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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...

WIFT International announces new President

WIFT International announces new President

WIFTI announces new presidentOn Thursday 17 November Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) announced the election of a new President following a meeting of the Board of Directors. Chair of WFT Ireland, Dr. Susan Liddy, will step into the role that has...

Invitation to all member networks for WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Invitation to all member networks for WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Invitation to all member networks for WIFTI Worldwide Pitch  WIFTI WORLDWIDE PITCHDedicated to the impact of our global communityBased on the belief of making us all love & liveIn a peaceful environment   WIFTI hereby invites every chapter worldwide to...

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...

New Board elected

New Board elected

New WIFTI Board elected on August 22  We are delighted to introduce the new WIFTI Board to you, which was elected at the General Assembly on August 22. For the first time in WIFTI history, we are represented on all six continents, a big moment for our network!...

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...

Collaborative Video Project for WIFTI Summit 2022

Collaborative Video Project for WIFTI Summit 2022

Collaborative Video Project for WIFTI Summit 2022  As our WIFTI Summit is coming up and we are celebrating 25 years of Women in Film and Television groups around the world, all chapters in the WIFTI network (paid-up members or not) are invited to participate in a...

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...

A letter from Ukraine

A letter from Ukraine

A letter from UkraineDear WIFT International, My name is Valeriya Golovina, and I’m a Ukrainian cinematographer and documentary director, who was privileged to work around the world until personal circumstances called me home to Ukraine.  On February 24th, 2022 I woke...

A letter from Russia

A letter from Russia

A letter from RussiaHi from nowhere, my name Maria Kuvshinova, before Feb 24 I used to be a Russian film critic and a cofounder of a feminist cinema web site which is now frozen or even closed (I really don’t know). I see no use (and no right) in covering Russian...

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...

Dear Filmmakers All Over The World

Dear Filmmakers All Over The World

Dear Filmmakers All Over The WorldWe are all shocked by Russia's brutal attack on independent Ukraine, but our indignation should be backed up by concrete, responsible help for our Ukrainian sisters and brothers. Poland has become a natural place of refuge for many of...

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 Members enjoy 30% discount on IMDb Pro

WIFTI Members enjoy 30% discount on IMDb Pro

WIFTI Members enjoy 30% discount on IMDb Pro tools!We are delighted to have established a partnership with the IMDb Pro Affiliate Programme! This partnership gives all WIFT International members a 30% discount on IMDb Pro and its amazing tools for finding contacts,...

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 Annual Report

WIFTI Annual Report

Read the WIFTI Annual Report 2020-21 here  With our fiscal year 2020-21 having ended on August 31, it's time for our chapters to renew their membership - and for new groups to think about whether they want to join the global movement and become a member of WIFTI....

European Organisations Join Forces Against Racism

European Organisations Join Forces Against Racism

WIFT International fights against racism together with ARTEFIn the Summer of 2020, a group of European film industry professionals gathered to form ARTEF, the Anti-Racism Taskforce for European Film. WIFT International has been a member from its beginnings. Engaging...

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...

50 organisations celebrate Anna Serner alongside WIFTI

50 organisations celebrate Anna Serner alongside WIFTI

  WIFTI joined by 50 Organisations in Open Letter to Anna Serner  After 10 years as CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner has handed in her resignation on 27 April, 2021. Women in Film & Television International is grateful for and proud of Anna's...

WIFT International congratulates Chloé Zhao!

WIFT International congratulates Chloé Zhao!

  Historic Win! Chlóe Zhao wins Best Director at Academy Awards!Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) celebrates Chloé Zhao’s win at today’s Academy Awards, for Best Director for feature film “Nomadland”. Zhao is the first Asian woman to receive the award...

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.

Certify your film for free

Certify your film for free

Certify your film for free A staggering 80% of audiences want more diversity in media and entertainment. (Read up on it here!) To meet this demand, Ceretai has developed an artificial intelligence tool that measures diversity and determines if a film breaks norms....

Monitoring Diversity

Monitoring Diversity

Monitoring Diversity In a collaboration with Ceretai, Herflix, WIFTI and SF Studios, we are running a project funded by the Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova to investigate norms on the big screen. The goal of the project is to implement technical solutions to drive...

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...