Dawn Keezer

Director of the Pittsburgh Film Office


WIFM’s 2014 Opal Award Winner

DawnKeezer, Pittsburghs 50 Most Powerful People


Named as one of Pittsburgh’s 50 most powerful people.


WIFM Pittsburgh’s

2015 Board of Directors

to be named in September

*** Candidates ***

   Seeking Election as Officers

Chair – Lisa Smith-Reed                              Vice Chair – Christopher Sepesy

Secretary – Roxana Gilani                           Treasurer – Susan Mazur


    Seeking Election as Board Members

Travis Ayers                                                   Cindy Fernandez-Nixon

Cara Friez                                                        Paula Gregg

Rita Gregory                                                    Latara Jones

Jeannee Josefcyzk                                          Casey Lehman

Jessica Pachuta                                               Zhou Zhou


Click here to read candidate bios


WIFM Scholarship - Group 1

Front – 2015 WIFM Scholarship winners; Mina Hoffman, PPU; Sheryland Neal, Chatham; Hannah Snyder, PPU Back: Lisa Smith-Reed, Jessica Pachuta, Jeanne Josefcyzk, Donna Belajac, Faith Dickinson

Women In Film and Media Pittsburgh

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.

Our Community

WIFM comprises dynamic professionals, both men and women, who represent every aspect of the industry: producers, directors, cinematographers, production crew, actors, talent agents, accountants and lawyers.

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 40 chapters worldwide with more than 10,000 members, dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women in industry.




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