WIFT-AT offers a variety of amazing educational programs for everyone in the film, television, and media based industries throughout the year and at our annual Women Making Waves Conference.

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Making waves

The annual Women Making Waves Conference celebrates, empowers, and connects film, television, and screen-based media industry professionals. Head to our website below to learn more.

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Mentor Match Program

Announced at the 10th Annual Women Making Waves conference in March 2020, WIFT-AT’s Mentor Match Program, supported by Telefilm Canada, was launched in April 2020. The goal of this program was to provide members at different levels of experience, the formalized opportunity to learn from, guide, and support each other through a series of focused one-on-one sessions over a nine-month period.

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New Waves

Sponsored by CTV, New Waves offers an entry-level education covering aspects of the screen industry.

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Pitch competition

Presented by CBC, the Pitch Competition offers WIFT-AT members the opportunity to pitch a short film concept. The winner is given financial and in-kind assistance producing their pitched project.

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Talent To Watch

WIFT-AT is pleased to announce the guidelines for the Industry Partner Stream of Telefilm Canada’s Talent to Watch program for 2022. Talent to Watch supports emerging filmmakers looking to finance the production stage of their first feature film project. As an Industry Partner, WIFT-AT can nominate one production in the Main component, and one production in the Indigenous component. Filmmakers have until April 5, 11:59 pm, to submit their application to WIFT-AT. After that, a peer jury will make recommendation decisions.

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