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Award Winning Short Filmmaker Megan Wennberg Guest at Reel Talk
(March 20, 2012) On Friday, March 30th Reel Talk: Conversations with Women in Film and Television features filmmaker Megan Wennberg, in conversation with writer Jessica Marsh. Megan’s film Flush was one of only a dozen short films featured on the 2012 WIFT-International Showcase DVD and her feature comedy THE PINK LADIES won the Inspired Script Award at the Atlantic Film Festival.
Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30th at The Khyber, 1588 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS as Women in Film and Television-Atlantic and Carbon Arc welcome filmmaker Megan Wennberg to Reel Talk: Conversations with Women in Film and Television. WIFT-AT members are FREE, non-WIFT-AT members $6.
“Reel Talk is a monthly one-on-one interview with one woman, in a focused, intimate setting, just like Inside The Actor’s Studio.” says Reel Talk organizer and WIFT-AT Board member Jessica Marsh. “It’s a great opportunity to get to know some fascinating women who work & make art in film and television.”
Have a beer or pop & some popcorn and sit in on the interview. Afterwards, people stay and chat with each other and the Reel Talk guest and host, and sometimes migrate to another location where the conversation continues, over a cup of tea or a glass of wine!
Megan Wennberg is a writer and filmmaker. Her most recent short films include FLUSH, SHADOWS AND SUNSHINE and BERNARD THE MAGICIAN. Her shorts have won awards at Hot Docs and the National Screen Institute, and her feature comedy THE PINK LADIES won the Inspired Script Award at the Atlantic Film Festival. Megan is currently developing the features 52 WORDS and FALLING IS LIKE THIS, and she recently received funding for her short drama SPIN THE BARREL. Megan graduated from the Canadian Film Centre’s Writers’ Lab in 2011.
WIFT, an international organization with 37 chapters and more than 10,000 members, was founded in 1973. It is committed to advancement for women in professional development and achievement in film, video and other screen-based media. WIFT-AT is celebrating its third year as the Atlantic Canada Chapter.