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Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!

Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!

Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!  We look forward to a weekend of creative exchange, WIF LA's 50-year anniversary celebration, and the awarding of the WIFTI Peace Prize. Check out our program below. The events on Saturday and Sunday will be live-streamed on the WIFTI...

WIFTI x Cannes

WIFTI x Cannes

WIFTI x Cannes 2023We are delighted to meet our global community at Cannes Film Festival 2023!  Also, come along to Collectif 50/50's events!  

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Early Bird Registrations

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Early Bird Registrations

WIFTI Summit 2023 - Early Bird RegistrationsThe WIFTI Summit is a bi-annual event dedicated to our inspiring global community. This year, we are making our way to beautiful Finland and meet at Hanaholmen just outside Helsinki. For two days, we will be discussing...

March 8 Short Film Showcase

March 8 Short Film Showcase

Enjoy the longest March 8 with WIFTI! International Women's Day is our annual reminder to renew and reinforce our fight for intersectional justice. We stand with everyone who faces discrimination caused by capitalist patriarchy and use our voices to shape public...

WIFT International on various events in Berlin

WIFT International on various events in Berlin

WIFTI x Berlinale 2023For the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival and European Film Market 2023, WIFTI will be hosting, co-hosting and supporting several events. After three years of not meeting in-person in Berlin, we are looking forward to reconnecting with...

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Save The Date

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Save The Date

WIFTI Summit 2023 - Save The Date  "WIFTI Helsinki Summit 2023 - Facing the Future" takes place in Hanasaari cultural center and conference hotel in the inner city archipelago of Helsinki.   It is a two-day event bringing together Wiftians from all over the world,...

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch On December 12, 2022 we are hosting the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch event for the first time. Every member of any WIFT chapter is invited to join online and watch our sisters that will present their projects to the jury. Find the public...

Submissions for March 8 Short Film Showcase

Submissions for March 8 Short Film Showcase

Submissions open for March 8 Short Film Showcase     To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, 2023 we will host our annual, 48h-long March 8 Short Film Showcase!     Every WIFT Chapter is invited to contribute with one short film of max. 8 minutes to be part...

Art of Sustainability – A Global Reflection

Art of Sustainability – A Global Reflection

Join us for the first webinar of our series "Art of Sustainability"As part of WIFTI's new series 'Art of Sustainability - A Global Reflection', WIFTI President Helene Granqvist will be in conversation with Prem Gill, CEO of Creative BC, Canada and independent producer...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars and We Are Warming Up

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars and We Are Warming Up

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars in collaboration with We Are Warming Up We are stoked about this collaboration between our WIFTI Worldwide webinars and Warming Up Storylab to continue our focus on climate change and the film world. "It's an exciting opportunity for our...

Series of Workshops in Collaboration with Netflix

Series of Workshops in Collaboration with Netflix

Autumn Programme of WIFTI Worldwide Webinars in collaboration with Netflix  We are excited about a new collaboration with Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity which gives us the opportunity to run a series of industry workshops this autumn. The workshops will...

WIFTI Summit 2022

WIFTI Summit 2022

THRIVE at WIFTI Summit 2022Celebrating the Women in Film & Television International’s 25 year anniversary, the 2022 WIFTI Summit will take place as an online event happening from Lagos/Nigeria on August 30th and 31st, 2022. This year’s WIFTI summit is the first...

IMDb Pro Webinar Event

IMDb Pro Webinar Event

IMDb Pro Webinar Event on July 12   IMDbPro is excited to host a webinar for exclusive Affiliate Program members, which all paid-up WIFT chapters belong to. This is the first webinar in 2022 where IMDbPro are inviting multiple guilds as a part of the Affiliate Program...

WIFTI General Assembly 2022

WIFTI General Assembly 2022

WIFTI General Assembly 2022  Call for the WIFT International General Assembly Date: August 22, 2022 Time: 2pm Pacific Time US (Aug 22) 10pm West Africa Time (Aug 22) 11pm Central European Time (Aug 22) 9am New Zealand Standard Time (Aug 23)   Agenda: 0....

A letter from Ukrainian producer Aleksandra Kostina

A letter from Ukrainian producer Aleksandra Kostina

A letter from Ukrainian producer Aleksandra Kostina To be a filmmaker you need a lot of grit, consistency, and hard work to create and tell great stories in a powerful way that resonates with an audience, using all available resources to bring your idea to life. To be...

