May
30
6:00 pm18:00

WIFT WA AGM 2018

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Date | WEDNESDAY 30th MAY 2018
Time | 6:00PM
Location | 30 Fielder Street East Perth

WIFT WA’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 30th May at 6:00pm (30 Fielder Street East Perth) and we are calling out for committee member nominations.
 
If you would like to be part of the WIFT WA committee for 2018 – 2019 please email info@wiftwa.org.au  and nominate yourself for one of the positions below.  At the AGM WIFT WA members will then vote in the 2018-2019 committee.
 
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Committee Member
Committee Member
Committee Member
Committee Member

 
The official duties of the committee members will be decided post AGM with the new committee. Term commitment is for a year and members who wish to continue a second term need to nominate themselves and be voted in the following year.
 
We look forward to seeing you at the AGM and thank you for your support.

Please RSVP here and send all nominations in by 12th May.
 
WIFT WA is a not for profit incorporated association

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Apr.
26
6:30 pm18:30

WIFT WA Special Screening Network Event

April 26th Special Screening Networking Event

Date | THURSDAY 26th APRIL 2018
Time | 6:30PM
Booking | 2 x Free tickets for members. $5 entry for non-members. RSVP essential

You are invited to our screening of short films from our fabulous members.

We will be screening a selection of short films and documentaries which showcase and celebrate WA female talent. Each film has a a female creative team member encapsulating what WIFT WA is all about; equality and inclusivity. 

To begin the night we have the short film Outline produced by member Jessica Parker, starring Adriane Daff (Otherlife) and is directed by Cody Cameron Brown.

A grieving young artist seeks redemption in an unlikely place.

Busting Out The Bells by members Ali Roberts (producer) and Ros Hammond (director). Explores a young boys grief as he comes to terms with his grandfather’s dementia.

Let’s See How Fast This Baby Will Go by member Eva Di Blasio (producer), written and directed by Julietta Boscolo and starring Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Diet) and Tara Morice (Strictly Ballroom). The film is based on Gloria Harrison’s true story as originally heard on This American Life.

Rift by members Hannah Ngo (producer) and Cathy Henkel (executive producer). Directed by Quentin Curzon. Two indigenous teenage girls find their friendship put to the test when external influences begin to pull them in different directions. Rift explores the subtle influence of indigenous culture, the pressure of choices and the rift that threatens a delicate young female friendship.

RSVP essential

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Mar.
8
6:15 pm18:15

International Women's Day presented by MosArts

Date | THURSDAY 8th MARCH 2018
Time | 6:15PM
Location | MosArts 16 Lochee Street, Mosman Park WA 6012

Did you know that International Women's Day is coming up?

Well we do. And we're excited to be celebrating the day with our friends in film on the sun-drenched terrace at MosArts!

Our friends over at MosArts are hosting a community conscious sun-downer for all the Women and Supporters of Women in Film and Television working right now in WA. It is an entirely open-access and free event and we welcome artists who are passionate about the local film scene to attend.

There will be drinks and pizza on the terrace from 6:15pm and for those keen, you can purchase tickets to the 8pm screening of 'Molly's Game' at the Luna Palace Camelot Outdoor Cinema. Tickets can be purchased via Luna Palace.

WIFT WA current and prospective members are invited to attend and we encourage lots of good conversation between great people regarding the state of play in the industry and the wonders that lay ahead!

Come join the conversation!

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*MosArts is a not-for-profit foundation supporting and promoting local artists and ensuring great spaces in WA house the production and celebration of Art. (www.mosarts.com.au)

** Attending members of WIFT WA will go in the draw for free tickets to the screening that night! So pack the car with all your open-air, film watching cuddly-wear and blanky! / To become a member of WIFT WA head here: https://www.wiftwa.org.au/get-involved.

***WIFT WA is a not for profit Incorporated association which actively encourages the development and support of women in the Film, TV and Interactive Industries in Western Australia. 

