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 [...]

Women Directors, prize-winners at Banff World Television Festival

Banff, AB (June 12, 2007) - Creative Women Workshops Association recently honoured four Canadian women filmmakers at the 2007 Banff World Television Festival. The celebration occurred at the Annual Launch Event for The Women In the Director’s Chair Workshop (WIDC), Canada’s one-of-a-kind workshop. Leslie Ann Coles was presented with the 5th Annual WIDC BWTVF Fellowship, Rita Shelton Deverell won the [...]

Women Directors honoured at Banff

Banff, AB (June 13, 2006) – Creative Women Workshops Association honoured two Canadian women filmmakers at the 10th Anniversary Launch Event for The Women In the Director’s Chair Workshop (WIDC), Canada’s one-of-a-kind workshop at the 2006 Banff World Television Festival. Jinder Oujla-Chalmers was presented the 4th Annual WIDC Banff World Television Festival Fellowship and organizers announced the winner of the [...]