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The Women In Film and Media (WIFM) website, http://www.wifmpit.org, is provided as a public service to our members and the community and is not intended for use as a job search site. Since the website serves the community and WIFM members, we post events, functions and information that may not be sponsored by WIFM, their employees, volunteers or representatives.

Please be advised that the users of this website are responsible for checking the background, accuracy and practicing due diligence on the events, people and companies that are listed on this website.

Women In Film and Media does not endorse, recommend or verify the legality of the businesses, events or functions of the companies and people listed on this website unless they are provided by Women In Film and Media.

WIFM is not liable or responsible for any damages, monies invested that may result from members or the community who might contact or work with anyone who is listed on this website.

It is the sole responsibility of the user to be certain the people, companies or representatives of any event listed on this website is conducting business legally and with good intentions. DCED does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in this website. Any mention of vendors, products, or services is for informational purposes only.

Any inquiries relative to the events, functions, companies or people posted on this website should be directed to the contacts listed and not Women In Film and Media, their representatives, employees or volunteers.

Altered Reality

Faith Dickinson is MC at the screening of four films by local filmmakers.
(l – r): Randy Kovitz, Kristen Lauth-Shaeffer, Joseph Hollabaugh, Deborah Hosking, Noel Marie Schemaier, Faith Dickinson

Opal Awards

Each year Women In Film and Media presents its Opal Awards to women who have contributed to the development of Pittsburgh’s motion picture industry and the community through their work and service, or have succeeded in bringing film productions to Pittsburgh. Past honorees include Shirley Jones, Actress; Kim Moses, Producer; Suzanne DeLaurentis, Producer/Director; and Nancy Mosser, Casting Agent.

WIFM honors women in Television with the Patti Burns Award for Excellence in Television. Past honorees include Marilyn Brooks of WTAE TV and Mararet Loesch, CEO of Hub TV.

WIFM Scholarships are presented during the Opal Awards to female students in the Pittsburgh area who are enrolled in a film curriculum.