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WIFT-A August Newsletter (Members Only)

In This Issue:

  1. WIFT-A News and Upcoming Events
  2. Member News
  3. Screenings
  4. Professional Development Opportunities
  5. Employment Opportunities
  6. Volunteer Opportunities

  7. Organization News/Networking

  8. Call for Entries/Submissions
  9. Special Discounts for WIFTA Members

WIFT-A News                                                      

Women in film and Television Alberta and Panacea Entertainment are once again
co-sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to assist a qualified Alberta Resident to attend the Women In the Director’s Chair Workshop.
 

 


WIDC 2007 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Develop your leadership and story-telling style.  Take creative risks and test original material in a safe learning environment.

This 10th Anniversary session of The Women In the Director’s Chair Workshop will be led by the internationally acclaimed Lea Pool (The Blue Butterfly, Emporte-moi).

Applications are available on line at www.creativewomenworkshops.com

For general information or to learn more about application criteria contact:

Carol Whiteman, WIDC Producer
[email protected]
Toll free: 1-877-913-0747 or local 604-913-0747.
Director Deadline: September 30, 2021
Actor/Crew Deadline: October 31, 2021

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WIFT-A and The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) Present a 1-Day Pitch Workshop with Jan Miller at the Edmonton Film Festival.

On Saturday, September 30th, Festival Founder
Jan Miller will present Pitcher Perfect in Edmonton.  Whether you are a Director, Writer or Producer, Pitcher Perfect improves your pitching skills and develops your project idea. 

You can apply online or by mail.  Find out more...
 

****WIFT-A members get a $50 discount for this workshop... see below for information on membership renewals****

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WIFT-A introduces reduced membership rates

It's time to renew your membership and you can now do so for half price!

Voting Members pay only $32.50
Non-Voting Member pay only $37.50
& Students pay only $17.50

WIFT-A would like to thank you for your continued support. Please take the time to renew your membership. Simply click here to download the PDF application form and mail it with your payment to:

Women in Film & Television – Alberta
c/o DVD Masters 215 – 36 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2L4

Payments can be made by cheque to the WIFT-A office, payable to WIFT-A. If you have any questions, please contact the WIFT-A office at [email protected]

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Please note "First Thursday Film Screenings"
will return in the fall.

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MEMBER NEWS

Michelle Armeneau - Equipment for sale

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What have you been up to the last few months? 
Do you have exciting news or announcements that you would like to share with the WIFT-A membership? If so, please email the WIFT-A office [email protected] with your latest member news and successes so that they can be shared with your fellow WIFT-A members via the Online News!

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SCREENINGS

GlobalFest Film Festival

 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

WIDC 2007 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Women in film and Television Alberta and Panacea Entertainment are once again co-sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship (click here for more information)


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Pitcher Perfect pitching workshop with Jan Miller (click here for more information)


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Reel Diversity


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FAVA 16mm & Doc Shop

FAVA Screenwriting Workshop

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QAS Scholarship Deadline Approaching

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British Columbia Film (Vancouver)
Robson Arms - First Shots Training Program DVD

an excellent resource tool for those who are interested in learning more about what goes into directing or writing for a prime-time series. More information about what is contained 
on this DVD set can be found on the British Columbia 
Film Website:
www.bcfilm.bc.ca  


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Employment Opportunities

Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS)

NUTV

APTN Video Journalist


For more employment resources see our
job board

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

CIFF Call for Volunteers

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We recognize how very busy our members are and as a result are most grateful for your time and efforts. An organization is only as strong as its members and with your help WIFT-A will
continue to thrive and grow as a vital part of the Alberta Industry! If you are interested in volunteering, please email the WIFT-A office at
[email protected].
 

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Organization News

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen to open Calgary International Film Festival

EIFF Film Festival Passes On Sale NOW

WIFT-T Announces the Alliance Atlantis Diversity in Broadcasting Internship Award

WIFT-T Announces 2006 CBC Canadian Reflections Award and Call for Applications

NSI: Canadian TV producers bound for MIPCOM 2006

QAS Scholarship Deadline Approaching

WIFT-T 2006 Crystal Awards Call for Nominations

Herland e-bulletin

CIFF Call Volunteer Deadline Approaching

National Film Board of Canada and Brazil Launch Development Fund

Edmonton International Film Festival

NSI & Telefilm Canada seek next generation of Canadian feature filmmakers
 

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Call for Entries/Submissions

Women In the Director's Chair Workshop 2007

WIFT-T Announces 2006 CBC Canadian Reflections Award and Call for Applications

NSI Drama Prize Call For Entries

Quickdraw Animation Society's festival of experimental animatio - GIRAF

SUNDANCE 2007: Call for entries

SHAW Rocket Fund Funding Application Deadline

WIFT-T 2006 Crystal Awards Call for Nominations

Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival

2007 herland Film & Video Festival!

Strategic Partners Co-Production Market

2006 IPOLC Competition For Production

Telefilm Canada's Calls for Entries
 

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Special Discounts for WIFTA Members

WIFT-A members get a $50 discount for the Pitcher Perfect workshop.

WIFT-A and The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) Present a 1-Day Pitch Workshop with Jan Miller at the Edmonton Film Festival.

On Saturday, September 30th, Festival Founder
Jan Miller will present Pitcher Perfect in Edmonton.  Whether you are a Director, Writer or Producer, Pitcher Perfect improves your pitching skills and develops your project idea. 

You can apply online or by mail.  Find out more...

click here for information on WIFT-A membership renewals.

 

 

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CONTENTS OF THIS PUBLICATION ARE FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION ALBERTA MEMBERS ONLY AND MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED. WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION ALBERTA DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE VALIDITY OF THE POSTINGS. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO VERIFY SOURCES BEFORE YOU RESPOND.

WIFT-A would like to thank the following for their generous support: Alberta Foundation for the Arts CFCN through the BCE-CTV Benefits Program Status of Women Canada

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