Connect with Media Makers from Around the World at WIFTI Summit 2012 in Washington, DC
Want to learn how to pitch your film script to potential funders? Network with top industry experts? Then, attend WIFTI Summit 2012, the premier event for film and television professionals dedicated to the role of women in film and television: past, present and future.
Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) Summit will be held November 30 - December 2 in Washington, DC, sponsored by Women in Film & Video (WIFV). Kicking off the event is a November 30 screening of the film 'Europa, Europa' by Agnieszka Holland at the DC Jewish Community Center. The night before, November 29, will be WIFV’s 19th annual Women of Vision Awards held at Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC., where Holland and three other women are being recognized this year for their creative and technical achievements in media. Tickets are available at wifv.org/wov.
The Summit commences Fri, November 30 with representatives of nearly 40 WIFTI Chapters coming together for an educational schedule of panels, seminars, screenings and networking opportunities. The preeminent group for women in film, WIFTI chapters span five continents and comprise more than 10,000 members. Workshops will instruct attendees on how to take the initiative in the media business and will offer practical education in the craft of producing programming, successful feature film screenplays, game development, and garnering financial backers. Summit attendees also receive access to WIFV’s premier writers' and filmmakers' conference, ScriptDC. Speakers include top Hollywood-rated script consultant Dara Marks, 'Doc McStuffins' creator/producer Chris Nee, network development consultant Laurie Scheer, and producers Mary Jane Skalski, Lauren Versel, Chip Hourihan and others.
Registration is open to all until Fri, November 16. Full conference participation ranges from $375 to $495 with one-day passes from $145 to $195. Along with ScriptDC access, Summit pass holders receive a discount code to the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers. Register online at http://wifv.ticketleap.com/wiftisummit Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 202-429-9438.