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September 2015: Meet Emily Stark, WIFM’s new Executive Director
Emily is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg with a dual major in Communications (Media Studies) and Visual and Performing Arts. Throughout her career…
August 2015: WIFM’s 2014 Opal Award Winner Dawn Keezer named one of Pittsburgh’s 50 Most Powerful People
Pittsburgh Magazine consulted dozens of power brokers and behind-the-scene players to determine and rank the 50 individuals who, in Pittsburgh, make things happen.
May 2015: SAG-AFTRA: On Location
Jan. 25 proved to be a great day for SAG-AFTRA members of the Ohio-Pittsburgh Local. The snowy day began with the local’s third collaborative talent showcase with Pittsburgh’s Women In Film & Media chapter. Nearly 40 performers…
April 27, 2015: Point Park University Students receive WIFM Scholarships
Point Park features WIFM scholarship recipients Mina Hoffman and Hanna Snyder on their website.
April 20, 2015: Women In Film Pittsburgh President Stepping Down.
Founder Faith Dickinson led nonprofit for 10 years…
May 16-18, 2014: Women in Film & Television International Summit Hosted by Pittsburgh Chapter – by Christina Kotlar
Catherine Hardwicke, director of the first “Twilight” movie, is coming to Pittsburgh in mid-May for the Women in Film and Television International Summit. Ms. Hardwicke…
November 16, 2011 : When your Future is up in the Air/Lightnews
On Saturday, December 3rd at 7 p.m, four short films by Pittsburgh-based filmmakers will screen at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont. Faith Dickinson, President will be our M.C., and proceeds will benefit the group’s scholarship fund. .
In Pittsburgh, Council member Adrienne Wehr received the Opal Award from Women in Film and Media. She is joined by Faith Dickinson, president of Women in Film and Media Pittsburgh.
Faith Dickinson speaks about Women in Film and Media, the Opal Awards and Shirley Jones.
If you have always wanted to meet Shirley Jones, you will have a chance in Pittsburgh in October. Women in Film and Media Pittsburgh will honor the actress at its Oct. 12 Opal Awards.
February 28, 2009: Women in Film and Media Event / The Pittsburgh Women’s Blogging Society
The Third Annual International Short Film Showcase is coming again on Sunday, March 8. Films made by women filmmakers from every part of the world will be showcased in one afternoon.
September 18, 2008: Greetings From Pittsburgh: Neighborhood Narratives / City Paper
If it’s good enough for Paris, it’s good enough for Pittsburgh. … Pittsburgh film vets that included Tony Buba, Melissa Martin and Faith Dickinson. …
March 2008: Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s ‘Proclamation Thursday’
(PITTSBURGH) March 27, 2008 – In honor of Women’s History Month, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl awarded proclamations to three outstanding professional women and women’s associations. From the local chapter of Women in Film & Media (WIFM), Faith Dickinson, the executive director of WIFM, accepted the proclamation on behalf of the local chapter. WIFM Promotes the City to the film world, bringing more than $20 million into the City through film production.
February 5, 2008: Women In Film and Media Members Go To Hollywood /MBKPhotos Press Release
The most important tool an Independent Filmmaker can use today is a film festival. For a film to be seen is crucial in making a deal for its final destination.
October 19, 2007: Women in Film honors Burns…
We got to meet some real go-getter women the other night at the first Women in Film and Media Opal Awards.
The event honored women in film and television, including late KDKA news anchor Patti Burns and Los Angeles-based producer Suzanne DeLaurentiis, who’s filmed several movies here and has encouraged others to do the same.
October 16, 2007: City Proclamation Commending Women in Film and Media
WHEREAS, on October 16, 2007, Women in Film and Media Pittsburgh (WIFM) will be hosting their first Opal Awards to honor local women who have made an impact in television and film. . . .
August 6, 2007: 2 days of movie making mayhem / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the 41st hour after Mike Hough picked up the details of the film he had to complete in 48 hours . . “It’s perfect for us, it’s perfect for anyone,” said Faith Dickinson, the team leader from Women in Film and Media, who showed up with a baker’s dozen volunteers to make their movie.