Nova Scotia's Jenna Murphy takes home 2019 Pitch Competition prize

Stewart Young, Executive Producer - Arts and Documentary programming - CBC Atlantic, presents 2019 Pitch Competition prize recipient, Jenna Murphy with her prize package following the Wave Award Celebratory Dinner Saturday night. To complete her film, 'Molly Needs to Pee', Murphy received a $5,000 cash grant courtesy of CBC, as well as in-kind production and post-production services from 902 Post, William F. White International Inc. and The Hideout Studios. (Claire Fraser photo) Selecting only one person to take home the coveted prize package after Saturday's Pitch Competition was not easy, according to this year's

WIFT-AT 2019 Wave Award recipients announced to a full house Saturday night

2019 Wave Award recipients, Teresa Macinnes, Juanita Peters and Ruth Lawrence join Wave Award presenter and Spotlight conversation guest, Tamara Podemski, on stage following the Wave Award Celebratory Dinner at the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites Saturday night. (Claire Fraser photo) Women in Film & Television Atlantic wrapped its hugely successful ninth annual Women Making Waves conference on Saturday night, (March 9) announcing the 2019 WAVE Awards recipients to a packed house. The WAVE Awards, which honour outstanding contributions by women in film, television and digital/screen-based media in Atlantic Canada, were presented to Ruth Lawrence (Nflnd), Teresa MacInnes (N.S.) and Juanita P

Pitch Competition finalists announced

Women in Film and Television Atlantic is pleased to announce the five finalists in the Woman Making Waves Pitch Competition presented by CBC: Millefiore Clarkes, PEI; Kayla Flinn, NS; Tracey Lavigne, NB; Arianna Martinez, NB and Jenna Murphy, NS. The Pitch Competition, which received a record number of applications this year, strives to give female-identifying WIFT-AT members the support needed to make a film. According to the Hollywood Diversity Report 2019, from UCLA College Social Sciences, only 12.6 per cent of the 250 top-grossing films of 2017 were directed by women. In addition to individual coaching sessions from international consultant and WIFT-AT founder, Jan Miller, the winner of

Call For Submissions: 2019 WIFT-AT Directors' Award

Female directors from across Nova Scotia are creating outstanding screen-based projects and we want to recognize and celebrate these remarkable artists and their work by shining a light on one accomplished filmmaker who is highly deserving of recognition. ​ Presented by Women in Film and Television Atlantic, the WIFT-AT Award for Best Director honours the outstanding achievement of a female director based in Nova Scotia. WIFT-AT encourages directors identifying as female to submit their screen-based projects of any genre, length, or format. Projects completed after January 1st, 2018 are eligible for entry. This award is open to FULL members of WIFT-AT. The WIFT-AT Award for Best Director wil

Come to the WMW conference prepared to bid in support of the WIFT-AT All Access Pass Award

The 2019 Women Making Waves conference is only DAYS away! We hope you have your passes because this is NOT TO BE MISSED! Buy tickets HERE But don’t forget about our annual silent auction in support of the All Access Pass Award, which is presented annually to a deserving woman working in screen‐based media. The AAPA is designed to allow the recipient to travel to the nine main film festivals in Atlantic Canada. Learn more about the AAPA HERE This is a fantastic initiative and we need your support to make it happen! There are plenty of interesting items are on this year's auction table, so come to the conference prepared to bid! This year we have a "mystery" bag from Pleasures N' Treasures,

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