NYWIFT New York

Profile Updated: April 2, 2015
Address: New York, NY USA
Website/Homepage: www.nywift.org
Number of Members: 2000
President/Chair: Alexis Alexanian
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Mission Statement

A preeminent entertainment industry association, New York Women in Film & Television supports women calling the shots in film, television and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providing training and professional development activities, and advocating for equity. Membership includes nearly 2,000 women and men working both above and below the line.


About NYWIFT

NYWIFT brings together more than 2,000 professionals, including EMMY and Academy Award® winners, who work in all areas of the entertainment industry — above and below the line. It is part of a network of 40 international Women in Film chapters, representing more than 10,000 members worldwide.
NYWIFT...
• produces over 50 innovative programs and special events annually;
• advocates for women in the industry; and,
• recognizes and encourages the contributions of women in the field.

About Your Chapter/History

NYWIFT was started in 1977 on the night of the great New york City blackout.

Brief Description of your Key Programs

NYWIFT...
• produces over 50 innovative programs and special events annually;
• advocates for women in the industry; and,
• recognizes and encourages the contributions of women in the field.