Presidents Call June 2022

Presidents Call June 2022

Presidents Call: Who can we be for each other in times of crisis? A kind invitation to all our WIFT Presidents, Executive Directors and Leaders to join us for the next Presidents Call on   June 15th 10.30am-11.30am Pacific Time 1.30pm-2.30pm Eastern Time...

This was WIFTI x Cannes 2022

This was WIFTI x Cannes 2022

This was WIFTI x Cannes 2022!  Thanks to all who joined us at our various events during Cannes Film Festival 2022, it was fantastic to see you and catch up, share stories and experience, and gather our collective strength!  

IMDbPro Roadshow Follow-up

IMDbPro Roadshow Follow-up

IMDbPro Roadshow Follow-upThank you to all who attended the IMDbPro Roadshow on 4/28/22! Please find the follow-up materials here with a breakdown of the items discussed in more detail. As a WITI member, you are eligible to receive a 30% discount off your monthly or...

Join us in Cannes!

Join us in Cannes!

Join us this month for two events at the Cannes Film Festival! You can meet WIFT representatives from our global community during two events in Cannes. The annual WIFT panel, organised by WIFT Israel, takes place on May 20th and our grand WIFTI reception takes place...

Update on WIFTI Summit 2022

Update on WIFTI Summit 2022

August 30th, 31st 2022 · WIFTI Summit 2022Celebrating Women in Film & Television International’s 25 year anniversary, the 2022 WIFTI Summit will take place as an online event happening from Lagos/Nigeria on August 30th and 31st, 2022. This year’s WIFTI summit is...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with WIFT Bhutan

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with WIFT Bhutan

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar in collaboration with WIFT BhutanWomen filmmakers make up only a tiny percentage of the whole industry in Bhutan; they are also less visible and marginalized within a male-dominated field. Being Bhutan’s first female director, Karma Deki faced...

Excellence in Craft on International Women’s Day 2022

Excellence in Craft on International Women’s Day 2022

Excellence in Craft with WIFT Australia on International Women's Day 2022 Excellence in Craft is back in 2022 with a Mexican bang! (Watch out, new date!) In this masterclass we'll meet with Argentinian/Australian Leticia Cáceres who is a writer and director for both...

Annual WIFTI Event @Berlinale

Annual WIFTI Event @Berlinale

Annual WIFTI Event @Berlinale 2022Humor is an essential part of the most successful content of the film and TV industry. To laugh is a lot of fun. It unites people, it gives audiences a great time. However – to create great humor isn’t always a walk in the park. To be...

Announcement: WIFTI Summit 2022 in Nigeria

Announcement: WIFTI Summit 2022 in Nigeria

WIFTI Summit 2022 to take place in NigeriaCelebrating the Women in Film & Television International 25 years anniversary, the 2022 WIFTI Summit will take place in Nigeria this August. Nigeria has a population of 200 million people, 371 tribes, 36 states and with...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Sustainable Wardrobe and Set

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Sustainable Wardrobe and Set

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with Bunny Yan in conversation with Imogen RossWIFTI Sustainability Conversation #2: Sustainable Wardrobe & Set - Tips & Tricks that will save you money & the environment December 2, 9am CET / 6pm AEST / 7pm AEDT Join us for this...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Sustainability & Storytelling

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Sustainability & Storytelling

Join us for our WIFTI Sustainability Conversation #1As our first webinar this autumn, we will host our WIFTI Sustainability Conversation #1, which will be part of a longer series of conversations on sustainability, film and storytelling this coming winter and spring....

Coffee Chat: Blue Sky Sessions

Coffee Chat: Blue Sky Sessions

Join us for our Blue Sky Sessions!This month, we are hosting two coffee chats themed around a Blue Sky thinking. All chapters are welcome to join and share their ideas for WIFTI's future. What would you like WIFTI to do, what do be for your chapter? We believe that...

WIFTI x Cannes International Film Festival 2021

WIFTI x Cannes International Film Festival 2021

Producing & Social Impact with Pavillon Afriques in CannesWe are delighted to be co-hosting a conversation with Pavillon Afriques at the Cannes International Film Festival.  Our moderator Inya Lawal, WIFTI board member and President of WIFT Africa, will speak to...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with Christin Baker

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with Christin Baker

Producing, Distributing & Social Impact with Christin Baker  // How to put underrepresented topics on the radar? What is it like to get your own production company and streaming service off the ground? How to find investors for your indie project?  In this...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Filmmaking in Bangladesh

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar: Filmmaking in Bangladesh

Filmmaking in Bangladesh: Cinema as Feminist InterventionRe-watch the webinar here. Filmmaker and WIFTI Board Member Rubaiyat Hossain will be in conversation with filmmakers Elizabeth D. Costa, director of Bangla Surf Girls, 2021, and Zana Shammi, director of Untying...

