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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.

From the Blog: Crafting Comedy: A TV Writer’s Journey

Crafting Comedy: A TV Writer’s Journey

Up-and-coming television comedy writer, Julia Lindon sits down with Media & Monuments host Candice Bloch in this episode to chat about her journey in writing. You’ll learn more about the dynamics of the writers’ room, hear stories about leveraging connections to get in the door, and get a glimpse into the process of honing her…

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Members in the News: Grimes at Queens World Festival

Grimes at Queens World Festival

  Talaya Grimes produced STUDIO WITH A VIEW, an experimental short doc directed by NYWIFT member Mara Wollong. It will be screened under the film bloc  “Blame it on the Pandemic: 2 Films that Remind Us of What We Just Survived” at the Queens World Festival at the Museum of The Moving Image and Kaufman Astoria Studios, which also includes the…

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