New Waves Workshop Series for young women with an interest in the screen industry!

Attn: Calling all film-inspired women aged 18-30 with an interest in:

  • Screenwriting

  • Editing

  • Directing

  • Producing

  • Documentary Filmmaking

This workshop series is offered by Women in Film and Television Atlantic (WIFT-AT). The goal is to empower young women so that they feel able to pursue their interest, and perhaps a career, in film, television, or digital media. New Waves is a series by women for women!

New Waves Details:

  • Designed to introduce young women aged 18-30 to various facets of the screen industry

  • Series of five workshops in total

  • Thursday evenings in Halifax

  • Sessions takes place March 15th, 2018 – April 12th, 2018

  • Registrants are provided with admission to our annual conference, Women Making Waves, March 2-3, 2018 – visit: for details. Value: $99!

  • Fee for the entire series, $100. Includes WIFT-AT membership as well

Each session is hosted by one or several industry professionals. The workshops will cover the topics listed above: screenwriting, editing, directing, producing, and documentary filmmaking. Participants will come out of the experience with in-depth knowledge on each of the topics passed along from industry professionals.

Application Process:

Each year we select 8-10 participants with interest in the film & television industry

  • Please email us a cover letter that details your interest in the program, your resume/CV, and any relevant experience, plus what you hope to gain from New Waves

  • Deadline: Friday February 23, 2018

  • Email your application to Kelsey:

If you are interested in New Waves, we would love to hear from you! Contact: Kelsey Power, WIFT-AT Education Program / Conference Planning Coordinator Via Phone: 902-275-7691 Via Email: Visit: Women in Film and Television Atlantic

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