Women Prevailing Despite Sexism in Slowly-Changing Below-the-Line Industry

Cathy Schulman, President of WIF and of Mandalay Pictures is among those interviewed in Variety about the triumphs and tribulations of working below-the-line in Hollywood.

CLICK HERE for the entire article written by Brett Lang, Senior Film and Media Reporter.


FFF Winner 'My So-Called Enemy' has Broadcast Premiere

My So-Called Enemy, a 2010 Film Finishing Fund grant recipient has its US broadcast premiere on ITVS’s Global Voices series.  The first airing on the WORLD Channel is on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 10p ET/7p PT.

CLICK HERE for the WORLD Channel listing and click here for a local station locator.  (WORLD is normally a secondary channel of a local PBS station and available in about 70% of U.S. households.)

Congratulations to the filmmakers.


Women In Film PSA 2014 Charity Applications

The Women In Film Public Service Announcement (PSA) Charity Applications are open! 

WIF PSA brings together Hollywood talent who donate their time and resources to produce public service announcements for charities that improve the lives of Los Angelenos, from veterans to homeless children. From creation to distribution, Women In Film members hone their craft by helping charities which otherwise would have no way to publicize their services. Each year, the award winning PSA Production Program selects four to five charity organizations throughout the nation to receive a pro bono PSA.

Deadline: August 31, 2014

Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to apply or if you have any questions/concerns.


WIF Speaker Series Goes on the Road







LTR - Tylen Jacob Williams, Donna Loyd, Dawnn Lewis, Michele Cole, Angela Williams

The Women In Film Speaker Series had the opportunity to give a few lucky attendees the opportunity to go behind the scenes of a hit tv show, lunch & dinner on set, behind the scenes set visit, meet cast/crew, VIP seating at the hit show "Instant Mom", & have a 2hr VIP tour at Paramount Studios!


Gabrielle Kelly discusses and signs "Celluloid Ceiling"

Former WIF BOD Member, Professor Gabrielle Kelly, the co-editor and writer will be discussing her new book, Celluloid Celing: Women Directors Breaking Through, along with chapter contributors, Ana Maria Bahia and Heidi Hunnicut.

This FREE EVENT (with refreshments!) will take place at The Diesel Bookstore / Brentwood Country Mart / 225 26th St, Ste 33 / Santa Monica, CA 90402 on Tuesday, July 15th from 7pm-9pm.

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WIF Actors Group
Mon Aug 04 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
WIF Speaker Series with Lillah McCarthy, SVP of TNT and TBS Original Programming
Tue Aug 12 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
PSA Production Program Meeting
Thu Aug 14 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
WIF Goal Support Group
Fri Aug 15 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
WIF Breakfast Speaker Series with Tracy McKnight, Music Supervisor & Soundtrack Producer
Sun Aug 17 @10:00AM - 12:30PM
WIF Writers Group
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WIFI Monthly Meeting - HIATUS