News & Upcoming Events


WIFT WA is involved with and organises a number of programs, events and initiatives throughout the year for members.

Stay tuned as we announce our new programs over the coming months.


You're invited to the

FESTIVE
SUNDOWNER

Farewell 2018!
We would like to invite our members and friends to join us in an end of year festive sundowner.

Thursday, December 20th
6pm - 9pm
 

The Oxford Hotel
 368 Oxford St, Leederville
 

Nibbles provided

RSVP by Monday, December 17th

RSVP HERE

We encourage members to bring a friend and introduce them to our wonderful organisation.


RAISING FILMS AUSTRALIA SCREEN INDUSTRY FORUM: Perth satellite event LIVE STREAM:


 
presented by WIFT Australia and Screenwest

Screenwest is pleased to LIVE STREAM the Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Forum - presented by Women in Film and Television (WIFT) Australia - on Thursday 6 December at our East Perth office.

In response to the Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Survey report...Honey, I Hid the Kids: Experiences of parents and carers in the Australian Screen Industry, WIFT Australia is hosting an industry forum to identify workable actions to address the needs of and issues faced by, parents and carers working in the Australian screen sector.

The keynote address will be given by Writer, Director and Producer Jocelyn Moorhouse whose new memoir, Unconditonal Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood is due to be released in early 2019.

The forum will include the lead researchers of the report Prof. Deb Verhoeven and Dr Sheree Gregory as well as experts on workplace and industry matters, including Parents at Work. The day will be facilitated by Monica Davidson from Creative Plus Business.

ABOUT SCREENWEST:
Screenwest is Western Australia's screen funding and development organisation, committed to working in partnership with the screen industry to develop, support and promote film, television and digital media production in Western Australia.


ABOUT WIFT:
WIFT is the peak advocacy body for Women in the screen industry in Australia with a specific aim: to achieve gender parity in the film industry through advocacy, education and support of female identifying filmmakers. Find out more about the local chapter WIFT WA  www.wiftwa.org.au

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MentorHer Program

WIFT WA in conjunction with WIFT Australia, is proud to announce that applications for MentorHer are now open.

MentorHer is a three-month program that facilitates mentorships between emerging, early career and more experienced practitioners. The initiative offers support and guidance to help further careers in all areas of the screen industry.

Applications close Sunday, 5 August 2018.

WIFT will match mentors and mentees nationally beginning with an initial meeting in September 2018. WIFT will notify mentors and mentees of pairings by Tuesday, 4 September.

Apply as a Mentee

To apply as a Mentee you must be a WIFT Australia or WIFT WA member.

You can become a WIFT WA member here.

Apply as a Mentor

WIFT WA encourages mentor applications from all genders and non-members.

Program Contact

For any questions regarding the MentorHer program please contact Cody Jarrett at codyleejarrett@gmail.com or info@wiftwa.org.au.


CINEFEST OZ

25th August 2018: WIFT WA Q&A discussion panel.

Join Women in Film & Television Western Australia for this year's CinefestOZ forum “Surviving Screen” where industry panelists will share their insights into riding the highs and lows of the professional rollercoaster. 

The forum will also address the short and long-term issues facing women working in the screen industry and will engage discussion from the audience.

Discounted tickets for WIFT WA Members of $10 + booking fees, see WIFT WA for your promotional code.


PREVIOUS EVENTS

2018

  • WIFT WA AGM: May 30, 2018

  • WIFT WA Special Screening Network Event: Apr 26, 2018

  • International Women's Day presented by MosArts: Mar 8, 2018

  • WIFT WA recommends Pursuing your passions series with Tania Chambers @ The Art Gallery of Western Australian: Jan 19, 2018

2017

  • WIFT WA Special Screening Event: Nov 9, 2017

  • Cinefest OZ WIFT WA & ADG BREAKFAST: Aug 25, 2017

  • WIFT WA first official AGM: May 7, 2017

2016

  • Cinefest OZ WIFT WA & ADG 7 FTI PANEL DISCUSSION: Aug 26, 2016 – Aug 27, 2016

  • WIFT WA meet & greet FRANCES O'CONNOR: Jan 1, 2016

2015

  • Cinefest OZ WIFT WA Discussion Panel: Aug 28, 2015 – Aug 29, 2015