Most aspects of film and video production are highly male-dominated. WIFV-DC provides a forum to support women while also inclusively being open to men. It is also one of the few active area organizations serving the film and video community, providing networking, information and support for the industry.

– Jacqueline Greff

WIFV Programs

Each year, WIFV produces nearly 200 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, most WIFV programs are being held online.  Check out the calendar for what’s next on our schedule! You can also subscribe to the WIFV newsletter and get program information in your inbox.

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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.

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 are welcome. Our resources, connections and advocacy support a vibrant, creative media community.

From the Blog: Don’t Delay – NFR Noms Due August 15

Don’t Delay – NFR Noms Due August 15

WIFV continues its multi-year initiative to have more women-made films included in the National Film Registry housed at the Library of Congress. Although women have been involved with movies since the movie camera was invented, their work is severely underrepresented in this national collection. The Library of Congress maintains the National Film Registry to honor “culturally,…


Members in the News: Metro Teleproductions Records Seminar

Metro Teleproductions Records Seminar

Property damage consultant Chad Michael contacted Metro Teleproductions (MTI) president Dave Lilling to produce a full-day, multi-camera video seminar for Michael’s YouTube page. This full-day production, held at the College Park Marriott, required a three-person crew running three cameras, focusing on Michael as he roamed the room, taking questions from the attendees, and also capturing their responses. The MTI…


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