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Four Western-based Directors Selected for WIDC Career Advancement Module Vancouver

Collaborating with Women In Film and Television Vancouver FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -March 2019: Four western-based women directors have been selected to partake in the next edition of the WIDC Career Advancement Module (CAM) slated to take place during the Vancouver International Women In Film Festival, March 5 to 10, 2019. Aiming to generate career momentum while they develop pitch materials for their next screen projects are BC-based filmmakers Michelle Brezinski, Monique Hurteau, Jean Parsons and Alberta-based action director, Suza Singh. Each of these talented and award-winning directors is developing multiple projects for the screen, including an action Western television series [...]

By |2019-03-08T16:57:19-07:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Career Advancement, Media Release, Outreach, WIDC, WIDC Awards, Women Directors|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Four Western-based Directors Selected for WIDC Career Advancement Module Vancouver

WIDC Announces Career Advancement Module Vancouver Director Participants: Supported with the participation of TELUS Optik Local

WIDC Announces Career Advancement Module Vancouver Director Participants: Supported with the participation of TELUS Optik Local FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 2017: Four western-based women directors have been selected to partake in the next edition of the WIDC Career Advancement Module (CAM) slated to take place March 7 to 12, 2017 during the Vancouver International Women In Film Festival. Aiming to generate career momentum while they develop pitch materials for their next screen projects are BC-based filmmakers Jessica Bradford whose short films have won CSA and Leo awards, doc filmmakers, Shannon Walsh and Brit Kewin, and Alberta-based filmmaker, Paige K. [...]

By |2017-02-27T05:39:18-07:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Career Advancement, Media Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on WIDC Announces Career Advancement Module Vancouver Director Participants: Supported with the participation of TELUS Optik Local

Unprecedented International Collective Stands Together at TIFF ‘16

#DirectHERs #seeHERnow WIDC is proud to be part of a groundbreaking collective of 12 international women’s film and television organizations, film festivals, media outlets, and production companies, that are coming together for the first time at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), to promote the shared goal of increasing the number of women in the director’s chair. In this unprecedented joint endeavor, these advocates for greater gender parity are proudly co-presenting the Industry Happy Hour with TIFF on Monday, September 12th from 5:30-6:30pm. This Happy Hour will cap an industry day at TIFF that kicks off with a screening [...]

By |2016-11-15T00:08:38-07:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Unprecedented International Collective Stands Together at TIFF ‘16

Five BC-based filmmakers selected for WIDC career advancement during Vancouver International Women In Film Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - On March 7, 2016 five BC-based female filmmakers will have a jump start to the 11th annual Vancouver International Women In Film Festival (March 8 to 13, 2016) as they begin the Women In the Director's Chair Career Advancement Module (WIDC CAM) at the Sandman Hotel and Suites on Davie.  These directors are offered the rare opportunity to focus in on their career plans with mentorship support from Canada's acclaimed WIDC program. Director participants selected for this session of the CAM include, Kate Green, Julia Hutchings, Fumiko Kiyooka, Sara McIntyre, and Adelina Suvagau. See Directors' Bios [...]

By |2016-11-15T00:08:38-07:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Career Advancement, Media Release, WIDC|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five BC-based filmmakers selected for WIDC career advancement during Vancouver International Women In Film Festival