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Women Crush Wednesdays is presented by New York Women in Film and Television. Your hosts: Janine McGoldrick and Leah Curney. We sit down with women working above and below the line within the moving image industry. We talk about current news in entertainment, upcoming NYWIFT events, highlight our members and report happenings from the red carpet. Follow along with us!

Women Crush Wednesdays - New York Women In Film & Televisio‪n‬ NYWIFT

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6 • 17 Ratings

Women Crush Wednesdays is presented by New York Women in Film and Television. Your hosts: Janine McGoldrick and Leah Curney. We sit down with women working above and below the line within the moving image industry. We talk about current news in entertainment, upcoming NYWIFT events, highlight our members and report happenings from the red carpet. Follow along with us!

    Composer/Lyricist Elspeth Collard & WCW Spotlight Antonia Badon

    Composer/Lyricist Elspeth Collard & WCW Spotlight Antonia Badon

    Music is an extremely important part of film and television content -- it helps create atmosphere, evoke emotion and heighten drama. So we are thrilled to bring you Leah Curney's interview with composer, lyricist and creator of our new podcast theme Elspeth Collard! In the Women Crush Wednesday Spotlight, Tammy Reese tells us why Antonia Badon is crushing it.

    Hosts Leah and Janine McGoldrick discuss open submissions for the The Writers Lab, a new DGA report about the increase of women television directors and recommend Five Films, a collection of documentary short films from women directors which feature stories of the perseverance and passion of women entrepreneurs premiering March 6th on ShortsTV.

    Share your story or first time experiences with us at communications@nywift.org. For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.

    Social Media & Weblinks:

    Elspeth: Insta @elspethcollard & @collard.rosenblatt.collabs / Twitter @elspethlcollard 

    https://www.collardandrosenblatt.com

    Antonia: Insta @antonia.badon_queen.of.culture / Twitter @TravelHarlem








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    • 30 min
    Podcast Team Shares Our Stories!

    Podcast Team Shares Our Stories!

    We have been featuring your stories, so it's about time we share ours! This week the podcast team Leah Curney, Janine McGoldrick, Kelsey Marsh, January Green and new addition Tammy Reese share "Our Stories" and "My First Time" experiences working in film, television and media. We talk about an unfortunate training situation, first time freelance contract, an embarrassing moment with JFK Jr., hosting a TV show at 14 and delivering a baby cow on camera! 

    Share your story or first time experiences with us at communications@nywift.org. 

    For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.

    Special thanks to Elspeth Collard, the creator our new Podcast Theme.

    Social Media

    Leah: Twitter & Insta - @leahcurney

    Janine: Twitter & Insta - @2ndchapterprod 

    Tammy: Twitter - @TammyReeseMedia @VisionaryMinds2 / Insta - @TammyReeseMedia @Visionarymindsnys

    January: Twitter - @jangre1

    Kelsey: Insta - @misskelseyj




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    • 27 min
    Producer Trevite Willis & Her Docu Black Voters Matter / WCW Spotlight Member Christine Baker

    Producer Trevite Willis & Her Docu Black Voters Matter / WCW Spotlight Member Christine Baker

    In January Green's interview with producer Trevite Willis she discusses filming her NYWIFT Fiscal Sponsorship project the documentary Black Voters Matter during a tumultuous election year and a pandemic. In our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight, Kelsey Marsh tells us why writer Christine Baker is crushing it this week. 

    Hosts Leah Curney and Janine McGoldrick discuss Mentorship Matters, an intensive year-long mentorship program with the goal of placing emerging writers of color inside television writers rooms, and highlight a few black female industry pioneers for Black History Month. 

    Recommendations: Macabre Storytelling's Game of Thrones Rewrite on YouTube / The Codebreaker on PBS

    Special thanks to Elspeth Collard, the creator our new Podcast Theme.

