Misha Calvert on creating her relatable dating web series <i>Tinder is the Night</i>

Misha Calvert on creating her relatable dating web series Tinder is the Night

NYWIFT member Katrina Medoff speaks to fellow member Misha Calvert about creating, executive producing and starring in her new series Tinder is the Night, which explores the joys – and horrors – of online dating. Continue reading Misha Calvert on creating her relatable dating web series Tinder is the Night

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NYWIFT Member Jill Rosen Talks Entertainment Publicity and Sundance Success

NYWIFT Member Jill Rosen Talks Entertainment Publicity and Sundance Success

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Focus Features, Amazon, Fox Searchlight and Netflix were among the buyers in a bidding war for Michael Showalter’s dramatic comedy The Big Sick. Amazon won, paying $12 million for the U.S. rights. And NYWIFT member Jill Rosen was right there at the heart of the action building buzz for the breakout film. Rosen explains what goes into being a marketing and publicity consultant, and discusses some of the highlights from Sundance. Continue reading NYWIFT Member Jill Rosen Talks Entertainment Publicity and Sundance Success

Meet the New Board Members: S. Casper Wong

Meet the New Board Members: S. Casper Wong

NYWIFT member S. Casper Wong left a cushy Silicon Valley job as IBM corporate counsel to become a filmmaker, and has since written, directed and produced both shorts and features; founded The Peace Pod Project; and founded (and currently chairs) Asian American Women Media Makers. Now, she brings her passion and activism to the NYWIFT Board. Join us as we get to know one of the new additions to NYWIFT’s Board of Directors. Continue reading Meet the New Board Members: S. Casper Wong

Meet the New Board Members: Christine Bragan

Meet the New Board Members: Christine Bragan

NYWIFT is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors, elected by the membership in late Spring. This diverse, accomplished group of women are at the top of their game in TV, film and digital media. They steer NYWIFT in advocating for equality, providing unique professional development opportunities, funding women filmmakers, and celebrating women’s achievements. In the coming weeks, join the NYWIFT blog as we profile the four newest members of the Board. We start this week with Christine Bragan. Continue reading Meet the New Board Members: Christine Bragan