Women In the Director’s Chair Selects Nine Women and Non-binary Directors For Spring Edition of Career Advancement Module

Pictured: Top: Lisa Robertson, Marielle Quesney, Katelyn McCulloch, Gianna Isabella, Rolla Tahir Bottom: Mily Mumford, Frieda Luk, Anna Wheeler, Gia Milani FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2022: Women In the Director’s Chair organizers are pleased to announce the nine women and non-binary directors selected to take part in the upcoming edition of the WIDC Career Advancement Module (CAM). Celebrating its [...]

Women In the Director’s Chair Launches 2016 Slate of Programs

Director Participants Selected for Career Advancement Module at Female Eye Film Festival For Immediate Release, Vancouver, BC – Over this coming year, twenty-two Canadian women directors will receive the equivalent of over $300,000 in kind in mentorships and awards from Canada’s one-of-a-kind Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC), a celebrated career and project development program specially designed for mid-career women [...]

WIDC Alumnae Win Top Awards at 12th Annual Female Eye Film Festival

(Toronto, ON) June 22, 2014 Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC) alumnae directors, Paula Kelly, Lulu Keating, Annie Bradley and Christine Buijs received top honours at the 12th Annual Female Eye Film Festival’s closing ceremonies held at the prestigious Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, Toronto. Paula Kelly took home the festival’s top prize, Best Of Show, for her debut feature, [...]

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Gail Harvey Honoured As Female Eye Film Festival 2014 Honourary Director

On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Carol Whiteman, President & CEO, Creative Women Workshops Association and Producer, The Women In The Director's Chair program will moderate the Female Eye Film Festival’s Best In The Biz Tribute honouring Gail Harvey’s impressive career as a film and TV director. 4:00PM - 5:30PM The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street Tickets: free GAIL HARVEY is [...]

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NBCUniversal Boosts Women Screen Directors: Benefits to WIDC Program

June, 2013: Toronto, BC – At its annual WIDC Launch Event, June 23, 2013, Creative Women Workshops Association (CWWA) announces a significant cash sponsorship boost from NBCUniversal towards a series of women director-focused initiatives under the Women In the Director’s Chair banner. Starting in 2012 a benefits package funded by NBCUniversal enabled CWWA to develop and deliver new Women In [...]

By |2016-11-15T00:08:39-08:00June 7th, 2013|Categories: Media Release|Tags: , , , |