June 8 Deadline: Apply Today for the All Access Pass Award!

AAPA 2013 June 8 Deadline: Apply Today for the All Access Pass Award!


DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 8th:

Ready to take your career to the next level? WIFT-AT is offering its members a chance to experience all of the film festivals Atlantic Canada has to offer, plus a weekend pass to the prestigious Women Making Waves Conference in March 2014. You have until Saturday, June 8th to submit your application for the All Access Pass Award (AAPA).

This award is given annually to a deserving WIFT-AT member working in the screen-based media whose career will be assisted by the award. (Don’t worry if you’re not yet a member of WIFT-AT, memberships are only $45 and are valid for one year.)

Along with delegate passes to eight festivals, the Award also offers professional development meetings, local accommodations, representatives at each festival to guide the AAPA recipient and $1,400 cash!

The All Access Pass Award is not limited to filmmakers, but is open to any WIFT-AT full member working in the industry whose career has reached the point where she believes the AAPA will be useful in furthering the trajectory of her career.

The application deadline is Saturday June 8th at 5pm AST. The recipient will be notified of their win by June 21, 2013. The official announcement of the successful candidate will take place June 24, 2013 at the WIFT-AT Annual General Meeting. The award recipient agrees to keep this news confidential until the official announcement. It is recognized the award recipient may not be available for the formal announcement, however we hope the recipient can attend in person.

 

Please review the complete AAPA Guidelines before submitting an application.  You can submit your online application HERE!

 


May 6: All Access Pass Award 2013 Now Accepting Applications!

Ready to take your career to the next level? Women in Film and Television-Atlantic (WIFT-AT) is offering its members a chance to experience all of the film festivals Atlantic Canada has to offer, plus a weekend pass to the prestigious Women Making Waves Conference in March 2014. You have until Saturday, June 1st to submit your application for the WIFT-AT All Access Pass Award (AAPA). This award is given annually to a deserving WIFT-AT member working in the screen-based media whose career will be assisted by the award. (Don’t worry if you’re not yet a member of WIFT-AT, memberships are only $45 and are valid for one year. Click here to join)

Along with delegate passes to eight festivals, the Award also offers professional development meetings, local accommodations, representatives at each festival to guide the AAPA recipient and $1,400 cash!

The All Access Pass Award is not limited to filmmakers, but is open to any WIFT-AT full member working in the industry whose career has reached the point where she believes the AAPA will be useful in furthering the trajectory of her career.

The following will be awarded to the successful female recipient:
- one year annual membership to WIFT-AT for 2014/15
- one delegate pass to the annual WIFT-AT Women Making Waves annual conference (March)

PLUS One delegate pass to every major film festival in Atlantic Canada including:
- Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival (HIFF) (April)
- Island Media Arts Festival (IMAF) in PEI (May)
- OUTeast Film Festival in Halifax, NS (June)
- Nickel Independent Film Festival in Newfoundland (June)
- Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) in Halifax, NS (September)
- St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) in Newfoundland (October)
- Silver Wave Film Festival (SWFF) in Fredericton, NB (November)
- International Festival of Francophone Film and Video in Acadie (FICFA) in Moncton, NB (November)

PLUS Two nights accommodation at the Lord Nelson to be used during the AFF or Women Making Waves

PLUS One-on-One meetings with WIFT-AT representatives at each festival to discuss professional development and $1,400 cash to be used at the recipient’s discretion (recommended as expense money for the festivals).

The deadline for applications is Saturday, June 1st, 2013. Only online applications submitted through www.wift-at.com will be accepted. The recipient will be notified of their win by June 21, 2013. The official announcement of the successful candidate will take place June 24, 2013 at the WIFT-AT Annual General Meeting.

NOTE: Although the WIFT-AT All Access Pass Award does include some nights’ accommodation as outlined above, it does not include airfare or travel. Additional expenses are the responsibility of the award recipient. The cash award should be used to offset expenses.

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 fourth year as the Atlantic Canada Chapter.

