Joy Haskell to receive 2021 WIDC Banff World Media Festival Fellowship

Vancouver, Canada (May 2021) – Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC) organizers are pleased to announce that BC-based Indigenous filmmaker, Joy Haskell is the 2021 recipient of the WIDC Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) Fellowship. Made possible through a long-standing partnership, the fellowship is designed to provide one WIDC alumna the opportunity to network and advance her projects at [...]

Carole Ducharme wins $10,000 prize: CTV WIDC Director Development Award winner announced

Vancouver, Canada (June 2011) – Creative Women Workshops Association (CWWA) is pleased to announce the winner of a $10,000 cash prize.  Made possible through the support of the CTV-CHUM Benefits, the award is designed to advance the career and next fiction screen-directing project of the recipient. This is the third and final installment of this award. Award-winning filmmaker Carole Ducharme [...]

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WIDC Alumnae honoured at Banff

June 14th, 2005, Banff, AB – Three Canadian women filmmakers are being honored June 14th during the 10th Annual Launch Event for Canada’s one-of-a-kind Women In the Director’s Chair Workshop (WIDC) at the 2005 Banff World Television Festival. Annie Bradley whose latest award-winning film ‘Tongue Bully’ screened at over 20 festivals around the world including the 2005 Sundance Festival, and [...]