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  — Melanie Lentz-Janney, Past President



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WIFT-FL is proud to support this event and list them as our feature member of the month

In 2016, Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced a unique partnership with Google to present a seminar series that would address gender and racial gaps in the film industry, particularly in creative, producing, and technical roles. Moderated by MFF and Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) programmer Kiva Reardon, Google Talks: Gender & Racial Gaps in Film + Tech offers a forum to discuss solutions and inspire new filmmakers wanting to scale the heights of their chosen profession. 

The seminar series has featured informative talks from invigorating voices working behind and in-front of the camera. Guests have included: veteran cinematographer Kirsten Johnson, whose feature memoir Cameraperson had its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Tilane Jones, executive director of ARRAY – an independent film distribution collaborative dedicated to amplifying the voices of women filmmakers and filmmakers of color around the globe, Indignation and Maps to the Stars actress Sarah Gadon, and the creators of Shugs & Fats, an award-winning comedy web series, Radhika Vaz and Nadia P. Manzoor. The Festival is proud to continue to stand in the foreground of presenting films by women filmmakers and encourages submissions for the fall showcase GEMS, scheduled October 12-15, and the 35th edition of the Festival, held March 9-18, 2018.


Upcoming Events

NAIL NETWORKING

AT MANI MONDAYS*
JOIN WIFT-FL’s SOUTH FLORIDA BRANCH FOR AN EVENT WITH A TWIST!
 Monday, December 4, 2017

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Brickell Nail Bar – 701 S Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33131 (3rd Floor, Unit 377C)

 

Come nail your networking skills as we pamper ourselves with Power Pedis, Momentous Manis, Wondrous Waxing and Magnetic Massages, while also getting to meet like-minded entertainment professionals looking to create, grow and learn.

 

All salon services will be offered at a 10% discount, along with free parking for the first 2 hours and complimentary wine, coffee and tea available throughout the evening.

 

Come paint the town and meet some hard-working Miami entertainment professionals while checking an item off of your to-do list at the same time!

 

***Due to the need for an adequate number of aestheticians, your rsvp is appreciated. Please email christy@womeninfilmfl.org.

 


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WIFT-FL Creates New Melbourne FL Branch

We are now accepting  members from the Melbourne area to be part of our new Branch Info on our 1st Event:  

Melbourne Branch WIFT Wednesday

         When: 11/08/2017         

   6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

•·         Location: Jacono Studios, 1395 Highland Ave. Melbourne, Florida 32935

Introducing Melbourne, FL Branch !

Bring a friend & also may bring canned/ boxed goods for Second Harvest Food Bank collection.....Our speaker – Jennifer Jacono, producer at Florida Institute of Technology, Adjunct Professor Eastern Florida State College will be speaking on educating of our students and making a difference with film & futures. Featuring – Student Pieces – Including "Promise in Brevard"                             

35th Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival2018 Industry Registration Now Open

Industry registration for the 35th Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival is now open until Wednesday, February 7, 2018

We invite all industry professionals to join us at the 35th MFF, taking place March 9-18, 2018.

Your Industry Accreditation comes with the following benefits:
  • Access to a maximum of 3 public screenings per festival day (including Opening/Closing)
  • Access to MASTERCLASS Seminars
  • Daily Happy Hours and networking opportunities
  • Access to Industry/Filmmaker invite only events
  • Access to VEOMIAMI, our password-protected digital screening library, starting Friday, March 9 until Sunday, April 1, 2018, two weeks after the close of the Festival
  • Attendees Guide Listing, Rights List, Festival Publications
  • Official Industry Gift Bag
As part of our commitment with Florida’s growing film industry, we have a special offer for Florida personnel. If you are a resident of our state you can register for $99 USD. Other US and international film professionals can take advantage of our early bird registration, open until January 9th, 2018, for $199 USD. Here is the full fee and deadline information:
Early Bird Registration
From Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - $199 (USD)
Late Industry Registration 
From Wednesday, January 10 to Wednesday February 7, 2018 - $249 (USD)
Florida Industry Personnel Registration
From Wednesday, November 15 to Wednesday February 7, 2018 - $99 (USD)
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to be an insider of the largest cinematic event in the city!



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