Contact:
Jan Miller
Chair, Women in Film & Television–Atlantic (WIFT-AT)
Tel: 902-823-1409
Email: jmiller@lowenbe.ca

May 6: PEI Pulse

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PEI filmmaker and WIFT-AT member, Millefiore Clarkes recently had her short lyrical documentary film ONCE again TORONTO screened at the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival, alongside her music video Stealin’ for musician Catherine MacLellan. ONCE again TORONTO is also currently selected in the National Screen Institute’s Online Film Festival and can be viewed here

Island Media Arts Festival 2013

WIFT-AT member Cheryl Wagner is up to her pierced earlobes in all things IMAF2013 – the Island Media Arts Festival  – that runs from May 23rd to 26th in Charlottetown.

Cheryl is coordinating this much-anticipated event which includes working with the committee selecting from almost 100 entries from every Atlantic province, scheduling the nine screenings and three industry panels, and planning the parties, her true talent.

For the first time in the 4 year history of the festival IMAF2013 will include feature films and is excited to be bringing both The Disappeared and Blackbird to PEI.

IMAF2013’s closing night is the CBC GALA and AWARDS  night which showcases Island films exclusively  will include works by WIFT-Atlantic members Mille Clarkes, JoDee Samuleson, Louise Lalonde and Jenna MacMillan. Plus Harmony Wagner’s Queen of the Crows, the winner of last year’s  CBC 3-2-1 Award will debut.

Cheryl hopes WIFT-Atlantic members will come to ‘ the little film festival of big dreams’. And she promises . . FREE POPCORN !

For more info go to: www.imaf.ca or contact Cheryl Wagner at imafcurator@gmail.com

Apr 8: What’s Happening at WIFT-AT

HIFF2013 Logo Apr 8: Whats Happening at WIFT ATHalifax Independent Filmmakers Festival (HIFF)

Location: Bus Stop Theatre/NSCAD University/Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
Date/Time: April 6-12th
Description: The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival (HIFF) is dedicated to the exhibition of film and video as art in a noncompetitive setting free from commercial agendas. Focusing on the short film as a form of expression and on Canadian artists, the 7th Annual HIFF takes place April 6-12, 2013. Be sure to check out the WIFT-AT Women in Film Showcase on Wednesday, April 10th at 9pm.

Watch the HIFF Trailer here:

Loud and Clear: Finding your Voice in Music and Film

Location: RCA LSPU HALL Cox & Palmer Second Space, 3 Victoria St. St. John’s, NL
Date/Time: Friday April 19, 1 – 2 pm, with networking opportunity to follow
Description:  The RCA Lunch at the Hall Series partners with The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, Women in Film and Television – Atlantic and Lawnya Vawnya to present this panel on the experience of women in film and music. Do women struggle with different confidence issues than men? Want some inspiration to just keep plowing forward, believing in what you do and putting yourself and your projects out there?  Filmmakers Elsa Morena and Latonia Hartery join musicians Amy Rigby and Lisa Bozikovic to discuss their experiences when it comes to issues of confidence, perseverance, rejection, rewards, motivation and momentum.

For more info, visit www.rca.nf.ca or contact Sarah Smellie at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival at 754-3141.

Reel Talk: Conversations with Women in Film and Television – Featuring Writer/Actor Jackie Torrens

Location: Carbon Arc Cinema at the Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer Street (Museum of Natural History), Halifax, NS
Date/Time: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
Description: Women in Film and Television-Atlantic and Carbon Arc welcome writer/actor Jackie Torrens as the featured guest at their monthly, live interview series. Jackie will be in conversation with writer Vicki Grant. WIFT-AT members are FREE, non-WIFT-AT members $6.

Feb 11: NS Pulse

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  • CALL FOR ENTRIES – Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival 2013

Deadline: February 15, 2013

HIFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for four screening programs at the 2013 festival:

-WIFT-AT Atlantic Women In Film Screening: Recent short works from women writers, producers, or directors from Atlantic Canada

-Atlantic Narrative Screening: Recent narrative short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

-Atlantic Experimental Screening: Recent experimental short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

-Music Video Showcase: Recent music videos made by Canadian filmmakers.

