Month: July 2018



Apply Now | “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV and Theatre Fund

New initiative by the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment will provide finishing grants for film, television, digital projects and theatre productions. Applications for the “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV and Theatre Fund are now live. To be eligible, projects must be made by, for, or about all who identify…

Monday Motivation | The Devil is in the Details

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Employers appreciate a fine-tuned attention to detail. There are several steps you can take to show off your conscientiousness. For one, proofread your resume and cover letter; a typo or small error in your application can have a large impact and detract from your…

Conversations | Meet Angélica Dass, Brazilian Artist and Activist

“I believe that art and photography can be a tool to empower disadvantaged communities, especially women, because those are the kind of voices that sometimes are not heard.” Angélica Dass is an award-winning photographer living in Madrid. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, she is very aware of how small differences in skin tone can create…

NYFA Coaching | We’re Expanding Our Coaching Roster

Professional development service for artists continues to grow. NYFA Coaching offers targeted professional development sessions with experienced NYFA staff. Our goal for every coaching session is to give you personalized feedback specific to your own circumstances and needs. You set the agenda and you pick the coach. Coaches will help you strengthen professional materials, talk through…

Monday Motivation | The Interview Goes Both Ways

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week A job interview is an opportunity for an employer to get to know you. But remember that it’s also a chance for you to find out whether you want to work there or not. Ask questions about the organizational culture, such as, “What values…