    Social Media

    Trevite Willis - Insta: @trevite.willis / Twitter: @sffilmworks 

    NYWIFT - @NYWIFT / #NYWIFT


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    • 30 min
    Filmmaker Marion Hill Talks Sundance, Key Learnings from 1st Virtual Muse Awards & WCW Spotlight Jean Criss

    Filmmaker Marion Hill Talks Sundance, Key Learnings from 1st Virtual Muse Awards & WCW Spotlight Jean Criss

    Marion Hill, writer-director of Ma Belle, My Beauty joins us to talk about making her first feature film and bringing it to the Sundance Film Festival. We provide key learnings from NYWIFT's virtual production of last month's Muse Awards and Jean Criss is our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight Member. 

    Hosts Leah Curney and Janine McGoldrick discuss the new SAG-AFTRA Micro-Budget Project Agreement, a digital Sundance and give some viewing recommendations: Ted Lasso / All Creatures Great and Small /  Zitkala - Sa / Death to 2020.

    Special thanks to Elspeth Collard who created our new Podcast Theme!

    If you would like to nominate someone for our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight, share your story or hit us up with an interview suggestion, contact us at communications@nywift.org. For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.

    Social Media Handles:

    Marion Hill - Insta @ma.rion.hill 

    Ma Belle, My Beauty - Insta @ma_belle.film / Twitter @mabellefilm / #MaBelleMyBeauty

    Jean Criss - CrissCross Intimates / Insta @Crisscross.Intimates @Jean.Criss /Twitter @jean_criss

    • 53 min
    Muse Honoree Tony Winner Ali Stroker & WCW Spotlight Stephanie Falkeis

    Muse Honoree Tony Winner Ali Stroker & WCW Spotlight Stephanie Falkeis

    The NYWIFT Muse Awards are here and one of this year's honorees -- Tony Award Winning Actress Ali Stroker -- talks with Katie Chambers about the honor of being a Muse, fostering inclusion and finding projects that bring joy and positivity. 

    In our Women Crush Wednesday Spotlight, January Green tells us why Stephanie Falkeis is crushing it this week. 

    Hosts Leah Curney and Janine McGoldrick discuss the backlash about Warner Brother's releasing its 2021 slate on HBO Max, how ABC's The Rookie is changing the way policing is portrayed on TV and the excitement that Patty Jenkins will be the first woman to helm a Star Wars Film.

    We'll be back in 2021 -- Happy Holidays!!

    If you would like to nominate someone for our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight, share your story or hit us up with an interview suggestion, contact us at communications@nywift.org. For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.

    Contact / Social Media Information:

    Ali Stroker: Twitter & Instagram @alistroker / Facebook @OfficialAliStroker

    Stephanie Falkeis: LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-falkeis/www.stephaniefalkeis.com


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    • 37 min
    Entertainment Lawyer Maria Miles & WCW Spotlight Linnette Harrigan

    Entertainment Lawyer Maria Miles & WCW Spotlight Linnette Harrigan

    Ondrea Barbe gets down to business with NYWIFT Board Member and Entertainment Lawyer Maria "Mary" Miles -- in our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight, Kelsey Marsh tells us why Linnette Harrigan is crushing it -- hosts Leah Curney and Janine McGoldrick discuss the resurgence of production in NYC -- Katie Chambers announces the honorees for the Muse Awards. 

    If you would like to nominate someone for our Women Crush Wednesdays Spotlight, share your story or hit us up with an interview suggestion, contact us at communications@nywift.org. For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.

    Contact / Social Media Information:

    Linnette Harrigan: info@Linnetteharriganmedia.com / https://www.linkedin.com/in/linnetteaharrigan / Twitter: @lharriganmedia / Insta: @linnetteharrigan / Sign up for her Film & TV music mailing list at http://eepurl.com/dwnRBP & to keep up with her latest projects download Linnette’s music industry App at www.Elevate-yourmusic.com


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    • 42 min

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