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.



MAY 12, 2017:

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 date)               

UPCOMING EVENTS:                                                

MAY 30th @ L'Etage -- 6:00-8:00pm        

PWIFT Presents THE ARMCHAIR SERIES:  From Seed to Screen

         Maori Holmes (Blackstar Film Festival) has a conversation with filmmaking sisters Amy                       Tiehel and Tammy Tiehel-Stedman about their collaboration on the indie film, REDCOATS.

The Armchair Series showcases women in media - Producers, Directors, and Writers - with innovative and inspiring stories as they discuss their crafts, the challenges they face and the obstacles they overcame.  The Armchair Series is a fantastic opportunity for our production community to come together to network and support ongoing projects.

GET YOUR TIX NOW ... and bring a friend:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pwift-armchair-series-amy-tiehel-tammy-tiehel-stedman-tickets-34517965163


JUNE 6th @ The University of the Arts-Connelly Auditorium -- 6-8pm


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 comes from MONGRAM, VIDEOSMITH and SHAKE AUDIO POST, and includes a Producer, DP, Post Supervisor and Sound Mixer 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!


FOR TIX:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-360o-view-of-360-productions-tickets-34707743796

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