• Bridget McCormick, Nasreen Alkhateeb, Sandra Brennan filming TELL ME ABOUT ORANGE

  • Producer Catherine Hand and VFX Supervisor Rich McBride on set of A WRINKLE IN TIME

  • Cintia Cabib filming her doc LABYRINTH JOURNEYS

  • Maggie Stogner at work on her doc - GOLD MOUNTAIN: Conquering the Sierras

  • On the Set of Wonder Pictures' HEROES' HONEYMOON

  • Producer Robin Noonan-Price on set of HEROES' HONEYMOON

  • Monda Webb and Sara Barger representing WIFV at the Words, Beats & Life Festival

  • Work in progress at Words, Beats & Life Festival

An organization that connects women in film and video and does much more. Membership is, and has always been, gender and age inclusive with programs that support members like me, from getting a foot in the door to keeping skills up to date and volunteering to help next generations.

– Judith Snyderman

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. 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.

From the Blog: IRS Personal Expense Issues for Media Activities

IRS Personal Expense Issues for Media Activities

By John Aaron, CPA Butler, Lavanceau & Sober, LLC   The IRS publishes an Entertainment Audit Technique Guide to be used by agents when they review the income tax returns for entertainers and media creators. Here is a summary of some topics that the IRS spotlights for examination. Keeping Current Entertainers and media creators have…


Members in the News: Garcia Opens Cyc Studio in CO

Garcia Opens Cyc Studio in CO

Latina filmmaker and WIFV Member Karina Garcia opened a Cyc Studio in the cowboy town of New Castle, Colorado–Bandits Bend Studio. Bandits offers a professional Studio space, and is located in the Western slope of the Rocky Mountains. It features the only Cyclorama Wall between Denver and Salt Lake City–And yes, it is female owned! So just remember, there’s…


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