Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

WIFT VIC - Ride Like A Girl Screening and Networking Event

WIFT Victoria would like you to join us for the opening night screening on general release of 'Ride Like a Girl', the story of Michelle Payne’s ground-breaking 2015 Melbourne Cup victory.

This highly anticipated biopic marks the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated Aussie actor, Rachel Griffiths, and stars Teresa Palmer and Sam Neill.

Join us for what promises to be a fantastic screening and mingling afterwards, including one free drink for members.

Non-members also most welcome at the screening and can purchase drinks from the bar.

WHEN: 6:30pm, Thursday 26 September

WHERE: Cinema Nova: 380 Lygon Street, Carlton


BOOK NOW HERE
All tix $12 (includes free drink for members)
*Please collect your ticket from WIFT VIC prior to the screening*

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Oct
18
to Oct 19

WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop

WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop Series: Join one of Australia’s most successful creative entrepreneurs in this life-changing series of workshops about how to build a sustainable creative business, why creative leadership matters and how to develop your own personal style of leadership. Further Information here

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Nov
22
to Nov 23

WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop Series

WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop Series: Join one of Australia’s most successful creative entrepreneurs in this life-changing series of workshops about how to build a sustainable creative business, why creative leadership matters and how to develop your own personal style of leadership. Further Information here

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Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

WIFT NSW present In The Works:

11 September - WIFT NSW present In The Works: Feedback is an essential step to improve your work - WIFT NSW are bringing you an incredible opportunity. And the icing on the cake - your film will screened in a private room at Event Cinemas George Street.

WIFT NSW will select up to two short films to screen and two short scripts for a performed read-through in front of a live audience at Event Cinemas George Street.

Next, the creators of the project will have the opportunity to ask the audience for direct feedback.

Date for screening/live-reading
11th September- 6.30pm
Followed by drinks in the Event Cinema Bar

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Sep
8
1:00 PM13:00

WIFT Australia presents: The Women of Sci-Fi Short Film Line-Up

The SciFi Film Festival and Event Cinemas are proud to announce that Women in Film & Television Australia will be Presentation Partner for The Women in SciFi Short Film Session on Sunday, September 8 at 1.00pm. Dedicated to achieving gender equality in the Australian sector for female-identifying screen industry practitioners. More information on the films screening here

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Sep
6
to Sep 7

WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop Series

6 – 7 September, WIFT VIC presents Sue Maslin’s Creative Leadership Workshop Series: Join one of Australia’s most successful creative entrepreneurs in this life-changing series of workshops about how to build a sustainable creative business, why creative leadership matters and how to develop your own personal style of leadership. Further Information here

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Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

Dame Changer: Masterclass with Gabrielle Dolan

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Dame Changer: Masterclass with Gabrielle Dolan
Learn how to pitch yourself! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear global thought leader Gabrielle Dolan on improving your storytelling skills. In a Dame Changer MASTERCLASS, she will help you create the right narrative at the right time, to sell your skills and your projects, as well as motivating and engaging the people around you. Places are limited.
Book tickets HERE *WIFT discount using the code StudentDiscount

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Aug
22
to Aug 23

Natalie Miller Fellowship - Applications close - AUSTRALIA

The Natalie Miller Fellowship invites women in the Australian screen industry to apply for its annual grant of up to $20,000. Our mission is to inspire female leadership and this grant is designed to recognise, nurture and empower the next generation of female leaders in the screen industry.

Applications are open to all women in the screen industry across all fields, from production to exhibition, broadcast, distribution and post-production services. The Fellowship will support those seeking financial assistance in pursuing professional development through attachments, internships, secondments, travel, and other means.

Past recipients of the Natalie Miller Fellowship have included Miriam Katsambis (Legal Counsel, Entertainment One FIlms AUNX), Kristy Matheson, (Director of Film Programs, ACMI), Rachel Okine (Vice President, Acquisitions at STXInternational), Harriet Pike (Head of Production & Development, WildBear Entertainment), Rebecca Hammond(Post Production Manager, Beyond Productions), Courtney Botfield (Film Distribution and Marketing Consultant/Producer) and Sasha Close (Film Programming Manager, Wallis Cinemas). Find out more about our past recipients, and how the Fellowship has impacted their careers, here.

Applications for the current Natalie Miller Fellowship close at midnight Friday 23 August 2019. 

For guidelines and to apply online visit our website 

www.nataliemillerfellowship.com 

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Jul
26
to Jul 27

Screen Makers Conference - ADELAIDE

The Screen Makers Conference is the leading event for emerging and early-career screen content makers across Australia.

