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18 July 2018

Men Outnumber Women Film Reviewers 2 to 1, Latest Study Finds

Thumbs Down 2018: Film Critics and Gender, and Why It Matters is the latest edition of the longest-running study of women’s representation and impact as film reviewers. The report considers individuals working for print, broadcast, and online outlets in the US during spring 2018 and is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women […]

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16 July 2018

Can You Help With Academic Research into Work-Life Balance in TV & Film?

Abigail Gregory (MMU), Susan Milner (University of Bath) and Annabelle Waller (University of Salford) are carrying out research into work-life balance and career progression in film and TV. Here they tell us a little bit more about why they’re looking into this area and what you can do to help: There has been a lot […]

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13 July 2018

Nominations Open for the 2018 WFTV Awards Supported by Sky

We are delighted to announce that the nominations window for the 2018 Women in Film and Television Awards is now open. The annual event, now in its 28th year, celebrates the achievements of women in the industry across 14 different categories including Director, Writer, Producer, Business and Contribution to the Medium. Absolutely anyone can make […]

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13 July 2018

Pinewood Studios Announced As New WFTV Awards Sponsor

We are pleased to announce that Pinewood Studios have come on board as a new sponsor for this year’s Women in Film and Television Awards. They will sponsor the Best Performance Award – which recognises outstanding acting achievement, by a female performer in TV, film or digital media within the last two years. Previous winners […]

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12 July 2018

Win Tickets to Pinter’s Women at BFI Southbank

Pinter on Screen: Power, Sex and Politics is a season of screenings and events taking place at BFI Southbank this July and August, to mark the 10th anniversary since the death of the influential writer, Harold Pinter. On the afternoon of Sunday 29 July, there will be a special event exploring Pinter’s complex female characters […]

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12 July 2018

Bumble Female Film Force shortlist narrowed to 10

The shortlist of female filmmakers in the Bumble Female Film Force short film competition has now been narrowed down from 23 to 10, after an initial 1,100 entries were received. Four WFTV members have made the cut, Alexandra Blue, Christine Hartland, Emma Moffat andKaren Turner. The other shortlisted filmmakers are Daisy Stenham, Emma Wall, Georgina […]

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09 July 2018

Gender Equality Research into Work-Life Balance in TV – Complete Questionnaire Now

Gender equality researchers at Manchester Metropolitan, Bath and Salford Universities are exploring the work-life behaviour (practices, attitudes and strategies) of women and men working in the creative industries, and particularly the TV industry. Given the well-known diversity issues in TV, including pay inequality and the under-representation of women at senior levels/in specific roles, the Project […]

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09 July 2018

Job Opportunity: Mentoring Scheme Producer (Two Days Per Week)

Mentoring Scheme Producer (Two Days Per Week) To start September 2018 Women in Film & TV UK are recruiting a Mentoring Scheme Producer to project manage our prestigious and globally renowned Mentoring Scheme for mid-career women working in film/TV. Now entering its ninth year, the scheme has helped 160 women working in creative, craft, technical […]

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09 July 2018

Anna Hall and Penny Woolcock Win RTS Yorkshire Awards

WFTV Award winners and directors Anna Hall and Penny Woolcock have both had their work recognised at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Yorkshire Awards, which took place on Friday 6 July. Hall (pictured) directed Catching a Killer: The Search for Natalie Hemming which won the Award for Professional Excellence: Factual Production. Catching a Killer, produced […]

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09 July 2018

Deadline Approaching to Apply for WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund

The Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund was launched earlier this year with the aim of finding, and funding, women with the best, boldest and most creative factual entertainment or factual TV projects. The initiative is a joint collaboration between WFTV, the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV and was set up in memory of award-winning producer Pat […]

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