MENTORSHIPS

WIFTV is pleased to join with a variety of industry partners to support several mentorships, scholarships, and bursaries each year.

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FILM MARKET PREPARATION MENTORSHIP

Applications are now open!

Deadline: August 19, 2019 

Women in Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV), in association with the Whistler Film Festival is pleased to open up applications for the 8th consecutive FILM MARKET PREPARATION MENTORSHIP.

The goal of the mentorship is to provide a producer, director or writer with tools to take a feature film or limited series project to market. The chosen Mentee will receive 2019 WFF Premium Industry Pass to attend the Whistler Film Festival and Content Summit (December 4-8), 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 2019 WFF Content Summit.

Click here to submit and full details

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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. 

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PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT FOR THE INDEPENDENT PRODUCER

Applications Closed on August 16th, 2018 

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.

 For further details, please click here

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WIFTV ACTOR CAREER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Applications Closed on November 2, 2018

2018 Recipients Selected in February 2018, Read the 2018 Press Release here.

WIFTV is excited to offer the beloved mentorship program for actors again in 2018. 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.  

 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.