Short Film Showcase

Deadline to Register – January 25, 2020

We will be recognizing local films and International films SEPARATELY this year.

Amy Lamb Scholarship

$1000 will be awarded to a woman currently enrolled in a film, digital arts or television program at a local college or university.  

Send an email to WIFMSch@gmail.com to receive an application.



February 29, 2020

Leap into your acting or modeling career with this all day training session.  Learn about headshots, resumes, photographers, auditioning, ZED cards, background acting and so much more.  Local agents and casting directors as well as seasoned professionals in their field will be part of the training.

March 8, 2020

Celebrate with us as we premiere the documentary of the 100th anniversary of the  2020 Suffrage Movement.  Meet our scholarship winners and enjoy our Short Film Showcase featuring films from Pittsburgh and around the world.


  Production Assistant (PA) Training

      Was a HUGE success – it is already paying

off for our attendees

PA session

Our Mission

Women In Film and Media, a 501c(3) non-profit organization has been helping women in film, television and other screen-based media since 2005.   Our mission is to improve the status and portrayal of women in film, television, and other screen-based media in Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond.  We serve our community by providing resources, training and opportunities to succeed, learn and grow.

Our Activities

We serve our community by facilitating their access to opportunities in industry. In addition, we lend our services to non-profit organizations helping women and children. Our programs and events include workforce skills development through mentoring and training workshops; production of public service announcements for non-profits dedicated to women and children; and industry partnerships that further our mission. WIFM is a chapter of Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI), a global network comprising over 50 chapters worldwide with more than 15,000 members, dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women in industry.



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Upcoming Events

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Women In Film Short Film Submiss... @ Heinz History Center
Dec 19 2019 @ 8:30 am – Jan 25 2020 @ 5:00 pm
 Women In Film and Media Pittsburgh Open Submissions – Short Film Showcase short films made by women. We are looking for women who have directed a short film using other women in lead positions – producer, DP, AD, etc. The films will be screened in March in celebration of Women’s[...]

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WIFM Outreach

WIFM promotes careers in the film industry at colleges and universities.