WIDC Advantage Award (alumnae only)

The intended outcome of this Program is to discover and develop the next generation of Canadian filmmakers, and to allow them to establish their voice and sensibility through a first feature. This WIDC Award offers a one-year mentorship, a spot at Story & Leadership plus WIDC's partner nomination for Telefilm Talent to Watch program funding. As determined by the CWWA [...]

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Submission Deadline: Career Advancement Module, Fall 2022

Gain tools to identify and lean into your personal leadership style. You will learn about the continuum of confidence and how articulating what you love about being a storyteller for screen can give you a competitive advantage.

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 [...]

WIDC Alumnae earn eight nominations for Achievement in Direction at 2022 CSA’s

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 2022: When the Canadian Academy announced the nominees for the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards - the CSA's - WIDC alumnae and their associated projects had earned forty-one nods, including eight nominations for Achievement in Direction. Nominations include: Best Direction of an MOW Sharon Lewis, Death She Wrote Danishka Esterhazy, I Was Lorena Bobbitt Gloria Ui [...]

Cameras roll on WIDC Feature Film Award winner Kim Albright’s debut feature: With Love and a Major Organ shoots in Vancouver, BC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 14, 2022 (Vancouver BC): Cameras have started rolling on Vancouver-based Canadian-British-Filipina director, Kim Albright’s debut feature film With Love and A Major Organ with regional production funding from Telefilm Canada, along with the WIDC Feature Film Award which includes in kind sponsorships from screen industry companies across the country. The off-beat comedy screenplay is [...]