Ten Reasons to Join NYWIFT
Here's how you can benefit from a NYWIFT membership—join today!
1. MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Membership makes you an advocate for equality for women in entertainment. NYWIFT is a community of members who support each other and all women in our business.
2. STAY IN THE JOB MARKET
Only members can access the Job Board that includes postings from all sectors of the industry. NYWIFT's Career Focus group helps members with career transitions.
3. HONE YOUR SKILLS
Free or reduced admission to over 50 industry events a year, including panels, seminars, workshops and screenings.
4. EXPAND YOUR SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
Your professional profile will appear in NYWIFT's online membership directory, with the option of being included in the special Crew Up, Actors Gallery and Writers sections, which puts you in front of producers.
5. SAVE MONEY
Receive free movie tickets and discounts on products, services, theater tickets and trade publications. Get major discounts on tickets to NYWIFT's celebrity events: the Muse Awards and Designing Women.
6. MENTOR THE NEXT GENERATION
Membership dues support NYWIFT's Scholarship Fund, and the Intern/Mentor program gives you an opportunity to work with the next generation of women in the business.
7. FUND WOMEN FILMMAKERS
Membership dues also support the NYWIFT Fund for Women Filmmakers, which provides grants to help women bring their projects to the screen.
8. KEEP INFORMED
Receive the monthly electronic newsletter, weekly e-blasts of discounts and classes, and access to "Members Only" areas of the NYWIFT website.
9. PRESERVE YOUR CULTURAL LEGACY
The Women's Film Preservation Fund is the only effort in the world focused on rescuing and restoring films by women.
10. IMPROVE YOUR CAREER
Become part of the supportive network of over 2,000 successful media professionals. NYWIFT activities provide you with lots of opportunities to meet them.
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.