Women in Film and Media: Pittsburgh

 

 

NYWIFT 2020 Creative Workforce Summit

Join New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) for their second annual Creative Workforce Summit: Documentary Makers, Industry and Funders in Conversation, October 20-23rd from 4-6 PM EST.

This four-day free virtual program consists of keynote speakers, panels, and film screenings, and will bring together some of the most unique and diverse voices of women working in the entertainment industry to establish forward-moving strategies to create change and mobilize support and leadership for the future. Keynotes by Abigail Disney, Marcia Smith, Laverne Berry, and Sheila Nevins – plus renowned journalists and panelists in conversation.

Topics include:

Women Documenting the Vote

Unionizing Nonfiction Labor

Authorship: Our stories, directed, produced and written by us (women + BIPOC creators)

Executive Function (funders and decision makers)

Register now at www.nywift.org/summit

The NYWIFT Summit takes place with support provided by the Ford Foundation and the NEA Foundation as well as a curated film screening and panel series produced in partnership with International Documentary Association.

Our Mission

Women in Film and Media (WIFM) Pittsburgh is a nonprofit membership organization whose 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 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.

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

Sep
17
Thu
12:00 pm Trailblazers Documentary Purchase @ Online
Trailblazers Documentary Purchase @ Online
Sep 17 2020 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 31 2021 @ 12:15 pm
Trailblazers Documentary Purchase @ Online
The documentary Trailblazers of the Suffrage Movement is now available for purchase. If you would like a copy of the documentary via a Vimeo link, the cost will be $10.00 If you would like us to mail you a thumb drive of the documentary, the cost will be $12.00. When[...]

WIFM Outreach

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

Scholarships

Women in Film and Media presents several scholarships to women from Southwestern Pennsylvania enrolled in a film or television production curriculum. The scholarships are presented in connection with the annual Opal Awards that honors high achievement in women, in film and television.

Click on the scholarship TAB under “ABOUT US” for the application

Articles of Incorporation with ByLaws

Articles of Incorporation With ByLaws

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