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15 April 2019

Opportunity to Join the WFTV Team: Membership and Office Administrator

If you have ever fancied joining the WFTV office team, here is your chance! We are looking for an exceptional candidate to become our new Membership and Office Administrator, who will thrive in a busy, creative and fun office environment. The ideal candidate for this role will have at least one year’s administration experience; be […]

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15 April 2019

New WFTV Events Strand to Offer Career Tips and Tricks to Industry Professionals

Today, WFTV launches our brand new industry career strand – Tips and Tricks, offering inspirational expert advice and know-how on how to get hired and succeed in your dream TV, film or social media job. If you want to get the inside track and latest thinking in the industry, this is a series of panel […]

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01 April 2019

ScreenSkills Launches Pan-UK Mentoring Network

ScreenSkills has announced a pan-UK mentoring drive to support new and established professionals in the UK’s screen industries. The ScreenSkills Mentoring Network, supported by the BFI awarding National Lottery funds as part of its Future Film Skills strategy, aims to match 3,000 mentoring pairs by 2022. ScreenSkills has brought together screen organisations who already offer […]

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18 March 2019

Raising Films Survey Aims to Reveal True Scale of Caring Within Screen Industries

The latest piece of industry research from Raising Films – We Need To Talk About Caring – is aimed at people who are working, or who have worked, in the screen industries and who currently have caring responsibilities or have had caring responsibilities in the past. From initial desk research Raising Films recognised a number […]

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25 February 2019

Women make history at 2019 Academy Awards

The annual Oscars ceremony took place in Hollywood last night (Sunday 24 February) and included some historic firsts. Hannah Beachler and Ruth E Carter became the first black winners in the Production Design and Costume Design categories respectively, for their work on Black Panther. Brit Nina Hartstone became the first European woman to win a […]

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21 February 2019

New Survey Aims To Reveal True Impact of Caring Responsibilities on the Screen Industries

The latest piece of industry research from Raising Films – We Need To Talk About Caring – is aimed at people who are working, or who have worked, in the screen industries and who currently have caring responsibilities or have had caring responsibilities in the past. From initial desk research Raising Films recognised a number […]

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18 February 2019

Applications Now Open For Breaking Through The Lens

Breaking Through The Lens is a pitching initiative helping connect female-identifying directors to top tier film investors. The programme is focused on practical actions and is a direct response to what the organisers, themselves female filmmakers, have encountered as barriers to their progress – access to finance. The programme launched in Cannes in 2018, and […]

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11 February 2019

WFTV Wins Arts Champion Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival Awards in London

WFTV was deeply honoured to win an Arts Champion Award “in recognition of outstanding organizations, corporations, institutions or individuals that promote, defend, produce, educate, and encourage creativity and the arts” at the Newport Beach Film Festival Awards, which were held at the Langham hotel in London on Thursday 7 February. On a star studded night, […]

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10 February 2019

Board Member Liz McIntyre Represents WFTV UK at #CALLTOACTION 2019 at Berlinale

WFTV (UK) were honoured to add our voice to #CALLTOACTION 2019 at Berlinale, an international roundtable of women’s organisations in film and television led by Pro Quote Film and supported by Women and Hollywood and Auswärtigen Amt. Our Board member, Liz McIntyre was there to represent WFTV (UK)  and has written this report from the event: […]

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01 February 2019

Berlinale Set to Sign Gender Parity Pledge

Berlinale has announced that it will sign up to to the 5050×2020 Gender Parity Pledge, making it the latest international film festival to commit to doing so. Festival chief Dieter Kosslick will sign the pledge on Saturday 9 February (2019) at a gathering sponsored by our sister chapter, Women in Film and Television Germany. The […]

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