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October 28, 2014
Women in Film & Television – Florida (WIFT-FL) Approves Four Sub-Branch Locations: Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale & Tampa/St. Petersburg
Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI), a global network comprised of over 10,000 members from 40 Women In Film chapters worldwide, has included a Florida chapter since 1989.
February 5, 2009
Women in Film & Television – Florida Announces New President & 2009 Board of Directors
Women in Film & TV – Florida (WIFT-FL), a non-profit professional membership organization dedicated to helping women (and men) reach the highest levels of achievement in film, television and all facets within the entertainment industry, announced today the 2009 Board of Directors, including their new president, Robin Wright.
August 7, 2008
Women in Film & Television – Florida to Host National LUNAFEST Film Festival at Harmony’s Lakeshore Park
LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will take place at Harmony’s Lakeshore Park on Saturday, October 25th, 2007. LUNAFEST will follow Harmony’s 6th Annual Harvest Festival.
February 2008
Smashing the Celluloid Ceiling
Florida's chapter of Women in Film and Television is making inroads in the boys-club business.
Here’s a quick test: Name five film directors who have made an impact on the American film industry. No problem, right? Spielberg, Lucas, Hitchcock, Kubrick and John Ford. As a matter of fact, it’s pretty hard to stop at five when you consider all the film classics that have been produced since the early 20th century.
March 12, 2007
Women In Film & Television – Florida Continues National Alliance with General Motors
Alliance to be Showcased at Upcoming Florida Film Festival
After a successful union in 2006, Women In Film & Television – Florida (WIFT-FL) is pleased to announce its continued association with the national Women In Film/General Motors Alliance. The WIF/GM Alliance enables WIFT-FL to provide added support for film festivals, educational seminars, lecture series, PSAs, and mentorship/scholarship programs.
February 13, 2007
FeelingBold Partners with "Women in Film & Television Florida", for Prestigious Orlando LUNAFEST Film Festival
FeelingBold, a Boulder based company dedicated to creating products that inspire women to live life with a boldness of spirit, has been selected by this years Orlando LUNAFEST hosts, Women in Film & Television, to partner at the prestigious event.
January 17, 2006
Women In Film & Television – Florida to Host National LUNAFEST Film Festival at Leu Gardens
LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will take place at Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando, Florida on Friday, February 23rd, 2007.
December 1, 2006
Women In Film Foundation (WIFF) 2007 Film Finishing Fund
The Women In Film Foundation and its national presenting sponsor, General Motors Corporation, are currently accepting submissions for completion funds for narrative, documentary, educational, animated and experimental works by filmmakers and video makers who demonstrate advanced and innovative skills.
November 2006
Women’s Film Festival Seeking Films $3,000 in Cash and Prizes To Be Awarded
The Women’s International Film Festival South Florida (WIFF) is seeking films for their second annual festival which will take place March 29-April 1, 2007. Screenings will be held in both Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
September 30, 2006
Women In Film And Television International Announces New Grant For Women Filmmakers
At a recent reception hosted by Women in Film and TV/United Kingdom & Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) at the 2006 Cannes International Film Festival, Founder of the WIFTI Devorah Foundation Ina Fichman announced the opening of applications for its 2006 grant.
August 30, 2006
Critically-Acclaimed Movie Director Kevin Smith to Appear in Orlando on September 23rd
After months of careful research, planning and development, Women in Film & Television – Florida (WIFT-FL) is pleased to announce the relaunch of its website.
August 16, 2006
Family Movie Night
P. Leu Gardens is once again participating in National Family Week. This year, Leu Gardens and Women in Film and Television Florida have teamed up to host a special movie night for families on Saturday, November 4, 2006.
August 10, 2006
Florida’s Future Filmmakers Call For Entries ~
Next Generation Short Film Contest
Coincides with Kevin Smith Q&A Event
Florida’s Future Filmmakers is currently accepting entries from filmmakers throughout the state of Florida for their first ever Next Generation Short Film contest.
July 14, 2006
Critically-Acclaimed Movie Director Kevin Smith to Appear in Orlando on September 23rd
Kevin Smith, the writer and director of such hits as Clerks, MallRats, Chasing Amy, Jersey Girl, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back as well as the soon to be released Clerks 2, will be appearing at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, September 23rd, 2006.
July 5, 2006
Women in Film & Television – Florida
Sponsors Monthly “Date Night at Leu Gardens”
Women in Film & TV – Florida (WIFT-FL), a non-profit professional membership organization dedicated to helping women (and men) reach the highest levels of achievement in film, television and all facets within the entertainment industry, has joined forces with the City of Orlando’s Harry P. Leu Gardens in promoting and supporting an outdoor romantic movie outing once a month. The first Women in Film & TV - Florida “Date Night at Leu Gardens” will be held this Friday, July 7th.
March 6, 2006
Women In Film & Television – Florida
Joins National Alliance with General Motors
Women In Film & Television – Florida (WIFT-FL) announces its association with the national Women In Film/General Motors Alliance, which was jointly proclaimed by Women In Film (WIF) and General Motors Corporation (GM) in January 2005.
January 18, 2006
Women in Film & Television – Florida
Announces New President & 2006 Board of Directors
Women in Film & TV – Florida (WIFT-FL), a non-profit professional membership organization dedicated to helping women (and men) reach the highest levels of achievement in film, television and all facets within the entertainment industry, announced today the 2006 Board of Directors, including their new president, Jennifer Fuller Pennypacker.