Mentor Matches for 2020 - 2021

WIFT-AT is thrilled to announce the first Mentor Match cohort. Emails have gone out and mentors and mentees will have their first meeting in the coming weeks. Thank you Telefilm Canada and our mentors for your partnership in this significant initiative. Ann Bernier - Kassy Tench Jordan Canning - Megan Wennberg Nicole Close - Lynn Matheson Donna Davies - Melissa Munroe Tracey Deer - Britney Canzi Deanne Foley - Tracey Lavigne Terry Greenlaw - Amy Grace Margaret Harrison - Megan Townshend Shauna Hatt - Kaitlyn Adair Tracey Jardine - Susan Rodgers Robin Johnston - Kathryn Taylor Musseau Louise Lalonde - Kelly Caseley Teresa MacInnes - Andrea Vandenboer Mary Louise McClosky - Lana Lamb-Vallis Ch

Join Us for a Conversation with the Murmur Team

After our virtual Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 29, join us for a conversation and Q&A with Heather Young and Martha Cooley about their award-winning film Murmur. The conversation will be moderated by Brittany Kerr. Please click here to register for one or both events.

Join Us for Our Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting for 2019 - 2020 is going virtual this year! Join us on Zoom on Monday, June 29 at 6 p.m. ADT (6:30 p.m. in Newfoundland). All are welcome! Stay with us after the AGM for a conversation and Q&A with Heather Young and Martha Cooley about their award-winning film Murmur. The conversation will be moderated by Brittany Kerr. Please click here to register for both events.

WIFT Canada Presents: A Conversation with Minister Guilbeault: Women & Screen Industries Before

Hosted by award-winning TV and Radio host, Sabine Daniel. Date: Monday, June 22nd, 2020 Time: 2 p.m. ADT Location: This is a zoom webinar. Register here to receive the zoom link and password. Join WIFT Canada for a moderated discussion with the Heritage Minister, Steven Guildbeault regarding women and screen industries before and during COVID-19. The presentation will be followed by a moderated Q&A. French translation and co-moderation by Brigitte Monneau, Executive Director, FCTMN - Femmes du cinéma, de la télévision et des médias numériques. Moderator: Karen Bruce, Executive Director, Women in Film and Television Toronto The event is organized by WIFT Canada, a coalition of the WIFT ch

Join WIFT Canada for a Moderated Discussion About Production Insurance

Join WIFT chapters across the country for a moderated discussion about production insurance and the concerns it raises regarding financing for independent producers. Date: Thursday, June 11th Time: 2 p.m. ADT Location: This is a zoom webinar. Register here to receive the zoom link and password. Presenters: Brigitte LeBlanc, Associate Vice President, Canada & International, National Bank Anne Schneerer, Associate Vice President, Ontario & Western Canada , National Bank Darlene Milley, Account Executive, Front Row Insurance Brokers Marcia Douglas, Senior Director, Business Affairs, Canadian Media Producer's Association. The presentations will be followed by a moderated Q&A. Moderator: Miche

WIFT-AT Statement

Women in Film and Television - Atlantic shares the deep concern being expressed about anti-Black racism in Minneapolis and everywhere it occurs. We stand with those fighting racism and now is the time to be vocal. Challenging racism is everyone’s responsibility and the film and television community has an important role to play. A lack of diversity continues to persist in the Canadian film and television industry due to systemic inequality and bias. If you are in a position of power and privilege, think about how your work portrays Black people, the diversity of your cast and crew, and ask yourself if you are listening to and elevating minority voices in the room. As an organization, we can

Join WIFT Chapters Across Canada for a Moderated Discussion with Blue Ant Media, Corus, and Super Ch

Date: Thursday, June 4th, 2020 Time: 3:00 p.m. ADT Location: This is a zoom webinar. Register here to receive the zoom link and password. Presenters: Sam Linton, VP, Head of Original Content, Blue Ant Media Jackie Pardy, Chief Content Officer, Super Channel Julie Godon, Executive Director, Speciality Channels (Séries+, Historia, Télétoon et La chaîne Disney), Corus Presenters will address the following questions: What is your message to producers right now? (and how do you want producers to approach you?) What kind of content are you looking for? (Not looking for?) Where do your gender equity and inclusivity commitments fit within the current landscape? The presentation will be followed b

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