New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) 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 entertainment industry, NYWIFT is an educational forum for media professionals, and a network for the exchange of information and resources.
NYWIFT was founded in 1977 and 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.
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.