Visit www.hiff.ca for more information.

  • AFCOOP’s Grants for Filmmakers

AFCOOP’s Filmmaking Grants support the production of local independent films through financial and in-kind assistance. This year AFCOOP is pleased to announce a slate of new grants available to filmmakers working at a variety of levels and practicing in different mediums.

The First Thing
Deadline: ongoing (up to 3 awarded per year)
- $100 cash honorarium to cover material costs; $500 in kind gear and facilities; 3 x workshops of your choice; Associate Membership; 3 x 1hr meetings with an AFCOOP mentor
For: beginner filmmaker with little to no filmmaking experience.

Feedback Loop
Deadline: ongoing
- 3 x 1hr feedback sessions with your choice of an experienced mentor (i.e. screenwriter, director, producer, editor or cinematographer).
These meetings are meant for you to gain feedback on your project (not for them to do work for you!). Mentors will be selected from senior AFCOOP members and the community based on the nature of your project.
For: Anyone.

Digital Cinema Tool-kit
Deadline: ongoing
Weekend rental of AFCOOP’s new digital cinema tool kit (over $600 in value) including: AF100 Camera, Pix, Stabilizing unit, Field monitor, Matt box, Follow focus, 6 PL lenses, rails, and Sound kit.
For: AFCOOP Full Members. Equipment must be used by a qualified operator. In order to be cleared on this gear you (or you operator) need to have either taken a workshop on it or prove your competency to the Technical Coordinator in advance of your booking.

HOW TO APPLY
Application forms can be downloaded on-line at www.afcoop.ca or can be picked up in person at the AFCOOP office.

Jan 14: NS Pulse

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  • Film Nova Scotia Rebranding

At the end of 2012, the Province of Nova Scotia announced the expansion of Film Nova Scotia’s mandate to support additional creative industries such as music and book publishing. The new agency, Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia, will act as a one-stop shop for the province’s creative businesses.

The new agency, which will be called Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia, will provide the expertise needed to help those entrepreneurs become more productive and globally competitive. To provide better access to programs, funding and support, a number of programs will move from NS Communities, Culture and Heritage to the new agency, including The Emerging Music Business Program (for new and emerging performers), The Music Nova Scotia Export Development Program (providing investment to emerging musicians), The Assistance to Book Publishers Program (investing in Nova Scotia-based book publishers and costs related to editorial, authors’ royalties, printing and marketing costs), and The Industry Growth Program (supporting culture industry projects related to export development). In the coming months Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia will engage in stakeholder consultations in order to acquire industry input and expertise, so stay tuned for opportunities to have your voice heard.

  • AFCOOP’s Grants for Filmmakers

AFCOOP’s Filmmaking Grants support the production of local independent films through financial and in-kind assistance. This year AFCOOP is pleased to announce a slate of new grants available to filmmakers working at a variety of levels and practicing in different mediums.

The First Thing
Deadline: ongoing (up to 3 awarded per year)
- $100 cash honorarium to cover material costs; $500 in kind gear and facilities; 3 x workshops of your choice; Associate Membership; 3 x 1hr meetings with an AFCOOP mentor
For: beginner filmmaker with little to no filmmaking experience.

Feedback Loop
Deadline: ongoing
- 3 x 1hr feedback sessions with your choice of an experienced mentor (i.e. screenwriter, director, producer, editor or cinematographer).
These meetings are meant for you to gain feedback on your project (not for them to do work for you!). Mentors will be selected from senior AFCOOP members and the community based on the nature of your project.
For: Anyone.

Digital Cinema Tool-kit
Deadline: ongoing
Weekend rental of AFCOOP’s new digital cinema tool kit (over $600 in value) including: AF100 Camera, Pix, Stabilizing unit, Field monitor, Matt box, Follow focus, 6 PL lenses, rails, and Sound kit.
For: AFCOOP Full Members. Equipment must be used by a qualified operator. In order to be cleared on this gear you (or you operator) need to have either taken a workshop on it or prove your competency to the Technical Coordinator in advance of your booking.

