11/01/2016

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Made in New York: Comedy Makers 

Thursday Nov. 3, 2016
$20 Member Tickets for all Coalition member org members
6pm to 7:20pm 
Doors open at 5:15 - Panel begins at 6pm sharp!  


"Made in New York." What could be better? As New York Women in Film & Television, it's who we are and what we do. NYWIFT is so proud to present this eclectic group of talented and dynamic comedy makers who "make it all happen" in NYC - from behind the scenes to the front lines. Join us for a fun and lively conversation as these creative women of comedy share insights about their experience in the business.

Made in New York: Comedy Makers is designated by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as one of the "Top 50 Made in New York Events" this season in honor of MOME's 50th anniversary. NYWIFT is thrilled to have this event acknowledged in celebration of this important milestone.


Co-Presented by NYWIFT and Carolines On Broadway  
as part of the 2016 New York Comedy Festival.

Panelists:  
Jeannie Gaffigan, Carrie Keagan, Julie Rottenberg, 
Liz Tuccillo, and Dion Flynn. 
Moderated by Cat Greenleaf.

Produced by Terry Greenberg and Meghan Scibona
 Link to get reduced price tickets 
Use the promo code: ComedyMakersWAMC
from New York Women in Film & Television


New York Women in Film & Television @NYWIFT is offering  
50% off the initiation fee  
when you join during the Fall Membership Drive 
now through December 1
That's a savings of $67.50!
Plus, attend the star-studded Muse Awards for the member rate of only $165. With over 50 programs, panels & parties a year, plus free screenings,
a members-only job board, workshops like The Writers Lab
and special events like Designing Women,
there has never been a better time to join.
Become a member of this dynamic community of women calling the shots
at this link
 And, of course, all members of NYWIFT 
automatically become members of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition. 

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Current Workshops and Webinars 
check the WMM website for more workshops & discounts-- 
as a Coalition member org member you get the "partner" discount! 
In the spirit of fostering great work, the Filmmaker Fund is committed to both proven and emerging filmmakers with assistance at every stage of production and post-production. Primarily, their role is to remove the obstacles that lie in the way of great work.  From early stage funding, through production, to a DCP, it is their aim to alleviate artistic encumbrances. Recently funded films include Uncle Howard, The Return and The Island and the Whales. Join filmmaker and Creative Director of the Filmmaker Fund, Marc Silver, and Filmmaker Fund Founder, Minette Nelson, in conversation (and for your questions and answers) around this exciting new fund and partnership.
Meet the Industry: Indie Film Clinic with Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Director of Indie Film Clinic
Wednesday, November 9th | 6:00 - 7:30pm
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WMM welcomes Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin,  Clinical Professor and Director of Indie Film Clinic, at Cardozo Law School.  The Indie Film Clinic provides free legal services to filmmakers producing independent, documentary and student films and to artists providing services to independent and documentary film.  The clinic's mission is to provide next generation of Cardozo lawyers with a solid grounding in legal transactional legal skills and the strengthen New York City as a center of independent film production.  Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin was the Dean of Students and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, where she taught in the areas of negotiations, deals and leadership.  In addition to overseeing the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin is the founding director of the Program on Leadership. 
Please join us as Michelle leads us through steps in how to apply for these services, what kinds of projects they're looking for as well as the full roster of what's available through this unique and one-of-a kind opportunity. 
One of the most innovative leaders in the field, Ingrid Kopp, Senior Consultant, Tribeca Film Institute's Digital Initiatives & Co-Founder/Co-Director of Electric South,  unpacks the elements of VR and interactive storytelling in this info-packed webinar.  Whether these are foreign concepts or the space where you're currently working, this workshop is for you. Join us for this webinar where we will explore the growing field of interactive and virtual reality storytelling, a space that brings together mediamakers, technologists and designers to create media projects that go beyond traditional screens. Come hear about the most exciting work happening in this sphere and find out about cutting-edge projects that integrate film with content across media platforms, from documentary and investigative journalism to video gaming, apps, social networks and the Web.
 

Call for Committee Members!

We are looking for a few fabulous arts & media professionals to become part of
our expanding committees,
to work alongside our board members, committee members, and organization leaders. 

For just a few hours a month, you will have the opportunity to participate
in the workings of the organization.

Committees include Communications (including Social Media),
Membership (bringing in new organizations and outreach),
Fundraising and Fiscal Sponsorship. 

If you are interested, please contact us immediately at volunteers@womenartsmediacoalition.org and give us your contact info--
also let us know if you're a member of any of our member orgs.
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