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WIFT-A May Newsletter (Members Only)

In This Issue:

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

  6. Organization News/Networking

  7. Call for Entries/Submissions
  8. (New) Special Discounts for WIFTA Members

WIFT-A News                                                      

WIFT-A Martini Madness

Join us at the Saltlik Steakhouse
(221 Bear Street, Banff)

Tuesday June 13th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission is a $5 donation to Women in Film & Television Alberta with a chance to win an incredible "Skippingstone" door prize worth $300! Tons of tapas and the first 200 people get a Free Martini!

Open to Banff Delegates or WIFT members only. WIFT-Alberta memberships may be purchased at the door. Sponsored by: CFCN (CTV Television); PMA Skyy Vodka; Calgary Film Commission, Joe Media, Skippingstone Productions, The Saltlik Steakhouse, and the new Producer Emergence Program.

See below for volunteer opportunities.

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

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MEMBER NEWS

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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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CSIF

The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers is offering its Spring series of Filmmaking workshops.  Workshops include Camera Operation and Lighting, Screenwriting, Low Budget Special Effects, Editing, Promoting your Work, Hand Processing Super 8 film, Storyboarding and other film production workshops.  For more information call 205-4748 or visit http://www.csif.org/html/spring2006.html.

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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

CSIF - Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator

The Edge Post-production (Avid) Editor

TRUCK – PROGRAMS ASSISTANT

TRUCK – COMMUNITY OUTREACH ASSISTANT

M:ST - Administrative Assistant

For more employment resources see our
job board

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently looking for volunteers for
WIFT-A's Martini Madness event
Tuesday June 13th. If you are interested in volunteering, please email the WIFT-A office at [email protected].

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!
 

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Organization News

NSI Global Marketing Training Program

2006 Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival

Edmonton International Film Festival

BANFF World Television Festival Media Releases
 

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Call for Entries/Submissions

Strategic Partners Co-Production Market

2006 IPOLC Competition For Production

NextFest: Digital Motion Picture Festival

Women in Film & Video/New England

2006 imagineNATIVE Call for Submission

CBC Television - “Great Documentary Proposals”

Vanishing Media Project Submission Call

MadCat Film Festival

Telefilm Canada's Calls for Entries
 

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Special Discounts for WIFTA Members

Stay tuned for information on special discounts for WIFTA Members.

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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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