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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.


November 11, 2011: Creative Career Seminar / Carnegie Melon University

Faith Dickinson, President of Women in Film and Media, Pittsburgh speaks to students about Film and Broadcast Media


May 2011: Screen Actor’s Guild: Philadelphia Spotlight – 2011:05

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.


April 30, 2011: Hollywood Gala – Opal Awards / Eventsburgh Pittsburg

Join Women In Film and Media on April 30, 2011 as they host their fourth annual Opal Awards recognizing women in the film and television industry in Pittsburgh.


April 8. 2011: Moses will receive achievement award / Steeltown Film Factory

Kim Moses, a major force in television and entertainment production, will be honored for her accomplishments when Women in Film and Media Pittsburgh presents its fourth annual Opal Awards this month.


Feb 10, 2011: Zonta Club of Pittsburgh Presents Faith Dickinson

The Zonta Club of Pittsburgh presents Faith Dickinson, founding president of the Women in Film & Media Pittsburgh.


November 2010: Judges and Panelists / Steeltown Film Factory

Faith Dickinson judges the scriptwriting competition.


March 8, 2010: Celebrate And Share Lauds 21 Women Of Achievement / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Anything closely resembling a glass ceiling could be heard shattering Wednesday as we came together to Celebrate & Share, lauding 21 Women of Achievement for their accomplishments and contributions to our Three Rivers . .


September 2009:  Opal Awards 2009: Tonia Caruso interviews Faith Dickinson / Comcast Local Edit

Faith Dickinson speaks about Women in Film and Media, the Opal Awards and Shirley Jones.


July 7, 2009:  Film, media women to honor Shirley Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.


March 4, 2009: CCAC Hosts Women’s History Month / Community College of Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH—All four campuses of the Community College of Allegheny County will host numerous presentations, concerts and exhibits to promote Women’s History Month in March. The events include a presentation by Faith Dickenson, president of Women in Film and Media of Pittsburgh, on Mar. 9 . 


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.


April 2008: Professional Women’s Collective Meeting / Executive Womens Council Newsletter

We are very pleased to report that EWC hosted the first collective meeting of women’s professional organizations earlier in March . . . .


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.


March 3, 2008: The Opal Awards, ‘A Jewel’ for Pittsburgh’s Entertainment Industry / North Hills Monthly Magazine

 According to Pittsburgh Councilman Bill Peduto, creator of the council on the arts in Pittsburgh, “The arts revitalize neighborhoods better than bringing in Walgreen’s to street corners.” As part of this credo, Peduto presented a city council proclamation at the Women in Film and Media’s first Annual Opal Awards late last year. . . .


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, Britney loses visitation rights, Iggy furor surprises DeGeneres / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.



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