Welcome to PWIFT!
Philadelphia Women in Film and Television (PWIFT) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and advancing the professional development and achievement of women working in all areas of film, television, video, multimedia and related disciplines. PWIFT is committed to creating economic and social stimulus for its members and the community at large by helping emerging artists and established professional members reach their full potential, and by attracting new jobs, investment and production to the creative economy in the Philadelphia area.
JUNE 6th @ The University of the Arts-Connelly Auditorium -- 6-8pm
A 360 VIEW OF 360 PRODUCTION
Virtual Reality has moved from emerging technology to a viable game-changer for brands, businesses and entertainment. By 2020, Virtual Reality and 360 video are anticipated to grow into a $30 billion market. What does it take to transfer your well-honed production skills to this new medium and make your 360 productions virtually successful? Our experienced VR panel includes Maria Patriarca and Lisa Cavallaro from MONGRAM, Hillary Hanak at VIDEOSMITH, Mike Schultz from SHAKE AUDIO POST at Milkboy, and keynote speaker Jumoke Dada from TECH WOMEN NETWORK who will show-and-tell how VR has changed their process, workflow, budget and craft. Of course there will be a bit of hands-on for the tech tenacious. From concept to goggle viewing, don’t miss your opportunity to get fully immersed in the world of VR! CLICK on the FACEBOOK link below -- RSVP and BUY TIX.....or BUY TIX AT THE DOOR and bring a friend!!
PWIFT MEMBERS: $5 -- NON-MEMBERS: $15
Click on the pwift.org "EVENTS' button for more information -- BUY TIX and BRING A FRIEND!
PWIFT IN ACTION:
June 3, 2017 -- GPFO Philly Film Industry Rally
PWIFT members came out to support Sharon Pinkenson and the Greater Philadelphia Film Office's efforts to unite and galvanize our industry and elected officials into addressing the urgency of supporting the film, TV, commercial, and multi-media industry of Philadelphia. M. Knight Shyamalan and Mayor Kenney were among a large group of guests who spoke in support of a healthy Philadelphia film industry. (For more info, click on EVENTS and the date)
MAY 12, 2017: City Council Hearings on the Philadelphia Film Industry
PWIFT Board president, Suzanne Landau, delivered powerful remarks about the need for equity in the film industry at the City Council hearing in support of Councilman Oh's initiative on the STATE OF THE PHILADELPHIA FILM INDUSTRY -- Resolution 170258: "This resolution is spot on. We need more films to come to Philadelphia, but we cannot discuss that without also talking about the lack of diversity in the film industry"-S.L. (For more info, click on EVENTS and the date)