#SummerHours fangirls over all things Issa Rae – TV, web and book! Continue reading #SummerHours: Take an “Issa Rae” Day!
FX’s Atlanta is as funny as it is weird, and the standout episode “Value” offers insight into class, gender politics, and black female friendship. Continue reading #SummerHours TV Episodes to Watch: Atlanta: “Value”
Read the book then see the movie – or vice versa. Either way is a win with Carrie Fisher’s Postcard from the Edge. Continue reading #SummerHours: Book to Screen…and Back Again: Postcards from the Edge
#SummerHours digs into Amazon’s I Love Dick, Jill Soloway’s category-defying Amazon series that turns traditional gender objectification on its head. Continue reading #SummerHours TV Episodes to Watch: I Love Dick: “A Short History of Weird Girls”
NYWIFT member Mellini Kantayya shares the top 10 nuggets of wisdom from NYWIFT’s panel on TV comedy casting. Learn whether or not to ad-lib, button it, stalk (answer: definitely no), and self-tape. Continue reading 10 Takeaways from the NYWIFT “Casting Comedy: Funny People On-Camera” Panel
Spring Drive: Now through May 15th is the NYWIFT Spring Membership Drive, during which we offer 50% off the initiation … Continue reading Terry’s Picks: Spring Drive, Tribeca Films, Black Comediennes
Most people are familiar with the extensive body of work that made Lucille Ball famous. I Love Lucy is one of the most popular television shows of the 1950s, and she co-starred with her husband, Desi Arnaz, for 10 years. But did you know that Ball was also a savvy business woman? Continue reading Women in Film & Television History: Meet Lucille Ball, Actor, Comedian, Producer