WIFT WA look forward to hosting key film events, providing advocacy and assisting to bring together the network of industry professionals keen to support and promote women in film. (www.wiftwa.org.au)

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Jan.
19
5:30 pm17:30

WIFT WA recommends... Pursuing your passions series with Tania Chambers @ The Art Gallery of Western Australian

Date | FRIDAY 19th JANUARY 2018
Time | 5:30PM 
Location | The Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre, Roe St, Perth WA 6000

Tania is a Producer and Media Executive (formerly Chief Executive of funding agencies Screen NSW and ScreenWest), Company Director and Mentor, with more than 25 years experience in media and communications. 

Tania will be talking about what goes into making a successful career in the creative industries, the challenges involved and where she gets her inspiration. Meet Tania outside the Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures exhibition space.

Tania is also Vice President of Screen Producers Australia, a Member of the WA Screen Industry Advisory Group and Screen Industry Diversity Leadership Group and a Board Member of Perth Festival. Tania was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the arts and to film and television in 2016.

Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures is curated by the Western Australian Museum and presented in partnership with AGWA.

CURATED BY THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

GUEST CURATOR, ALLISON HOLLAND

FREE EVENT

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Nov.
9
6:30 pm18:30

WIFT WA Special Screening Event

Date | THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9th 2017
TIME | 6:30PM 
Location | The Backlot Studios
21 Simpson St, West Perth WA 6005, Perth, WA 6005

To celebrate Women in Film & Television (WA) becoming an incorporated association we will be screening a selection of short films and documentaries which showcase and celebrate WA female talent. Each film has a strong female lead, a female creative team or demonstrates and encapsulates what WIFT WA is all about; equality and inclusivity. 

Run time: 56 minutes

FREE EVENT

RSVP essential

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Aug.
25
8:00 pm20:00

Cinefest OZ WIFT WA & ADG BREAKFAST

DATE | Friday 25th August 2017
TIME | 8:00am - 10:00am
LOCATION | Weld Theatre, 9 Queen Street (Cnr Adelaide Tce), Busselton WA 6280 

Four emerging female feature directors will discuss their journey and its challenges. Panel members Sascha Ettinger Epstein (The Pink House); Romi Trower (What If It Works?); Priscilla Cameron (The Butterfly Tree) and Stevie Cruz-Martin (Pulse) will share their insights and answer audience questions at this enlightening breakfast event, with the discussion beginning at 8:30am.

WIFT WA panel convenor: Annie Murtagh-Monks

Visit Cinefest OZ website.

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May
7
5:30 am05:30

WIFT WA - FIRST OFFICIAL AGM

Date: THURSDAY MAY 4TH
TIME: 5:30PM 
Location:  The Northbridge Piazza Community Room.
Cnr Lake St & James St, Northbridge. *

WIFT WA is now registered as a not for profit Incorporated Association which is the first step to affiliating with Women in Film & Television International.

Come along and vote for who you would like as committee members of our WA Branch and have your say on the way forward for our chapter.

Those wishing to stand for nomination will need to attend this meeitng and be available to attend four meetings annually.
 

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Aug.
26
to 27 Aug.

Cinefest OZ WIFT WA & ADG 7 FTI PANEL DISCUSSION

DATE | Friday 26th August 2016
TIME | 8:00am - 10:00am
LOCATION Weld Theatre, 9 Queen Street (Cnr Adelaide Tce), Busselton WA 6280 

Does violence on screen beget violence in real life? Is gender-based violence linked to male domination in the screen industries? Should we, as screen artists and practitioners take responsibility for these issues.

Women In Film & TV (WA), FTI and the Australia Director's Guild WA will be presenting an open forum about these questions any many more.

All are welcome to attend to pose a question, submit a comment or simply listen to the conversation. 

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Jan.
1
6:00 am06:00

WIFT WA MEET & GREET WITH FRANCES O'CONNOR

DATE | Tuesday 29th December 2015
TIME | 5:30pm
LOCATION Red Room, 1st Floor, Brass Monkey Hotel, Northbridge

WIFTI WA is extremely excited to announce that award winning London based Australian actress Frances O'Connor will be joining us for a meet-and-greet event on December 29th at 5:30pm at the Red Room, 1st Floor, Brass Monkey Hotel, cnr James & William St, Northbridge. Come share a drink and hear from Frances about her experiences.

