WIFT-AT presents: Canadian Women in Film Past to Present | FREE screening!

WIFT-AT is proud to be taking part in National Canadian Film Day on April 20, 2016. In celebration, we are screening a Shorts program that will feature films from our membership over the years. The films span from the 80s until the present day and represent each of the Atlantic provinces. The program will be bookended with films by Evelyn Lambart, animator, director, and innovator in Canadian film. Known as the "First Lady of Canadian animation", in 1942, Evelyn became the first woman animator to join theNational Film Board of Canada (NFB). Through her tenure at the NFB, Eve developed her uniquely individual technique, using paper cutouts and bright colours depicting characters in morality t

New Waves Update

New Waves is WIFT-AT’s workshop-based initiative for young women aged 18-30. It is a series of five workshops for a group of 9 participants with an interest in the film and television industries with a mentorship component that connects them with established industry workers. The program kicked off at the Women Making Waves conference where these aspiring filmmakers/industry workers were invited as WIFT-AT's special guests. They took in as much of the weekend as possible and many of them had the chance to meet their mentors for the first time. A journalism student from the University of King's College, Chelsea Rozansky caught wind of the program and met with a few of us at Women Making Waves

1KWAVEATLANTIC Filmmakers Selected!

WIFT-AT and pUNK FILMS 1KWAVEATLANTIC 5 New Features in 5 Months for $5000 Written and Directed by Women In Atlantic Canada APRIL 4, 2016 (Halifax) - ANNOUNCING THE 1KWAVEATLANTIC FILMMAKERS 1KWAVEATLANTIC is a call for brave and bold features from Atlantic Canadian women. The initiative will allow 5 female filmmakers the opportunity to make a feature film under the guidance of industry mentors. WIFT-AT and punk FILMS are now pleased and excited to announce the 5 chosen filmmakers who will write, direct and edit their features in the next 5 months! “We received strong submissions from women all across Atlantic Canada, making the choice a difficult one. But the jury, made up of Ingrid Veninge

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