Super8
Deadline: January 14th 2013
- 2 x rolls of Super8 reversal film (colour or b&w); weekend camera rental; processing and shipping; telecine transfer (through AFCOOP’s telecine)
For: AFCOOP Full Members.

AFCOOP Open Grant
Deadline: January 14th 2013
- $500 cash honorarium to cover material costs; $1,000 in kind gear and facilities; 2 x free workshops (optional)
For: AFCOOP Full Members.

HOW TO APPLY
Application forms can be downloaded on-line at www.afcoop.ca or can be picked up in person at the AFCOOP office.

  • CALL FOR ENTRIES – Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival 2013

Deadline: February 15, 2013

HIFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for four screening programs at the 2013 festival:

WIFT-AT Atlantic Women In Film Screening: Recent short works from women writers, producers, or directors from Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Narrative Screening: Recent narrative short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

Atlantic Experimental Screening: Recent experimental short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

Music Video Showcase: Recent music videos made by Canadian filmmakers.

Visit www.hiff.ca for more information.

NS Pulse is compiled by Chris Pauley. Chris is a composer and the owner/operator of Evil Twin Music. He has been playing music since he was a kid, and writing music for the media for fifteen years. Check out his work at www.eviltwinmusic.ca, on Facebook and on Twitter @EvilTwinMusic.

November 2012 – NS Pulse

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Nova Scotia filmmaker Andrea Dorfman has received an Emmy nomination in the 33rd News and Documentary Emmy Awards for her film Flawed. The film tells her simple, touching story through watercolour paintings about self-love and acceptance. It was nominated in the “New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Documentaries” category.

AFCOOP’s Winter General Meeting (and Holiday Bash!) Thursday December 13th, 6:30pm
Full Members must send regrets to admin@afcoop.ca

The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in AFCOOP is welcome to attend! If you would like to become a Full Member of the co-op please contact us in advance of the meeting to confirm your eligibility: membership@afcoop.ca

FILM 5 is happy to welcome a new slate of teams and productions to the Development phase of the program. Over the next two months, participants will attend professional development workshops and refine their production plans.
Naomi-Joy Blackhall-Butler & Stephanie Clattenburg
Lora Campbell, Brian MacQuarrie & Lisa Rose Snow
Greig Oldford & Darin Roche
Kristen Swinkels & Bretten Hannam
Luke Freemand & Nicholas Bevan-John
Graeme Pass & Jonathan McKay
Heather Young & Brittany Amos
Click here for more info about FILM 5.

AFCOOP’s Filmmaking Grants support the production of local independent films through financial and in-kind assistance. This year AFCOOP is pleased to announce a slate of new grants available to filmmakers working at a variety of levels and practicing in different mediums.

The First Thing
Deadline: ongoing (up to 3 awarded per year)
- $100 cash honorarium to cover material costs; $500 in kind gear and facilities; 3 x workshops of your choice; Associate Membership; 3 x 1hr meetings with an AFCOOP mentor
For: beginner filmmaker with little to no filmmaking experience.

Feedback Loop
Deadline: ongoing
- 3 x 1hr feedback sessions with your choice of an experienced mentor (i.e. screenwriter, director, producer, editor or cinematographer). These meetings are meant for you to gain feedback on your project (not for them to do work for you!). Mentors will be selected from senior AFCOOP members and the community based on the nature of your project.
For: Anyone.

Digital Cinema Tool-kit
Deadline: ongoing
Weekend rental of AFCOOP’s new digital cinema tool kit (over $600 in value) including: AF100 Camera, Pix, Stabilizing unit, Field monitor, Matt box, Follow focus, 6 PL lenses, rails, and Sound kit.
For: AFCOOP Full Members. Equipment must be used by a qualified operator. In order to be cleared on this gear you (or you operator) need to have either taken a workshop on it or prove your competency to the Technical Coordinator in advance of your booking.

Super8
Deadline: January 14th 2013
- 2 x rolls of Super8 reversal film (colour or b&w); weekend camera rental; processing and shipping; telecine transfer (through AFCOOP’s telecine)
For: AFCOOP Full Members.

