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Women in Film & Video-DC (WIFV) will host the 2012 Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) Summit November 30, 2012 – December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The event will be held at the DC campus of University of California, Washington Center.
Registration for the three days of workshops, panel discussion, networking, film screenings and script readings is open to WIFTI members and anyone interested in a career in media. Public is welcome to attend as well.
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WIFTI has over 10,000 member around the world. This unprecedented conference, WIFTI Summit, will bring together the representatives of nearly 40 WIFTI Chapters for an invigorating weekend of panels, seminars, networking and screenings.
In conjunction, ScriptDC will sponsor script readings and sessions on learning how to write and pitch a screenplay with current industry consultants, studio executives, sought after producers in the field of films, documentaries, animation, scripted programming and factual television.
“Presenters are known for getting projects passed over to large studios for producing for audiences. “ – Melissa Houghton, Executive Director of WIFV – DC
Some of the workshops offered:
- Receive a critique of your program pitch by industry professionals.
- Hear the first five pages of your screenplay read aloud by actors and receive a critique.
- Master class on Writing for the Web presented by the Writers Guild of America East.
- Master class on Crowd Funding presented by Thinking Forward Media.
- Writing for Children’s Programming
- Character Development and Script Formatting
- Animating Your Stories
Women In Film and Television International (WIFTI)
Women In Film and Television International (WIFTI) is a global network comprised of over 40 Women In Film chapters worldwide with over 10,000 members, dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video and digital media. Our membership, numbering over 10,000, includes dynamic professionals who represent every aspect of the industry: from producers and directors to accountants and lawyers, from camera and sound technicians to actors and animators.
WIFV – DC
Women in Film & Video (WIFV) of Washington, DC is dedicated to advancing the professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, television, video, multimedia and related disciplines. WIFV supports women in the industry by promoting equal opportunities, encouraging professional development, serving as an information network, and educating the public about women’s creative and technical achievements . It is the premier professional resource for people who want successful media careers in the DC-metro region. Our resources, connections and advocates support a vibrant, creative media community.
The premiere conference for Mid-Atlantic writers and filmmakers to achieve their creative dreams by connecting them with accomplished teachers, consultants and industry professionals. ScriptDC is the largest event of its kind in the region.