Coffee Chat for Emerging Networks

Coffee Chat for Emerging Networks

Coffee Chat for Emerging Networks  Are you new or in the starting phase of your WIFT network, and could do with some advice? Do you know a group of women who is currently forming and would like to get involved with WIFTI? With great happiness, we have seen the...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with Wade Channell

WIFTI Worldwide Webinar with Wade Channell

What men can and need to do to fight gender inequality.  Wade Channell in conversation with producer Tsiako Abesadze, International Relations and co-founder of WIFT Georgia, on the role of men in fighting gender inequality.   Date: Monday, 29th March 2021...

WIFTI Presidents Call

WIFTI Presidents Call

WIFTI Presidents Call Coming Up!We kindly invite all Presidents and leaders of WIFT networks to join us for our next Presidents Call on April 20, which we will split into two sessions to reach all time zones. We look forward to hearing from you about your current...

March 8 Short Film Showcase

March 8 Short Film Showcase

Celebrate March 8 with us and join us for 48 hours of short films from around the world!  On International Women’s Day, you’re invited to travel the globe with an empowering short film showcase spanning 18 countries. Created by and centered on women, these stories...

Seminar Series on Affirmative Feminism

Seminar Series on Affirmative Feminism

  We would like to invite you to the Affirmative Feminism Seminar Series: A series of three panel conversations exploring possible futures through affirmative statements and initiatives within contemporary film and digital screen culture.   The seminars will take...

Annual WIFT at Berlinale Event

Annual WIFT at Berlinale Event

  Annual WIFT Berlinale Event   You can re-watch the event here.   An official partnership with Berlinale. In collaboration with WIFT Germany and WIFT International, WIFT Sweden, WIF LA, WIFT India, WIFT Africa & Forum of Women in Film & TV Nigeria...

Coffee Chat on Building Resilience

Coffee Chat on Building Resilience

Join us for this informal coffee chat and share your outlooks, fears, dreams for this new year, listen to others and get some gentle insights. WIFT members only.

Nordic Women in Film 2021

Nordic Women in Film 2021

Nordic Women in Film The five Nordic Embassies in the U.S., WIFT International and WIFV Washington are presenting a digital screening series of fiercely intelligent and radiant Nordic cinema! Nordic Women in Film is five weeks of artistic ambition. Five weeks of...

New Initiative boosts Female Producers’

New Initiative boosts Female Producers’

Launched by the Erich Pommer Institute (EPI), SERIES' WOMEN is the first career enhancement programme for female producers in the European drama series industry. The first edition will run between March and June 2021. Applications are now open and will be accepted...

WIFT-V Fest: Submit now

WIFT-V Fest: Submit now

WIFT-V Fest: Submit now! WIFT Australia are proud to announce the inaugural WIFT V-FEST, WIFT Australia’s women’s virtual film festival and short film competition, sponsored in partnership with Screen Queensland. 

Presidents call: Wrapping up 2020

Presidents call: Wrapping up 2020

Presidents call: Wrapping up 2020 The next Presidents Call takes place on December 15th at 9pm Central European time. All Presidents of WIFT chapters and WIFT-partner chapters are kindly invited. Date: December 15th Time: 9pm Central European time

Location scouting and creative solutions

Location scouting and creative solutions

Location scouting and creative solutions We are excited to announce our December webinar co-hosted with WIFT Caucasus and featuring location scout and member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Lori Balton who worked on films such as Inception, The Lion King and Once...

Wifti worldwide webinar with Wift Jamaica

Wifti worldwide webinar with Wift Jamaica

Wifti worldwide webinar with Wift Jamaica We're excited to present you our next WIFTI Worldwide webinar and encourage you not to miss out on this conversation co-hosted by WIFT Jamaica and WIFT International: Post Pandemic: Emerging Shifts in Developing Audiovisual...

Wift Ireland Panels

Wift Ireland Panels

Wift Ireland Panels Our ever so vibrant WFT Ireland is delighted to host two panels at the Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) Industry Days, which will be online for free in its 65th edition in November.  ‘In Her Own Voice’ | Women talk film (LIVE) Presented in...