Frances has played numerous roles in a number of award winning films including: ‘Mansfield Park’ (1999), ‘Bedazzled’ (2000), ‘A.I. Artificial Intelligence’ (2001), ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (2002), and ‘Timeline’ (2003). Frrances has won an AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in ‘Blessed’ (2009), and earned Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film plus nominations for her performances in ‘Madame Bovary’ (2000) and ‘The Missing’ (2014). She also won the Best Actress award at the prestigious 55th annual Monte Carlo Television Festival for her role in ‘The Missing’.

Frances trained at WAAPA and has worked internationally for several years and will give her perspective on women's roles in the international film & television industries during this Q&A led by WIFTI WA chairperson Annie Murtagh-Monks.
WIFTI WA members and guests and any women working in the film, television and interactive industries in WA are invited to attend this networking event to celebrate the end to another exciting year in our industry. 

Entry by $10 donation which will include finger food.  Places limited. Make your donation to reserve your ticket now! http://www.trybooking.com/JXNA

ENTRY: BY $10 DONATION INCLUDES FINGER FOOD

All are welcome to attend.

Parking is available on the street  or beneath the State Library.

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Aug.
28
to 29 Aug.

Cinefest OZ WIFT WA Discussion Panel

DATE | Thursday 27th August 2015
TIME | 5:00pm - 5:30pm-Drinks following
RSVP: Free (men and women are invited to attend)
LOCATION | Cinema 3, Orana Cinemas, Busselton

Women in Film, TV & Interactive WA will host a Panel Discussion on Thursday the 27th August at 5pm as part of CinefestOZ. This will provide an opportunity for a dynamic 30 minute discussion from a panel of leading women in Australia's screen industries on ‘Ways To Increase The Involvement Of Women In the Screen Sector’. Followed by social drinks at 5:30pm. Both men and woman are invited to come and be a part of the growing future of women in film.


PANEL led by WIFT WA chair:  Annie Murtagh-Monks. 

PANEL MEMBERS INCLUDE: 

SUE TAYLOR - Producer
Sue Taylor established her own production company in 2001 and has been awarded and nominated for numerous AFI, ACCTA, Logie and Critics circle Awards, and was named SPA drama producer of the year in 2005. Projects include the adult dramas The Shark Net, 3 Acts of Murder, An Accidental Soldier and the feature films: Last Train To Freo and The Tree. The Tree, an Australian /France co-production starring Charlotte Gainsbourg was selected to close the Cannes Film Festival in 2010 and has now screened around the world with sales to 40 countries. Sue is currently in post production on the feature film Looking For Grace, starring Richard Roxburgh and directed by Sue Brooks. Sue is also on the Board of ScreenWest and was recently Vice President of Screen Producers Australia. 

LUCY DURACK - Actor
A celebrated star of stage and screen, Lucy has appeared as Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked and as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical. Her screen credits include playing Bunny in the upcoming Southern Star telemovie Dripping In Chocolate, the lead role of Cassie Bennett on Channel 7’s Headland, All Saints, Rush II, the Commbank webisode series The Harrington’s and the films Parlami D'Amore and Elissa Down's The Dripping Tap as well as the worldwide broadcast of the BBC2 Voice of Musical Theatre Competition in Cardiff in which she was a finalist. Lucy is a frequent guest presenter on Channel 7's Absolutely Melbourne.

NICOLE MA - Director/ Producer
Nicole has been working in the Kimberley for over ten years producing and directing award winning projects, notably the inaugural multimedia for the National Museum of Australia, Yiwarra Kuju: Canning Stock Route Project, Kurtal Snake Spirit and Dances of Ecstasy. She began her filmmaking career in New York producing commercials, music videos and long form concert films including Annie Lennox, Whitney Houston, Sonic Youth, Newport Jazz Festival and working on feature films Combination Platter (Sundance screenwriting award), Malcom X (Spike Lee), Haitian Corner (Raoul Peck) and writing and directing short experimental films funded by New York State Council of the Arts.
 

Panel discussion on 'Ways To Increase The Involvement Of Women In the Screen Sector' 

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