AFCOOP Open Grant
Deadline: January 14th 2013
- $500 cash honorarium to cover material costs; $1,000 in kind gear and facilities; 2 x free workshops (optional)
For: AFCOOP Full Members.

HOW TO APPLY
Application forms can be downloaded on-line at www.afcoop.ca or can be picked up in person at the AFCOOP office.

Arts Nova Scotia Funding- Grants to Individuals
Deadline: December 15, 2012
http://novascotia.ca/cch/investing/artsns-funding/individuals/
The program supports the creation of new works by professional artists in all disciplines including fine crafts, literary, visual, media and performing arts. It also promotes a broad understanding and appreciation of art and artists through professional development, creation and presentation of work. Individual artists may submit one application per grant per deadline. To encourage equitable distribution of funds, artists can only receive one Creation Grant in a 12-month period.

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival 2013
HIFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for four screening programs at the 2013 festival:

WIFT-AT Atlantic Women In Film Screening: Recent short works from women writers, producers, or directors from Atlantic Canada
Atlantic Narrative Screening: Recent narrative short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.
Atlantic Experimental Screening: Recent experimental short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.
Music Video Showcase: Recent music videos made by Canadian filmmakers.

The deadline for entries is February 15, 2013. Click here for the Submission Form and for more details.

NS Pulse is compiled by Chris Pauley. Chris is a composer and the owner/operator of Evil Twin Music. He has been playing music since he was a kid, and writing music for the media for fifteen years. Check out his work at www.eviltwinmusic.ca, on Facebook and on Twitter @EvilTwinMusic.

October 2012 NS Pulse

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Noted as a top festival in Canada, the 32nd Atlantic Film Festival was held from September 13th–20th in Halifax. Screenings from WIFT-AT members such as Ashley McKenzie, Britany Sparrow, Eva Madden and Lara Cassidy were held. Winners at the awards ceremony included:

•  Honourable Mention for Best Atlantic Feature: The Disappeared (Shandi Mitchell)

•  Best Atlantic Emerging Director: Ashley McKenzie, for When You Sleep

•  The First Feature Project: Bunker 6 Producer: Rebecca Sharratt, Writer/Director: Greg Jackson

•  Script Development Award: The Magic of Boxer Connor (Wanda Nolan)

A full list of winners can be found here.

FILM 5 2012/13 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2012

FILM 5 is a professional film-training program for Writers, Directors and Producers culminating in the opportunity to produce a five-minute film.

The program provides:

- Cash and services to produce a five-minute film

- Mentorship and instruction from industry professionals

- Relationship building opportunities with the local film community

Application guidelines and form are available on the AFCOOP web-site: www.afcoop.ca

AFCOOP’S FALL GENERAL MEETING

Tuesday October 2nd, 6:30pm

AFCOOP Office, 5663 Cornwallis Street, Suite 101

Full Members must send regrets to admin@afcoop.ca

The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in AFCOOP is welcome to attend! If you would like to become a Full Member of the co-op please contact Greg in advance of the meeting to confirm your eligibility: admin@afcoop.ca. AFCOOP GM’s are a great networking opportunity for folks in the film and media arts communities. Come find out what we’ve been up to at the co-op and learn a bit about what the next season holds.

TELEFILM CANADA’S MICRO-BUDGET PRODUCTION PROGRAM

Deadline: November 1st, 2012

AFCOOP is pleased to announce Telefilm Canada’s new Micro-Budget Feature Film program. Through the program AFCOOP can recommend one project and team per year to be sent to the national selection committee at Telefilm. From there, Telefilm will select eight to ten projects to receive a non-repayable financial contribution of up to $120,000 per project.

The project must be a fictional or a documentary feature length film destined for distribution to the public on one or more platforms. To be eligible, an applicant must be a student or a recent graduate of a production program such as FILM 5, or a recent member of a film cooperative including AFCOOP. If you’re a graduate of an AFCOOP program like FILM 5 from 2009 to now, or if you’ve been a member of AFCOOP from 2009 until now, you’re eligible to apply.

