WFTV News

24th July 2014
2014 WFTV Mentee Sarah Tierney has launched We Are Colony : a new global VOD platform for independent films, focussed on early audience engagement and alternative content.  The platform creates a "special edition" release, bundling the film with additional and behind-the-scenes content to deepen audience engagement and drive new revenues.
10th July 2014
Women in TV: Moira Armstrong The BFI's annual strand highlighting the role of women behind the TV camera celebrates the television director's 50 years in the industry. The month long season includes screenings of Testament of Youth (1979) and The Girls of Slender Means (1975), plus a career interview on Tuesday 19 August with a screening of The Dunroamin' Rising (1988).  
10th July 2014
The Luna Cinema and Benefit are delighted to announce the UK’s largest ever open air cinema season with classic films in the country’s leading venues.
7th July 2014
We are delighted by the news that the BFI has renewed its commitment to diversity across the film industry by introducing new requirements to ensure film productions supported with Lottery funding through the BFI Film Fund reflect and represent the diversity of the UK.
3rd July 2014
Our friends at the London Indian Film Festival have offered one lucky WFTV member the chance to win a pair of tickets for a screening of Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya directed by Shilpa Ranade on Sunday 13 July at the ICA.     To win the tickets, simply email at sarah@wftv.org.uk with the answer to this question:
16th June 2014
We are delighted to announce that the successful candidates in the WFTV Board elections 2014 are Sadie Groom and Helen North. Want to find out more? View their profiles on the WFTV website:Sadie GroomHelen North We would like to thank all of the candidates and all of the members who voted. 
5th June 2014
  The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is designed for women who have more than 5 years experience working in TV, film or digital production. We welcome anyone working in editorial, craft or business roles in any genre.  Over six months, selected participants receive six hours of mentoring contact with an experienced industry figure, combined with an intensive programme of seminars, training workshops and networking opportunities.
5th June 2014
Our friends at The Tricycle Theatre have generously given us a pair of tickets to their latest production The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Adam Bock on Tuesday 24 June. “Nobody knows us. They think they do. But they don’t.”
30th May 2014
Don't miss out on Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014, the UK’s most important documentary event of the year, which will take place between 7th – 12th June 2014. Women in Film and Television have dedicated access to a limited number of special passes at a discounted rate of £199+VAT, on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note there are no refunds on previously purchased passes.  
22nd May 2014
We are delighted to be working with the folks over at Open City Docs Fest, partnering on a screening of Juliet Brown's environmental disaster documentary Ecocide - Voices from Paradise.  What's more, they have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway for the screening on Saturday 21 June at 5pm. The tickets are up for grabs to the lucky person who can answer this question correctly:

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