About Us

 

Statement of Purpose

Women in Film and Media is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, video and other screen based media. With an emphasis on education, we serve our members and the community by providing access to opportunities within the industry and working with other non-profit organizations dedicated to helping women and children. We are passionate about our vision to empower promote, support, and mentor the community through a network of valuable programs and events.

Mentoring and Empowering Women

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WIFM’s signature service to the community is its Public Service Announcement Program. Each year, WIFM members collaborate with professional filmmakers to produce PSAs to benefit non-profit organizations assisting women and children. Pittsburgh professionals mentor and supervise mentees in an atmosphere that gives them hands-on experience in film production: from concept development to finished PSAs.

PSAs produced since 2007 are:

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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