About: wiftvic

Wiftvic is a membership based non-profit organisation made up of women who are either working in the industry in some capacity or wanting to work in the industry. Our aim is to encourage and support women already working in the industry and to also assist more women get into the industry, in particular areas where women are under-represented. These aims are achieved by: providing networking opportunities for women; promoting equal opportunties in employment, training and career advancement for women in all aspects of the industry; raising public awareness on issues associated with the depiction of women on the screen and encouraging greater diversity in the portrayal of women; political lobbying on issues of importance to members; increasing the visibility of women working in the industry.

Recent Posts by wiftvic

Adjusting the set – Sue Maslin keynote speech

Despite a 50% split of male and female film graduates, women are still struggling to get equal representation in the screen industries. WIFT Vic patron Sue Maslin, screen producer and RMIT adjunct professor, addressed this issue in a keynote speech at RMIT on December 2, 2015 as part of the Graduate Research Conference in the School

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Special advance screening of “Suffragette”

Join us for this very special advanced preview of Suffragette directed by Sarah Gavron screenplay Abi Morgan featuring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep followed by Q&A with Dr Helen Pankhurst – women’s rights activist and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Meet up afterwards at the Nova bar to kick up our heels –

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WIFT Vic Members only free screening and 2015 AGM – join now!

To celebrate the end of year we are having a WIFT Vic Members Only free screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”  – directed by Mary Dore preceded by AGM. Join us after the film for an In Conversation Q&A with two special guests: Catherine Dwyer who worked on the film as assistant editor & post production producer and Sue Maslin – our WIFT

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“The Dressmaker” screening and Q&A

* Now booked out * We are delighted to present the opening night screening of Sue Maslin’s new film THE DRESSMAKER at the Cinema Nova, followed by a Q&A with Sue Maslin, producer and WIFT patron and Marion Boyce, costume designer. WIFT Vic has secured a group booking with the Australian Directors’ Guild and RMIT and

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History and Her Story

HISTORY & HER STORY, an event co-presented by WIFT Victoria and MIFF. Moderated by Kate Jinx, feminists Merle Thornton, Mary Crooks, Marilyn Lake and Jean Taylor talked about their activism in the 60s, 70s and 80s for women’s rights and how this affects us today. To join WIFT Victoria, go to the ‘About Us’ section.

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