Applicants to the Recommendation Phase are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Micro-Budget Production Program Guidelines prior to applying to AFCOOP to ensure they and their project are fully eligible to apply to the Program. The Guidelines and FAQ available on Telefilm’s website. Deadline for applying to AFCOOP for a letter of recommendation is: Nov. 1st 2012

For more info: click here

ARTS NOVA SCOTIA FUNDING – GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS

Deadline: December 15, 2012

The program supports the creation of new works by professional artists in all disciplines including fine crafts, literary, visual, media and performing arts. It also promotes a broad understanding and appreciation of art and artists through professional development, creation and presentation of work. Individual artists may submit one application per grant per deadline.

To encourage equitable distribution of funds, artists can only receive one Creation Grant in a 12-month period.

For more info: click here

CALL FOR ENTRIES – HALIFAX INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL 2013

Deadline: February 15, 2013

HIFF is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for four screening programs at the 2013 festival:

Atlantic Narrative Screening: Recent narrative short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

WIFT-AT Atlantic Women In Film Screening: Recent short works from women writers, producers, or directors from Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Experimental Screening: Recent experimental short works from Atlantic Canadian writers, producers, or directors.

Music Video Showcase: Recent music videos made by Canadian filmmakers.

NS Pulse is compiled by Chris Pauley. Chris is a composer and the owner/operator of Evil Twin Music. He has been playing music since he was a kid, and writing music for the media for fifteen years. Check out his work at www.eviltwinmusic.ca, on Facebook and on Twitter @EvilTwinMusic.

All Access Pass Award DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 15th!

We want to award our WIFT-AT members a chance to experience all of the film festivals Atlantic Canada has to offer.  But wait, there’s more!  Along with delegate passes to seven festivals, we’re also going to give one worthy female recipient professional development meetings, local accommodations, representatives at each festival to show them around and $1,000 cash!

Ready to take your career to the next level?  Apply online today for the All Access Pass Award!

Click HERE for the online application.  Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 15th.

 

The All New WIFT-AT All Access Pass Award

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Karen Wentzell introduces the "All Access Pass" Award at the 2012 Women Making Waves Conference.

The Board of Directors of WIFT-At is extremely pleased to announce the new All Access Pass Award to be given annually to a deserving female working in screen-based media whose career will be assisted by the award. The award is not limited to filmmakers, but is open to any female working in the industry whose career has reached the point where it is deemed the award will be useful in furthering the trajectory of their career.

The following will be awarded to the successful female recipient:
- one year annual membership to WIFT-AT
- one delegate pass to the annual WIFT-AT Women Making Waves (WMW) annual conference (March)

PLUS

one delegate pass to every major film festival in Atlantic Canada including:
- Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival (HIFF) (April)
- Island Media Arts festival (IMAF) in PEI (May)
- OUTeast Film Festival in Halifax, N.S. (June)
- Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) in Halifax, N.S. (September)
- Three nights accommodation at the Lord Nelson to be used during the AFF or Women Making Waves conference
- St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) in Newfoundland (October)
- Accommodations at the Quality Inn on Signal Hill
- New Brunswick Silver Wave Film Festival (SWFF) in Fredericton, N.B. (November)
- International Festival of Francophone Film and Video in Acadie (FICFA) in Moncton, N.B.(November)

PLUS

- One-on-One meetings with a WIFT-AT representative at each festival to discuss professional development
- $1,000 cash to be used at the recipient’s discretion. Recommended as expense money for the festivals

The application deadline is Friday, June 1st, 2012. The recipient will be notified of their win in mid-summer so they can make plans for the festival circuit which begins in September. However, the official announcement of the successful candidate will take place in September, 2012 at the annual WIFT-AT Annual General Meeting during the AFF.

The complete guidelines will be available April 1st on the WIFT-AT website www.wift-at.com

NOTE: The WIFT-AT All Access Pass Award does not include airfare, travel or hotel expenses. Additional expenses are the responsibility of the award recipient. The cash award should be used to offset expenses.