I’ve seen the results of this organization in the way I see the DC film community run. This organization actually creates a sense of community and brings us together, and it gives me a generally positive feeling for other film professionals in the area.

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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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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.

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How I Secured Airline Distribution for My Film

By Alyscia Cunningham I’m sure I’m not alone when it comes to figuring out the next step for my film as an indie filmmaker. When it was done on the film festival circuit, I questioned… What’s next? In 2015, I started the process of directing and producing my first film, a documentary short titled I AM…


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Weiners Reveal All – Almost!

Marilyn and Hal Weiner announce the release of their “how-to” memoir, Confessions of Fish-Out-of-Water Filmmakers in Four Acts. Published on Amazon, it is available in both paperback and kindle formats. From the tenements of Brooklyn to Hollywood, the Weiners have seen it all on their way to becoming one of the most influential environmental filmmaking teams…


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