Posted on: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

THIRD NOTICE OF A WIFTA UPDATE:

WIFTA MEMBERS: PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE NOT COMING TO THE AGM CAN YOU PLEASE FILL OUT THE ATTACHED PROXY FORM

Thanks
Susan Feddema-Leonard, Vice President


THIRD NOTICE OF A WIFTA UPDATE:

WIFTA Annual General Meeting:

Date: October 25, 2014

Place: CAYK Marketing: 5720 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, (403) 456-0072
The offices are upstairs. Walk right into their space at the end of the hall.

Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Please find attached a copy the proposed revised WIFTA By-laws. Please be advised that the AGM will require 75% of our membership to vote on the revised By-laws. If you can not make the meeting PLEASE fill in the attached Proxy Form and assign another WIFTA member or myself (Susan Feddema-Leonard of Grande Cache)to act as your proxy. Please send the proxy by email to admin@wifta.ca, or fax to 1-780-827-4799

Women in Film & Television Alberta (“WIFTA”)
Proxy for Annual General Meeting

The undersigned Member of WIFTA hereby appoints __________________ of the city of ____________, Alberta, as the nominee of the undersigned to attend and act for the undersigned and on behalf of the undersigned at the Annual General Meeting of the Members of WIFTA to be held on the 25th day of October 2014.

DATED this ___ day of ______________, 2014.

SIGNATURE:
Name (please print):

NOMINATING COMMITTEE NOTICE: 

Pursuant to the current WIFTA Bylaws, Nomination Notification is being sent out to the entire membership today on September 13, 2014. The WIFTA Nominating Committee has nominated the following people to the Board of WIFTA. These nominations are dependent on an up-to-date membership and a verbal/email confirmation of acceptance. New Nominees should also forward a short Bio or resume to admin@wifta.ca.

Patricia Meilleur

Share Munoz

Geoffrey Boddy

Susan Feddema-Leonard

Susan Singh (Suza)

Laura Vinson

Rayna McKay

Jesse Szymanski

Please note that Kathy Fedori will stay on the WIFTA Board of Directors as Past President.
Please send any additional nominations and Bio/resume to admin@wifta.ca

If you have any questions contact:
Susan Feddema-Leonard, WIFTA Vice-President

admin@wifta.ca

780-827-6314 (cell) or 780-827-2696 (office)

For copies of the Proposed By-laws or a Proxy Form, email admin@wifta.ca

 



Posted on: Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Canadian Women’s Foundation is looking for event volunteers

Hello,

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is looking for event volunteers to assist with our 2014 Calgary Breakfast and Luncheon, featuring Sally Armstrong, award-winning journalist, human rights activist, and winner of the Calgary Peace Prize. Funds raised will support our work to prevent violence against women, end poverty, and empower girls, as well as our latest initiative: a new 5-year strategy to end sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada. Please find information on the Breakfast and volunteer opportunities attached. Thank you for your support!

Warm regards,

Laurie Bienert
Manager of Development and Special Events – Alberta Canadian Women’s Foundation
5920 Macleod Trail SW Suite 503, Calgary,
AB T2H 0K2
403.984.2523 x261 / 1.866.293.4483 cell: 403-629-5292 fax: 403-719-7597
lbienert@canadianwomen.org logo-CWF_email-EN



Posted on: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Hot Docs 2015 Festival Submissions

Hot Docs 2015 Festival Submissions – NOW OPEN Early-Bird Deadline: November 19, 2014 Deadline: December 10, 2014 Submit your film for the 2015 Hot Docs Festival. Late submissions accepted to January 7, 2014. Higher fees apply. Hot Docs Forum Submissions Submissions Open: November 12, 2014 Deadline: January 12, 2015 Regarded as the most effective international documentary market in North America, this dynamic pitching event stimulates international co-production financing for projects at various levels of completion.

Please help us spread the word by forwarding this email to your colleagues, and by sharing it via your social media channels. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Sample Tweets: Submit your #documentary to #HotDocs15! Early-bird deadline: November 19, 2014. Details: http://ow.ly/Ccuf3

Save the date, #documentary filmmakers! Submissions to the 2015 Hot Docs Forum will open November 12, 2014. Details: http://ow.ly/CcZh3

Thank you in advance for your assistance and we hope to see you at Hot Docs 2015! HD15_EMAILFOOTER_v1 Twitter: @hotdocs | Facebook: Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival | Instagram: @hotdocsfest



Posted on: Saturday, September 27th, 2014

WIFTA President Patricia Meilleur Connects with Heartland

Filming the hit series Heartland in the Hamlet of Priddis. WIFTA’s President Patricia Meilleur is with Toronto actress Stephanie La Rochelle.

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