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  1. On our May 11, 2020, NYWIFT Talks, we joined filmmaker Rachel Feldman for a virtual Zoom conversation. Rachel discussed the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on filmmakers and what the future holds for her current projects.

    This conversation with moderated by NYWIFT Executive Director Cynthia Lopez.

    See panelist bios at: nywift.org/nywift-talks-with-rachel-feldman/

    NYWIFT Talks is a weekly series to bring updated news and vital information about the impact of COVID-19 on the media and entertainment industry. Industry professionals will be in conversation discussing what you need to know about theatrical releases, digital advances, virtual tools, festival opportunities, production updates and more.

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  2. In our May 5, 2020, NYWIFT Talks, we joined Tribeca Film Festival's Senior Programmer Lucy Mukerjee. Lucy discussed Tribeca’s move to digital programming during COVID-19, and how she is continuing her LGBTQ+ advocacy work through her role at the organization.

    The discussion was moderated by NYWIFT Board President Jamie Zelermyer.

    Learn more and see panelist bios: nywift.org/nywift-talks-with-tribeca-film-festival-senior-programmer-lucy-mukerjee/

    NYWIFT Talks brings updated news and vital information about the impact of COVID-19 on the media and entertainment industry. Industry professionals will be in conversation discussing what you need to know about theatrical releases, digital advances, virtual tools, festival opportunities, production updates and more. 

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  3. On our April 27, 2020 NYWIFT Talks, we joined Moikgantsi Kgama of ImageNation as she spoke from the perspective of the cultural organizations that bring indie films into local communities. She discussed the potential broader impact of COVID-19 on the industry and the general theater-going experience, as we all wonder: what will the exhibition space look like after the pandemic has ended?

    This discussion was led by NYWIFT Board VP of Programming Leslie Fields-Cruz.

    See panelist bios: nywift.org/nywift-talks-imagenation-with-moikgantsi-kgama/

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  4. On our April 21, 2020, NYWIFT Talks we joined Disney+ showrunner and NYWIFT Board member Kathryn O’Kane for a virtual Zoom conversation. Kathryn discussed the COVID-19 effects on pre-planned productions and what the future holds for her current projects.

    The conversation was moderated by NYWIFT Executive Director Cynthia Lopez.

    See panelist bios at: nywift.org/nywift-talks-production-with-kathryn-okane/

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  5. On our April 17, 2020, NYWIFT Talks, we joined Casting Director and NYWIFT Board of Directors Vice President Destiny Lilly for a virtual Zoom conversation. Destiny updated us on how the casting world in NYC keeps moving even while film, television, and theatre productions are on hold due to the current health crisis. We talked shooting delays, the impact on Broadway, online auditions, self-tape 101 for actors, why producers should always hire a casting director, and more.

    Casting affects more than just actors – all film and TV professionals are encouraged to bring their questions to to this insightful conversation. And anyone can benefit from self-tape 101; nowadays, working from home, we are all appearing on camera!

    This discussion was moderated by NYWIFT Community Engagement Director Katie Chambers.

    See panelist bios: nywift.org/nywift-talks-casting-with-destiny-lilly/

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Women calling the shots!

New York Women in Film & Television is a nonprofit membership organization for professional women in film, television and digital media. A champion of women's rights, achievements and points of view in the film and television…


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Women calling the shots!

New York Women in Film & Television is a nonprofit membership organization for professional women in film, television and digital media. A champion of women's rights, achievements and points of view in the film and television industry, NYWIFT is an educational forum for media professionals, and a network for the exchange of information and resources.

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