Winner announced: WIFVNE’s 2020 Short Screenplay Competition

A special thank you to everyone who entered WIFVNE’s 2020 Short Screenplay Competition.  We are delighted to announce our winner:  Peri Michael! She wins $100 and an annual WIFVNE membership. Peri has been working mainly as a production assistant and coordinator in the local film industry since graduating from UMass Amherst in 2018. During school, she studied business and […]

COVID-19 Joint report from DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters

The Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) released “The Safe Way Forward,” a Multi-Union Report on Covid-19 Safety Guidelines. For details and to review a copy of the report, […]

Women in Film and Video – DC COVID-19 resources

Women in Film & Video – DC has been collecting (and suggesting) relief resources for freelancers, artists, and small businesses across the region (Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia) A collection of resources related to emergency funding,loans, freelancers and artists, mental health, and general info can be found on the WIFV website.  Please click here for […]

White Paper on COVID-19: Protocols For Safe Return To Work

The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers released a 22-page industry white paper in early June.  This white paper can be downloaded here. Additional reporting on this issue can be found at DEADLINE at these links: Latest in Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force  AMPTP, SAG-AFTRA, […]

WIFT US Public Statement

The board of WIFT US is deeply saddened by the death of George Floyd and countless others and would like to offer our condolences to all of their families and communities. The world is at a turning point and WIFT US is here for our members.  WIFT chapters were founded to protect women in our industry […]

Congratulations to Delores Edwards!

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England Chapter Honors WGBH’s “Basic Black” with the 2020 Governors’ Award Virtual Awards Ceremony, Saturday, June 13 at 7:00PM eastern BOSTON, MA – (May 6, 2020) – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter is delighted to announce that WGBH’s “Basic Black”, […]

Lesley U hosts interactive live screening on May 8

Lesley Art + Design’s department of Digital Filmmaking will host an interactive live screening event for their Senior and Junior films. These students accomplished some really great work in challenging circumstances, and with big thanks to department chair Matthew Nash who organized this online platform, they’ll be able to have a viewing event when they […]