Welcome Shivani Saini to WIFTA’s Board of Directors

Shivani Saini is a media producer, consultant and skillful communicator with over 25 years of professional experience. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Radio & Television from Ryerson University, and has worked in all genres of media production. Her company, Atelier Culturati, helps cultural institutions, creative leaders and artists produce stories and sold-out events. She specializes in storytelling that …

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, in the Arts and on Screen

WIFTA celebrates International Women’s Day with an evening of live music, networking and this hot-topic discussion on diversity on set and on screen. Panel Discussion Speakers include:Amorena Bartlett, an ASL sessional instructor at MacEwan University and advocate for Deaf rights within the criminal justice system. Christine Sokaymoh FrederickArtistic director of Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Executive Director of the Dreamspeakers Film …

20th Anniversary of WIFTA

In honour of the 20th Anniversary of WIFTA, our founding members came together to speak on the history of “Nothing about us, without us,” and the importance of our organization. Interviews include members Bonnie Thompson, Jean Merriman, Lynn Rach and Nancy Laing, among others. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/pjIK1WelaFI A special thanks to producer Jesse Szymanski and Modern Muse Media for …