FIP & Clients in the News


Geena Davis, David Yurman brand seek change with new documentary looking at gender in Hollywood (LA Times)

Nicole Kidman Lends Her Support to The Writers Lab (The Hollywood Reporter)

Sundance Sensation ‘The Tale’ Sells to HBO Films (Variety)

‘The Tale’ and HBO: A Sundance Paradigm Shift? (Variety) 

Jennifer Fox’s drama ‘The Tale’ brings #MeToo to Sundance (LA Times)

Sundance 2018 Women Directors: Meet Jennifer Fox – “The Tale” (Women and Hollywood)

‘The Tale’ a Cautionary About Sexual Abuse for Hollywood and Beyond (IMDB Studio)

‘The Tale,’ A Visionary Portrait of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Is 2018’s First Great Movie (Huffington Post)

The Tale review – stunning sexual abuse drama is the mother of all #MeToo movies (The Guardian)

Sundance’s First Standing Ovation Goes to Laura Dern and THE TALE (Vanity Fair)

Sundance Film Review: ‘The Tale’ (Variety)


MFA in Film Faculty Simone Pero Addresses the Year for Women in Entertainment at NYWIFT Gala (Stony Brook Matters)

Judith Light Praises Current ‘Truth-Telling,’ ‘Courage’ in Hollywood at New York Women in Film & Television Event (Variety)

2018 Sundance Lineup (EW)

15 Most Anticipated Films From The 2018 Sundance Film Festival (The Playlist)

2018 Sundance Film Festival: Feature Films Announced

NYWIFT President Simone Pero Testifies Before NYC Human Rights Commission

New York Women in Film & Television to Honor Laura Dern, Judith Light, Others at Muse Awards (Variety)

New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development Announces Second Annual Pitch NY Event to Promote Diverse Voices in the Entertainment Industry

Stony Brook Makes Top 50 Film Schools (The Wrap)

Guilds & Lawmakers Urge Gov. Cuomo To Sign NY Tax Credit Bill to Boost Women & Minorities (Deadline)

Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey-Funded Women Writers Lab Selects Projects (The Hollywood Reporter)

Women Directors Play Lead Role in Stony Brook Film Festival This Summer (SBU Happenings)

New York Women in Film & Television Announces New Board President Simone Pero (Broadway World)

Film Schools in a Time of Disruption (Filmmaker Magazine)

Maggie Siff, John Ortiz, Cara Seymour Shine in Indie Drama (LA Times)

‘A Woman, a Part’ and a Quest to Reconnect (The New York Times)

The 50 Most Anticipated Films of 2017: The Tale (Filmmaker Magazine)


After Trump election, women in media urge protection of free speech (Crain’s New York Business)

NYWIFT Hosts Incredible 37th Annual Muse Awards (Times Square Chronicles)

Geena Davis Producing Documentary on Hollywood’s Gender Inequality

Cancer Documentary Bursts Forth With Ideas (LA Times)

MFA in Film Student Receives NYWIFT Scholarship

Cannes: Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Common Head Up Cast for Jennifer Fox’s ‘The Tale’ (The Hollywood Reporter)

New York Women in Film & Television Announce 2016 Designing Women Honorees (Variety)

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Benico Del Toro and Laura Dern Join Cast (Variety)

Morgan Freeman charms lawmakers at documentary dinner (The Hill)

Moonshots, Cancer and Finding Your Inner Astronaut (The Huffington Post)


Patricia Clarkson weighs in on Hollywood gender equality (NYP Page Six)

Watch: Effie Brown Talks Going Viral and Wanting a Black Female Superhero (Indiewire)

New Film Asks: ‘What If The Answer to Cancer Is Hiding In Plain Sight?’ (Forbes)

DOC NYC 2015 Women Directors: Meet Meghan L. O’Hara – ‘The C Word’ (Indiewire)

Cannes: ‘Carol’ Producers Christine Vachon, Elizabeth Karlsen Challenge Stereotypes (The Hollywood Reporter)

Laura Dern and Ellen Burstyn to Star in Jennifer Fox’s Narrative Directing Debut ‘The Tale’ (Indiewire)

Mongrel International to start Cannes sales on ‘The Tale’ (Screen Daily)

Meryl Streep Funds Initiative to Help Women Screenwriters: TRFN (Reuters/NYT)

Meryl Streep Supports A Groundbreaking New Screenwriters Lab for Women Over 40 (Forbes)

Elizabeth Giamatti on her SXSW-Winning Collaboration with Alex Sichel, A Woman Like Me (Filmmaker)

SXSW Women Directors: Meet Alex Sichel and Elizabeth Giamatti – ‘A Woman Like Me’

Watch: Writer-Director Ed Burns Shares Filmmaking Tips in Exclusive Video  

Indie Film Producers and Stony Brook: Partners

The Street Interviews Christine Vachon on the Oscars and Stony Brook MFA in Film

Stony Brook University Opens Its Doors to New MFA in Film

SXSW 2015 unveils feature roster – “A Woman Like Me”

Stony Brook Southampton Adds First MFA Degree in Film in the SUNY System

Deadline Talks with Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler About 20 Years in Indie Films

Christine Vachon on PBS Newshour Report from Sundance Film Festival

Carte Blanche: Women’s Film Preservation Fund-Women Writing the Language of Cinema


Gyllenhaal, Sykes, Bailey, Disney & Ostroff Honored at NYWIFT Muse Awards

No Auteur, No Artifice

Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy Crosses the Globe

Stony Brook U. Teaches Film, New York Post 

ESCAPE FIRE Receives Emmy Nomination 

Stony Brook Southampton & Killer Films Featuring Lauren Wolkstein

New York Women in Film & Television Designing Women Hits Page Six

New Graduate Filmmaking Class with Christine Vachon & Pamela Koeffler

Killer Films Merges with Glass Elevator Media to Form Killer Content

Fox and Bundy Join Forces for THE TALE

Masterclass with Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler and Killer Films at Stony Brook Manhattan


Women in Television & Film Present Muse Awards (Wall Street Journal)

Ellen Barkin, Sonia Manzano, Robin Wright, Connie Britton honored at New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards Dec. 12

Widow of Pop Artist Gives $1 Million to Stony Brook Southampton (Wall Street Journal)

Stony Brook Campuses Finally Find Artistic Synergy

New York Women in Film & Television Designing Women May 23

The Power of Partnerships in Documentary Film: A Case Study of Girl Rising

Escape Fire Debuts on CNN

Stony Brook Southampton/Killer Films at Sundance 2013

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