator pitch and get ready to make connections! As always, all members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle.

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NYWIFT Night Out Networking Mixer – September 2023

Are you a member of New York Women in Film & Television? Interested in becoming one? Join us for our next NYWIFT Night Out!

The NYWIFT Night Out is a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Bring your business cards and get ready to make connections!

As always, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Annual Member Meeting + Meet the Board Candidates at Great Point Studios

It's that time of year again — NYWIFT will soon elect our 2023-2024 Board of Directors! For the occasion, we are holding a special NYWIFT Annual Member Meeting  where members can meet the candidates. Enjoy lite bites and cocktails, as well as a special tour from our hosts at Great Point Studios!

Then, you will have the opportunity to hear brief remarks from board candidates, ask questions, and mix & mingle. We'll also have special prizes for members who brought in the most NEW members this year!

All NYWIFT members - and future members! - are welcome and encouraged to attend to mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and leaders in an informal setting. We hope to see you there.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout – May 2023

Are you a NYWIFT member? Or considering becoming one? Gather together online with your current or soon-to-be NYWIFT colleagues at our May 2023 virtual speed networking mixer.

Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement. Enjoy 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one. Meet future collaborators and get to know the NYWIFT membership. A great event for longtime members and those interested in joining alike! 

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NYWIFT Night Out with the Telly Awards

Are you a member of New York Women in Film & television? Interested in becoming one? Join us for our next NYWIFT Night Out! This month's hangout is hosted by our friends at The Telly Awards to connect with their diverse community of filmmakers. Plus, you'll have the opportunity learn more about the Telly Awards and how they celebrate women content creators. 

The NYWIFT Night Out is a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Bring your business cards and get ready to make connections!

As always, all NYWIFT members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with WIFT Toronto

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our February 2023 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from WIFT Toronto! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss WIFT Toronto's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one. This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members to network - internationally! - with their WIFT sisters. 

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with BIPOC Doc Editors

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our January 2023 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from BIPOC Doc Editors! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

NYWIFT hangouts are a safe space to ask entertainment related questions, seek advice, employment and other industry opportunities. Prep your elevator pitch and get ready to make connections! As always, all members are welcome and encouraged to attend and mix, mingle and get to know our dynamic and talented members and staff in an informal setting.

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Gotham Owning It Skill Share in Partnership with NYWIFT and WIF LA

Learn new skills and share your own expertise during this community Skill Share!

Looking for a certain skill set to help complete your project? Willing to offer your skills to support a fellow creative? Join The Gotham’s Owning It program in partnership with NYWIFT and WIF LA for a community skill share.

During this event, you’ll barter and exchange skills, learn best practices for bartering skills, and spend time networking with attendees.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with the WGAE Audio Alliance

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our September 2022 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from the Writers Guild of America Audio Alliance! Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement. We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss the Audio Alliance's latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one.

This is a great opportunity for NYWIFT members looking to learn more and connect with writers working in the podcasting space! And for WGAE Audio Alliance members to connect with the wider TV/Film community, including producers, directors, actors, composers, and more. 

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with Women in the Arts & Media Coalition

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our May 2022 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition!

Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement. We will begin the evening with a ten-minute salon conversation to discuss the Coalition’s latest opportunities and initiatives, followed by about 90 minutes of speed networking, during which you will be randomly paired off with other attendees to network one-on-one.

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NYWIFT Virtual Hangout with Casting Society

Gather together online with your NYWIFT colleagues at our April 2022 virtual speed networking mixer. We will be joined by our friends from the Casting Society!

Producers and directors, are you gearing up to cast your next big project? Network with professionals from the Casting Society to find the right fit for your team. Come ready to share creative ideas, suggestions, and contact info for further engagement.

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