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Category: News

 
12 May 2020

Important Freelancer Survey – Complete by Monday 18 May

At WFTV, as part of our continuing lobbying for a fair deal we would like to find out just how many workers in the UK film and TV industry are unable to claim under the two government schemes for freelancers and the self-employed. So this week, we are launching a survey to gather this information. […]

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03 April 2020

WFTV Membership Survey Reveals over 90% of Members have lost their Income

Today, Women in Film and TV (UK) announced the results of their membership survey, which shows the devastating impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the film and TV sector. Of the members who replied to the questionnaire over 90% have lost all their income. These women come from all areas of the industry from directing […]

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13 January 2020

Opportunity to Join the WFTV Team: Marketing and Communications Manager

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join us!   Women in Film and Television, the leading membership organisation for women working in the UK Film & TV industry, is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill the role of Marketing and Communications Manager, to effectively promote and market all that our organisation does. […]

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11 November 2019

WFTV Duty of Care Session and NI Mentoring Scheme Launch at the Belfast Media Festival

Women in Film and TV Northern Ireland (WFTV NI) took to the stage at the 2019 Belfast Media Festival (BMF) with a panel of leading women, all with first hand experience of ‘duty of care’ in the television industry, to debate the critical issue of who’s looking after the people who take part in TV […]

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06 November 2019

Applications Open for WFTV Mentoring Scheme in Northern Ireland *Now Closed*

We are delighted to announce that applications for our pioneering new mentoring scheme in Northern Ireland are now open. The innovative programme is designed to help Northern Irish women who have more than five years’ experience working in TV production, who are now looking to take the next step in their career. For the last […]

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31 October 2019

BAFTA unveils 2019 Breakthrough Brits

BAFTA has announced the 20 talented newcomers from film, games and television selected by an industry jury as this year’s Breakthrough Brits. Twelve women made the list, including WFTV member, Kirstie Swain, the writer of Channel 4 comedy-drama Pure. The Breakthrough Brits initiative offers access to unique career development and mentoring opportunities for those involved. […]

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28 October 2019

New Study Quantifies the Gender Imbalance Among Film Directors in Europe

A new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory has found that women represent 21% of all directors of European films produced between 2003 and 2017. Overall, only 17% of European feature films were directed by women between 2003 and 2017, but the study found that the share is growing slowly. The report aims to help […]

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25 September 2019

Applications now open for the 2020 WFTV Mentoring Scheme in association with ScreenSkills

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for this year’s WFTV Mentoring Scheme in association with ScreenSkills. The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is aimed at women working in creative, craft, technical or business roles who have at least seven years’ experience in the film and TV industry. The scheme will run from March […]

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29 August 2019

Applications Now Closed: WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund

**APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED** The WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary offers development funding for a factual or factual entertainment TV project, which can be either a one-off or a series and is open to all women regardless of their experience. We want to make this award as diverse and inclusive as possible, so it is open […]

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15 July 2019

Nominate Today! 2019 WFTV Awards Supported by Sky DEADLINE FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER

**PLEASE NOTE: THE NOMINATIONS WINDOW FOR THE 2019 WFTV AWARDS SUPPORTED BY SKY IS NOW CLOSED** We are delighted to annouce that the nominations window for the 2019 WFTV Annual Awards is now open. The annual event, now in its 29th year, celebrates the achievements of women in the industry across 14 different categories including […]

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