This installment focuses on two organizations offering opportunity and access to creative fields across the advertising and entertainment spectrum, including animation, design, production, post and music. Participanting Organizations: E4 Youth Carl Settles, Founder/Executive Director For more than a decade, E4 Youth has helped thousands of youth ages 16 – 22 learn to Engage, Educate, Employ […]

MediaMKRS: Career Panel: Taking Up Space

Hear leading professionals share their career journey and tips on how to be authentic in the workplace. Moderated by Reel Works Alumni and current MediaMKRS participant, Satchel Williams. Jacques Morel Jacques is a Senior Correspondent for Genius News where he hosts Genius Live and it's twitch show, The Cosign Live. Prior to Genius, he spent […]

LMGI: Coffee Tuesdays

The last time we brewed together we discussed COVID with epidemiologists, and health and safety monitors. This month we want to really get down into the grind of working in the current conditions and how we're handling the logistics, the extra workload and the stress of it all! It's time to connect, network, learn from each […]

NYC MOME: Town Call on Open Culture

Please join the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, the Mayor’s Citywide Event Coordination and Management, the Dept. of Cultural Affairs and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer for presentation and Q&A about the new citywide Open Culture program. Learn more about how entertainment venues and arts & cultural institutions, can apply for outdoor […]

NYWIFT Industry Screening + Q&A: ‘Test Pattern’

Join us starting Friday, February 19th for a screening of Test Pattern followed by a conversation with Director Shatara Michelle Ford on February 23rd at 4pm ET. “Everything is about sex, except sex, which is about power.” – Oscar Wilde Test Pattern is part psychological horror, part realist drama set against the backdrop of national […]


Center for Communication: Call My Agent: Launch A Creative Career

Agents from film, television, music, journalism and publishing share how they discover top talent, take a collaborative approach to serving their clients, and what it takes to jump-start a career in this fast-paced, dynamic field. Kara Baker, Talent Manager, Avalon Regina Brooks, Founder and President, Serendipity Literary Agency Ben Schildkraut, Music Touring Agent, Creative Artists […]

NYC MOME: Health Care Town Call for Entertainment Community

Guest speakers: Marielle Kress, Executive Director, NYC Care, NYC Health + Hospitals Renata Marinaro, National Director of Health Services, The Actors Fund NYC Care and The Actors Fund will speak on health coverage options for media & entertainment industry professionals across the industry. Join this session to learn what your options are if you are […]

NYWIFT: ‘Making a Way out of No Way’: The Importance of Amplifying BIPOC and Black Women Voices with Visionary New York Media Arts Organizations

Welcome to NYWIFT Talks, a weekly series to bring updated news and vital information about the impact of COVID-19 on the media and entertainment industry. Industry professionals will be in conversation discussing what you need to know about theatrical releases, digital advances, virtual tools, festival opportunities, production updates and more. NYWIFT Talks are free for all […]

NYPA: Member Update

Members are invited to join us for our regularly scheduled updates from around the state. Not a member? Join today!  

Reel Works: Music and Moving Image

This session is uber cool for any kid who loves music and loves the moving image. Explore the relationship between images (film, television, music videos) and how music and sound can enhance it. Think MTV music videos, the inception of YO MTV RAPS, and a generation that changed the way they were introduced to new […]