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Dispatches From NYWIFT 37th Annual Muse Awards Honoring Women In Film, Television & Media

Dispatches From NYWIFT 37th Annual Muse Awards Honoring Women In Film, Television & Media

The New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) had it’s 37th annual Muse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 8 at the Hilton hotel in New York City, to recognize and celebrate extraordinary women for their achievements, talent and vision in the entertainment industry. NYWIFT has supported and empowered women working in the show business

Interview: Ryan Murdock, Director – ‘Bronx Obama’

When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee one day in 2008, his life changed forever. He looked in the mirror and he didn’t see himself – a middle-aged, unemployed Puerto Rican father from the Bronx. He saw the face of change, of hope… of money. ‘Bronx Obama‘ tells the strange and improbable tale of a Barack

Review: ‘Nightcrawler’

Written & Directed by Dan Gilroy Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, & Riz Ahmed NOW PLAYING in NYC and Select Theaters Local news programming is often a de-contextualized experience of visual trauma. Crime stories offer quick intrigue and highly graphic imagery. They make you afraid in disproportionate ways while taking up disproportionate segments of an

IFP’S Independent Film Week – 2014 Wrap-up

As ever, the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Independent Film Week, which wrapped last Friday at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, remains a seminal annual event for those involved in indie film, be they industry figures or media types like me. Indeed, one of the things that makes the event so special is that it brings

Tribeca Film Festival Launches Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge. For the first time, Tribeca and its partners invite storytellers and content creators to work with Interlude’s interactive video platform to create an interactive music film for major music artists Damon Albarn, Aloe Blacc, and Ellie Goulding, with the winning project

SFC Center for Entrepreneurship and Dogfish Accelerator Form Partnership to Boost Film, Entertainment and New Media Startups

The Center for Entrepreneurship at St. Francis College and Dogfish Accelerator, the world’s first accelerator program for independent film and new media producers, announced a partnership to support the creation and growth of digitally connected startups in Brooklyn. The Center will work with Dogfish Accelerator on activities to support the first crop of student entrepreneurs

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