Events Calendar

Women in Film & Television - Florida welcomes your suggestions on future events and seminars. Please e-mail us!


WUCF TV, Central Florida's PBS station, celebrates National Diversity Week October 13 to 19.

They're searching for short videos to be used throughout their broadcast week. Videos should celebrate diversity in a positive way, and can be up to 12 minutes, but we have a particular need for shorts between 1 and 3 minutes in length.

To request detailed submission guidelines, and to let us know of your interest in submitting a new or existing video, please send an inquiry to



Women in Film & Television Florida (WIFT-FL) encourages its members to pursue careers in filmmaking and excel in their chosen fields through the WIFT-FL Scholarship Grant. This competitive program aids grantees in finishing their film productions. Applicants must be active members of WIFT (at least six months prior to the scholarship application) and they must be full-time students in two- or four-year undergraduate or graduate film courses or any related field. They must also be enrolled in any accredited college or university in Florida to qualify. This year’s Finishing Film (project) grant will be $1,000.00

Deadline: November 10, 2014

Eligibility and Selection:

Priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a high degree of commitment in their studies so far, and who clearly articulate their future goals in film.

A panel of professional filmmakers and members of the Women in Film family will review scholarship applications. Finalists may be called for personal interviews. Scholarship winners will be asked to attend 2014 Annual Jingle Mingle Event to be held on December 10, 2014 at which they will be recognized.


Click here and complete application.

Before submitting, make sure that you have signed the bottom of the form. Supplemental portfolio materials are optional.

Make 5 copies and mail all of them by November 10, 2014 to:

Art Smith Jr.
4378 Sea Rock Ct.
Apopka, FL 32712

Or, email application to


The 2015 Women in Film & Television International Short Film Showcase

WIFTI SHORT-CASE is a powerful demonstration of our Chapters' members creativity, vision and artistry. Founded in 2004, the Short-Case presents selected films from WIFTI Chapters around the world; some of the recent Short-Case short films have been nominated for Academy Awards, received distribution deals and garnered recognition internationally.;

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the showcase on March 8, 2015 in celebration of International Women’s Day, WIFTI will exhibit an international online showcase of the selected submissions. It is anticipated that WIFTI Chapters around the world will also host live screenings of the SHORT-CASE on that day.

Cash prizes of $1000, $500 and $250 will be awarded to the top three films selected by the Jury. The prize will be awarded to the female director. We encourage members of every Chapter to participate!

Guidelines for Submission:

  • WIFTI encourages unique points of view and storytelling that focuses on subjects/issues that would concern women.
  • The short must run less than 15 minutes.
  • There is no submission fee for WIFTI members in good standing.
  • The film must have a female director, plus females in two other key positions.
  • The submission must be less than two years old.
  • Final deadline for submissions is September 30.
  • Final version must be subtitled in English (Rough cuts can be in French, Spanish, German or Italian without subtitles).

Interested filmmakers, please contact your WIFTI Chapter to find out whether you must submit first to the Chapter or submit directly to the WIFTI Short-Case Producers.

Submission Form: Submit online -

If you have questions please feel free to contact WIFTI Short Film Showcase Producers: Carol Bidault de l’Isle or Sheri Leigh Myers


4th Wednesday of every month
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

310 Lakeside Restaurant
301 East Pine St., Orlando 32801

  • August 27
  • September 24

Mix and mingle with your fellow WIFT-FL members in a casual setting every 4th Wednesday of the month for WIFT Wednesdays.

Cash Bar.

Drink Specials:
All Three Olives Vodka flavors $4
16oz. Draft specials - Bud Light $2 / Peroni $3
All Domestic Bottled beers $3
House Wines $5
Well Drinks $4

Free and open to the public.

Come learn more about WIFT-FL and what we have to offer industry professionals!


Tuesday, August 26
6:30 p.m. Networking
7:00 p.m. Meeting

Adrenaline Film Productions
5224 South Orange Ave., Orlando 32809

Get Organized! Get Creative!

Join us this month for a combo meeting. First, we'll take a look at Axle Video’s innovative and intuitive asset management system. Workflow specialist Jeff Fortune will guide us through a demo of this easy-to-use tool that can benefit shops of all sizes. Next, it’s smoke, flares, grunge and more! They’ve got it all. VFX artist Sean Mullen will demo his latest Rampant Design Tools, including some of the only effects elements geared to 4K and above.

Orlando Post Pros meetings are free and open to all industry members and students. Refreshments will be served.




Gardens open at 6:00 p.m.; Movie time at 8:30 p.m.
Weather Permitting

  • September 5 - "Stuck In Love"

Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden setting. Patrons may bring a blanket or chairs and dinner picnic basket.

Garden Admission is $5.00 plus tax adult and $2.00 plus tax child; Garden Members receive free admission on all Date Nights. Admission is collected at the door.