WIFTV is pleased to join with a variety of industry partners to support several mentorships each year.
WIFTV WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL MARKET PREPARATION MENTORSHIP
Submissions now closed
Application deadline: August 31, 2021
WIFTV and Whistler Film Festival (WFF) are pleased to offer this development program to provide a producer, director or writer to take a feature film or limited series project to market. The chosen Mentee will receive a 2021 WFF Premium Industry Pass to attend the 2021 Whistler Film Festival + Summit, December 1 – 5, 2021 (if able to proceed in-person; online dates and times vary), as well as a personalized coaching session with an experienced producer prior to the festival. This private coaching session will cover several topics to prepare the Mentee to pitch their project(s) during the 1+1 on meetings during the 2021 WFF Content + Summit.
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT FOR THE INDEPENDENT PRODUCER
Applications Closed on January 6, 2020
Women in Film and Television Vancouver and William F. White are pleased to offer this mentorship designed for the independent producer who is interested in increasing their knowledge of Production Management including the ins and out of equipment requirements and rentals as well as budgeting and resource planning for both low and high budget shows.
WIFTV ACTOR CAREER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
PROGRAM NOT OFFERED IN 2021
WIFTV is excited to offer the beloved mentorship program for actors again in 2020. The goal of this mentorship is to provide female actors with guidance and inspiration in developing their craft and advancing their acting careers. The six-month program matches successful applicants (Mentees) with female working actors (Mentors), with whom they will meet with for one hour, once a month, for six months.
WIFTV BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL MENTORSHIP
Applications Closed on April 22nd, 2019
The WIFTV Banff World Media Festival Mentorship gives one WIFTV member (producer, director or writer) the invaluable opportunity to attend the Banff World Media Festival, June 9-11, 2019 at the Fairmont Banff Springs. The mentee will receive not only a festival pass, but also a pre-festival consultation with an experienced television producer or development executive, as well as a meeting with a member of the WIFTV team before and during the festival.
Located in Banff, Alberta, Canada, the Banff World Media Festival is a marketplace and conference designed to help you create new development and production opportunities, and is an intimate space where unparalleled access, creative inspiration and expert insight combine to launch fresh content and new business strategies.
Learn more about the festival here.
For details about the mentorship and to apply, click here.
Women in Film + Television Vancouver Society (WIFTV) is an internationally affiliated non-profit society committed to advancing and celebrating women in screen-based media. We are the Vancouver chapter of Women In Film + Television International (WIFTI), which counts more than 10,000 members world-wide.