As a long-time journalist, I had always appreciated the support and networking that Women in Film & Video of Washington, DC provided. Then I undertook the making of my first documentary film – I had so many questions! How grateful I am to the WIFV leadership and the members who supported me on my journey, from mentoring to fiscal sponsorship. I am proud to be a member of this organization and will continue to support their mission for years to come.

– Julianne Donofrio

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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Membership

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: Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

By John Aaron   I know that everyone is just getting over filing their 2020 tax returns. But if you started a new self-employed venture in 2021, you need to be aware of these tips: A clearly articulated goal is essential when planning for a new business (e.g., who are your clients and how will…

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Members in the News: Preve’s Doc Featured in Comic Strip!

Preve’s Doc Featured in Comic Strip!

Rick Preve’s doc COMING HOME about an Italian World War II submarine is the subject of a comic strip story in one of the most important publications in that genre worldwide, the 2,309 edition of the magazine Skorpio. Published in Italian, Spanish, and English the strip was drawn in part from the storyboards of the film, which recreated…

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