This Member Spotlight interview was conducted by Dina Klein. Dina is our intern at WIFVNE and is a senior studying Visual Media Art at Emerson College. She is originally from Chicago and has had a passion for Film and Television since a young age. She is also an aspiring writer and screenwriter. Worcester, Massachusetts native Caitlin McCarthy […]
The Writers Lab is excited to return in 2019 for its fifth edition. Backed by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman, produced by New York Women in Film & Television, with co-founders Elizabeth Kaiden and Nitza Wilon, The Writers Lab is an intensive narrative feature screenplay development retreat for women over the age of 40. All […]
WIFVNE occasionally offers advance screening opportunities, provided to the membership from studios. On February 5, WIFVNE members were able to take advantage of an advance screening of Fighting with My Family, starring Dwayne Johnson. There was also a special Q&A with director Stephen Merchant (co-creator of “The Office”) after the screening. Below is a capsule […]
NOW OPEN: 2019 Flaherty Fellowship Program. Deadline is February 20, 5:00 PM EST. Don’t delay. Submit now. http://flahertyseminar.org/2019-fellowships/ The Flaherty is accepting applications for Fellowships across the New England area, which covers the entire registration fee, which includes room, board, and all special events throughout the week for four New England-based film professionals interested in attending the 2019 Robert Flaherty […]
Calling filmmakers: The @BAFTA-Qualifying @ASFFest is looking for those who are driving film forward through inspirational and innovative works. Enter your film: www.asff.co.uk/submit Celebrating innovation and excellence in filmmaking, ASFF is looking for emerging and established practitioners who are pushing the boundaries of filmmaking forward to showcase their talent and innovative work to wider audiences at […]
WIFVNE Board member Chuck Slavin attended the roundtable discussion with Representative Ron Mariano (Massachusetts Majority Leader) and Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch co-hosted by the Mass. Cultural Council and the Quincy Historical Society. The discussion was on the topic of civics, history, and arts education. Many arts community leaders were in attendance.
The Alliance for Community Media and ACM-NE along with the support of many state organizations in the Northeast are organizing a series of Strategic Planning discussions with PEG stations during the week of Presidents Day. Please consider joining ACM and ACM-NE as they talk about potential revenue and channel impacts and discuss scenarios stations should consider […]
WIFVNE is proud to share that the City of Somerville provided Yvette Wilks, WIFVNE Vice President, with a commendation on January 10, 2019, for her outstanding work with Somerville youths, helping them develop their talents as artists and leaders.
written by Alecia Orsini, WIFVNE President Last night at ICON in Boston, MassAccess held its second annual Mass Creators Awards. I was honored to again be a judge for this event, highlighting some of the best works coming out of Public Access, and the competition was tight! When you think of Public Access, you probably […]
In this exclusive audio interview WIFVNE Board Member Charlotte Robinson, host of OUTTAKE VOICES™, talks with Emmy Winner Kyra Sedgwick about “Girls Weekend” that will be premiering this week at Sundance Film Festival in the Indie Episodic section. Sedgwick along with creator Ali Liebegott, producers Valerie Stadler and Meredith Bagby and DP Michelle Lawler will […]