• Congratulations to SAG-AFTRA on reaching a tentative agreement with AMPTP after 118 days on strike and their members’ unwavering dedication on the picket lines. Photo Credit: Laurisha Yniguez

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

  • Kathleen Strouse (light), Lacey Young (camera), practicing a walk-and-talk with Anne Saul's assistance (red sweatshirt) at ScriptDC23

  • 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

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

  • Thank you so much for the WIFV Screenwriters First Five Pages event last night. It was so valuable to me, hearing all the readings and all the feedback, and I'm so grateful for the chance to have my first five pages read and commented upon. I look forward to more such events, and the learning and community that builds from them. - Ellen Lent

This organization clearly has its exempt purpose and mission upfront in everything it does. Outstanding programs, outstanding leadership, publications, encouragement, provision of resources, a fiscal sponsorship opportunity, … and more, … all add up to an organization that is clearly best in class.

– Kurt Klaus, Esq.

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: #GALSNGEAR made an impact at NAB SHOW this year.

#GALSNGEAR made an impact at NAB SHOW this year.

  On the show floor, the group kicked off the show with a packed Tech Talk on Innovations in Virtual Production, with leaders from Fox Sports, Amazon Web Services and Quarter Twenty. These women shared their wins, challenges and strategies for building film and broadcast content in new remote and virtual workflows. Across several halls…


Members in the News: Steen Screens LET’S GO in Fairfax, June 6

Steen Screens LET’S GO in Fairfax, June 6

Mandy Steen is hosting a free screening of her latest short film, LET’S GO!, at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax, Virginia, on June 6 at 7 p.m. This film explores the unintended consequences of education legislation on marginalized groups of students through the lens of a tween romance. Through her company, Seen & Heard Productions,…


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