• 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

I’ve started my own business and am about to embark on a historic journey that has been documented recently in The Washington Post. THAT is a direct result of my membership in WIFV.

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.

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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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From the Blog: Katie Bryden Recommends

Katie Bryden Recommends

What film do you think everyone should watch?  One documentary that I always recommend people to watch is Ghost Fleet. It’s an eye-opening documentary condemning the modern-day slave labor that fuels the world’s insatiable appetite for seafood. What’s your favorite part about living and working in the DC/MD/VA region? The non-fiction storytelling community – I…


Members in the News: 1st Annual DC Student Film Festival

1st Annual DC Student Film Festival

WIFV President Sara Barger took the lead in raising funds and presenting the 1st Annual DC Student Film Fest! The screenings took place at the Transit Pier at Wharf DC and the sunset and views rivaled the films presented! WIFV Board Members Monda Raquel Webb and Sheri Ratick Stroud helped welcome the attendees. A networking reception gave the filmmakers and their…


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