Announcing the WIFTA Podcast

Exciting news! WIFTA is creating a provincially-focused podcast for women in our industry! The podcast will feature interviews with key players in our province, from the ambitious up-in-coming filmmakers to our trailblazing veterans who established WIFTA over twenty years ago. Screenwriters, producers, editors, cinematographers, and actors… we are creating a resource of information and connecting women to Alberta’s essential institutions, …

45th Alberta Film & TV Awards

The Rosies took place on April 25th in Edmonton, marking the 45th celebration of the Alberta Film & Television Awards. It was a great night for women in film as our members were recognized for their excellence in production. Here are some key highlights: Camille Beaudoin and Eric Rebalkin (Mosaic Entertainment) were awarded Best Dramatic Feature for their teen romantic …

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 …