WFTV News

14th September 2014
Nominations for the Sky WFTV Awards 2014 are now closed and we are unable to receive any more nominations.    The Sky Women in Film & Television Awards 2014 will take place on Friday 5 December 2014. Tickets will go on sale at 11am on Wednesday 8 October.
6th August 2014
This week, Team WFTV are re-locating to our new offices in the heart of Bloomsbury. We will be packing and then unpacking our boxes as quickly as possible, but we will need to close the office for a few days so we can get settled. Please note that our emails are now up and running, but if you sent us an email in the last few days and have received a bounceback unfortunately we won't have received your message so please send it again. Our phone lines are working and our number is unchanged, so you can give us a call on 0207 287 1400. 
28th July 2014
Calling all WFTV Members - we want to see your shorts! This autumn, we are excited to be hosting WFTV’s very own shorts showcase, Show Us Your Shorts, in London. Its been a while ladies, and we have missed seeing your films!  So, if you are a WFTV member with a recently completed short film in any genre, read on for details of how to submit your film. Send us:
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.

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