There is simply no better organization in the DC area for those in the film and video industry to meet peers, expand their skill sets, learn about job opportunities and be provided the potential to thrive in their chosen careers through the support of this organization and it’s members.

– Sharon Sobel

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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 welcome. 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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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: Virginia’s film and TV incentives need a reboot

Virginia’s film and TV incentives need a reboot

Imagine: Virginia’s popular Republican governor leading a joyous bill-signing celebration at Richmond’s historic St. John’s Church that included members of the business community, trade associations, advocacy groups, arts organizations, labor unions, leaders of both political parties, and even a few historical re-enactors to boot. Ironically, this wasn’t a dramatic scene out of a feel-good summer…


Members in the News: Oden’s Camerawork on PBS

Oden’s Camerawork on PBS

WIFV Board Member Amy Oden‘s camerawork can be seen this month on the national broadcast of SEARCHING: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science, which tackles issues related to the boundaries between scientific inquiry and faith and spirituality. Oden was second camera in several segments shot on-location in California and Memphis, when the…


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