The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Freelancers Union, and Upwork released the results of "Freelancing in New York: 2019," the first comprehensive measure of how freelancing factors into NYC's workforce.
The report estimates 1.3M workers performed freelance work in the past 12 months, and the economic impact of the work was $31.4B in earnings. Read the report here.
Applications are now open or the NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. The groundbreaking $5 million grant program has now earmarked an additional $500,000 for music projects led by women. Find out more here.
These 10 talented NYC writers have been selected for six months of mentorship with top TV showrunners, industry access and financial report while they hone their scriptwriting craft and tell important stories.