Now in its fifth year, the conference brings together Australia’s writers, directors, producers and other screen creatives to share knowledge, connect with the industry, and pitch projects to the national marketplace.

The Screen Makers Conference 2019 program features leading screen practitioners and decision-makers working in film, TV, documentary and online, in speaker sessions, industry roundtables, and one-on-one pitching opportunities.

Over two days at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema, delegates from across the country will hear from accomplished writers, directors and producers, and network with broadcasters, distributors, international sales agents, producers and leading production companies keen to connect with industry talent.

https://www.screenmakersconference.com.au/

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Jul
17
to Jul 19

Media & Entertainment Tech Expo - SYDNEY

WIFT Australia is proud to be a supporter of the upcoming Media + Entertainment Tech Expo (METexpo). Focusing on all aspects of the “creation, distribution and consumption” of media, entertainment and technology, METexpo brings the media industry together once again for its industry recognised Conference and Exhibition, held 17-19 July 2019 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour.

https://www.metexpo.com.au/visitor-registration/

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Jul
6
10:00 AM10:00

WIFT WA at Revelation Film Festival - PERTH

Workshop: Preparing for Intimacy Scenes

Back by popular demand! How do you navigate intimate and sexual scenes in film and television
shoots whilst maintaining a safe working environment?

Following the recent changes to the Screen Australia code of conduct and the continued development of the #metoo movement, preventing sexual harassment and providing a safe work environment is essential on film and television shoots.

Actors, directors, producers, writers and crew are invited to learn best practice approaches to intimacy, simulated sex scenes, and nudity. This one and a half hour specialist workshop will demonstrate how you can use a simple and effective process to rehearse any intimate scene.

The workshop will be run by WIFT WA co-founder, casting director, acting coach and intimacy co-ordinator, Annie Murtagh-Monks (Last Train to Freo, Drift, The Heights).

Event Details:
Location: SAE
Date: Saturday 6th July 2019
Duration: 3 hours (10am - 1pm)
Estimated Attendance: 20
Ticketing: $30 per person, $25 for WIFT members (email info@wiftwa.org.au for code)
Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCSDR

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May
30
6:00 PM18:00

WIFT WA - Annual General Meeting - PERTH

WIFT WA’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday May 30th at 6pm. This is an opportunity to make an impact on the organisation and industry by joining the committee.

If you would like to be part of the WIFT WA committee for 2019 - 2020 please email info@wiftwa.org.auand nominate yourself for one of the positions below. At the AGM WIFT WA members will then vote in the 2019 - 2020 committee.

We are putting the call out for our members to nominate themselves for the following positions:
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
1. Committee Member
2. Committee Member
3. Committee Member
4. Committee Member
5. Committee Member
6. Committee Member

The official duties of the committee members will be decided post AGM with the new committee. Term commitment is for a year and members who wish to continue a second term need to nominate themselves and be voted in the following year.

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM and thank you for your support.
Please RSVP via the link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCKYV

Send all nominations in by Monday 20th of May to info@wiftwa.org.au.

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May
29
6:00 PM18:00

Pulse Q&A with Director Stevie Cruz-Martin - PERTH

PULSE Director, producer and cinematographer Stevie Cruz-Martin will conduct a special Q&A screening with Annie Murtagh-Monks, casting director & Pulse Executive Producer.

Mixing sexuality and teen angst with an undercurrent of sci-fi, this bold fantasy follows a gay disabled teen who undergoes a mysterious procedure that gives him the body of a young able-bodied woman in order to pursue his love object.

WINNER: Busan Bank Award, Busan International Film Festival.
Nominated: Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film AACTA Awards (Daniel Monks)

Wednesday 29 May at Luna Leederville, drinks from 6.00pm, 6.30pm film start.
Book your tickets here.

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May
24
9:00 AM09:00

Making It Possible - DUBBO

WIFT NSW presents Raising Films Australia’s latest initiative, the “Making It Possible” Pilot Program. The pilot program is a free one day course with follow-up mentorship, to be held in city and regional locations across New South Wales, in Sydney, Penrith, Byron Bay, Dubbo and Bega. 

The Sydney and Penrith, Bega & Byron Bay courses have now completed. The call out for Dubbo is now open with places available for up to 15 women in each course location. Applications close on 3 May for Dubbo.  Submit your application here.

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May
2
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrating Creative Women - MELBOURNE

Held in partnership with Holding Redlich, this event will celebrate the success of female creative leaders as we discuss how to facilitate connections between the corporate and creative industries. It is a must for any corporate interested in the arts or any individual interested in celebrating, supporting and learning from these successes. Exclusive to WIFT VIC members. For further information email chai@holdingredlich.com

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