Why YOU Will Love WIFTA

We are a collective of women, doing what you do. WIFTA is a non-profit organization (established in 1974) that promotes and assists the professional development, equitable treatment, recognition of achievements and the creation of new opportunities for professional women in the screen-based industries.

What Do We Do?

WIFTA helps members from across Alberta grow, advance and sustain their careers and businesses on a local, provincial, national and international level. Through the generous support of foundations, corporations and individuals, WIFTA provides networking opportunities, mentorships, information, professional development and events for it’s members and the public.

Full Voting Member $75.00/year April 1, to March 31
Student Fees $25.00/year April 1, to March 31


  1. Professional development for producers, writers, directors and actors, and other related occupations in the film and television industry.
  2. WIFT-International membership and benefits, reduced rates to local and international WIFT-I Summits, workshops and special events and access to the Film Finishing Fund.
  3. WIFTA Online Newsletters, with updated information on funds, festivals and events.
  4. WIFTA Networking Events featuring key industry representatives.
  5. Participation in committees and programs including:
    • Professional Development workshops
    • Mentorship
    • Website development

Opportunities for Involvement Include:

WIFTA Board of Directors: women appointed and elected from the membership for a two-year period, are full members in good standing and are actively involved with committee work.
AGM: features a keynote speaker from the industry, the year in review and elections.
Volunteer Opportunities: membership includes the opportunity to get involved with our exciting committees.

If you’re interested in volunteering in the areas listed below, please send an email to admin@wifta.ca for more information.

  • Communications (On-Line News/Website/Public Relations)
  • Advocacy
  • Mentorship
  • Office/Administration
  • Fundraising
  • Membership
  • Networking – Edmonton
  • Networking – Calgary
  • Professional Development
  • Special Events


Full Voting Member $75.00/year April 1, to March 31
Student Fees $25.00/year April 1, to March 31

Membership Inquiries

Email: admin@wifta.ca