I have attended workshops on editing, script writing, fund raising and so much more through the tremendous platform of WIFV. My professional story is built around educational media, and I like to think my work is more purposeful – better to serve kids – because WIFV keeps me current on how media is made and distributed. Thank you, WIFV!

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Women in Film & Video (WIFV) provides educational and networking opportunities for screen-based media makers, celebrates women’s creative and technical achievements in media, and advocates for parity both in front of and behind the camera to ensure that all voices can be heard. A 501(c)(3) non-profit community benefit organization founded in 1979, WIFV is the premier professional resource for people who want successful media careers in the DC-metro region. All genres, genders, and experience levels welcome. Our resources, connections and advocacy support a vibrant, creative media community.

WIFV Programs

Each year, WIFV produces nearly 100 events, including educational panels, discussions, workshops, seminars, and screenings. These events allow members to network, share knowledge, and exchange ideas. Our programs range from technical to theoretical, and feature local and national industry leaders.  Currently, all WIFV programs are being held online.  Check out the calendar for what’s next on our schedule!

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Add the expertise of our 900+ members to your next project. Gain advance notice of jobs, grants, festivals, scholarships, preview screenings, and reduced admission to a wide range of educational programs. WIFV offers a variety of membership to serve all experience levels.

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Tonal Vision Collaborates on Environmental Documentary

This fall, environmental filmmaker Cheryle Francheschi explores the historical roles women have provided their communities through scientific forest management with the release of her ground-breaking documentary, FOREST HER: The Next Wave of Conservation. The prolific producer/director enlisted Tonal Vision’s Jacquie Greff to bring the final piece together with her peerless editing skills. This is the…


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