WFTV News

1st December 2016
Acclaimed producer and former agent Beryl Vertue CBE was today awarded The EON Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch, at the 26th annual Women in Film & TV Awards.   
30th November 2016
The BFI’s new five-year strategy, BFI2022, has been launched by BFI Chair Josh Berger and BFI CEO Amanda Nevill.     BFI2022, which builds on the foundations laid by Film Forever, will be based on three key priorities:
22nd November 2016
Sarah Clift is the overall winner of the Lifetime Shorts Competition for UK women filmmakers, as announced at the winners' event at London's Curzon Soho (22 Nov).                   
17th November 2016
A new study published on The Conversation to tie in with Australia's annual Screen Forever conference argues that men control the film industry, preventing gender equality.
17th November 2016
Animation UK is to become a membership organisation, forming the UK Screen Alliance in partnership with the UK Screen Association.  
14th November 2016
A+E Networks® UK’s Lifetime channel and Women in Film & TV UK today announce the winners of their inaugural short film competition, open to UK-based women film-makers.    The winners are: Adara Todd with Twiddly Things Charlotte Regan with Standby
14th November 2016
British film editor Anne V Coates, the winner of the 2000 EON Lifetime Achievement WFTV Award, received an Honorary Academy Award on Saturday (12 Nov) at the Governors Awards.
11th November 2016
We received hundreds of applications for our 2017 mid-career Mentoring Scheme and are excited to exclusively reveal the 20 women who will be taking part.  They are [pictured left-to-right from the top]:
4th November 2016
WFTV member Amy Lamé has been made London's first ever Night Czar. She will champion London’s nightlife in the UK and abroad and do vital work with night-time industries, local authorities, the Metropolitan Police, Transport for London and the public to ensure London thrives as a 24-hour city.
3rd November 2016
The nominations for the 2016 BIFAs (British Independent Film Awards) have been announced, with WFTV members and awards winners amongst the nominees.    

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