Gloria Estefan, Kasi Lemmons and Jane Rosenthal. Photo credits: Jim Spellman/Getty Images; Araya Diaz/Getty Images; Jeff Spicer/Getty Images
New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is proud to present the 40th Annual NYWIFT MUSE AWARDS gala luncheon on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:30am at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. Highlights from the celebration will be broadcast for the first time on CUNY TV. CBS Sunday Morning contributor, comedian, actress, and self-described “Accidental Pundette” Nancy Giles will again emcee the afternoon’s event, which celebrates women of outstanding vision and achievement both in front of and behind the camera in film, television, the music industry, and digital media. This 2019 honorees include: Emmy Award-winning Actress Ann Dowd, Grammy Award-Winning Singer Gloria Estefan, Director Kasi Lemmons, Creator/Writer Shoshannah Stern, Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud, and Emmy Award-Nominated Prouder and CEO & Co-Founder of Tribeca Enterprises Jane Rosenthal.
This 2019 honorees include: Emmy Award-winning Actress Ann Dowd, Grammy Award-Winning Singer Gloria Estefan, Director Kasi Lemmons, Creator/Writer Shoshannah Stern, Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud, and Emmy Award-Nominated Prouder and CEO & Co-Founder of Tribeca Enterprises Jane Rosenthal.
“The honorees for the 40th Annual NYWIFT Muse Awards bring together an incredibly eclectic and thoughtful body of work that engages audiences of the media and entertainment industry from all sectors. We are thrilled to partner this year with CUNY TV for our first-ever television broadcast of The Muse Awards, to bring this inspirational landmark event to wider New York audiences,” said New York Women in Film & Television Executive Director Cynthia Lopez.
“Now celebrating its 40th year, the annual NYWIFT Muse Awards continues this organization’s long tradition and dedication of applauding the work and achievements of women in our industry and we look forward to honoring this year’s incredible roster of accomplished women,” said New York Women in Film & Television Board of Directors President Jamie Zelermyer.
In celebration of the event’s 40th anniversary, NYWIFT will present a special Career Impact Achievement Award to Jane Rosenthal, a past Muse for the first time. NYWIFT is also pleased to continue its partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Media Entertainment, which will present its “Made in NY” award, established in 2006 which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to New York City’s entertainment industry over the course of their careers. Previous “Made in NY” honorees include Meryl Streep, Whoopi Goldberg, Rachael Ray, Tina Fey, Spike Lee, John Leguizamo, Alysia Reiner, Michael K. Williams, and Judith Light. This year’s honoree will be announced soon.
The honorees for this year’s Muse Awards are some of the most extraordinary women in the business…
For ticket info, visit NYWIFT’s site.