Women in Film and Media: Pittsburgh


Registration Open

An Actor Prepares – Actors & Models – Professional Development.

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. 

Boxed lunch will be offered to those who register before February 19.

To register, click on the calendar view or CLICK HERE 

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Registration Is Open

Trailblazers of the Suffrage Movement – Celebrating 100 Years

March 8, 2020

Celebrate with us as we premiere the documentary of the 100th anniversary of the  2020 Suffrage Movement.  The documentary features the descendants of the women who participated in the suffrage movement.  Hear their stories of the beginning of the women’s movement.

VIP Reception – meet the descendants of the women’s suffrage movement.   Meet our scholarship winner and participate in the Q & A.  

To register – go to our Calendar icon or CLICK HERE


  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

9:00 am An Actor Prepares – Professional... @ Heinz History Center
An Actor Prepares – Professional... @ Heinz History Center
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Women In Film Pittsburgh is proud to present a day for actors and models who are interested in professional development.  If you want to further your activity in the Pittsburgh market and are looking for either a way to get into the business or improve your professional resume, this is[...]
5:30 pm Trailblazers of the Suffrage Mov... @ Heinz History Center
Trailblazers of the Suffrage Mov... @ Heinz History Center
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
REGISTRATION OPEN   Imagine living in the United States as a woman in the early 1900’s and not having the right to vote, own property, drive a car or have a job.   The Documentary created by Women In Film and Francis Rocks Productions illustrates the hardships women went through to[...]

WIFM Outreach

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


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

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Articles of Incorporation With ByLaws

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