WIDC CAM in Toronto: April 15, 2014
see below for more details...
WIDC STORY INCUBATION MODULE (SIM) 2.0
Workshop Dates: March 13 to 23, 2014
This new Vancouver-based intensive 10-day workshop is a natural evolution of the WIDC SIM in Banff, and is open to WIDC Director Alumnae, as well as any other Canadian woman director, with a fiction screen play she is attached to direct. Led by acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker, Gaylene Preston, multiple award-winning WIDC Producer, Carol Whiteman, and supported by the expertise of a variety of industry specialists including, a Mentor Director (a seasoned female screen director, TBA), Jungian expert, writer and master teacher, Dr. Carolyn Mamchur; professional Story Editor, Linda Coffey; Filmmaker/Acting Instructor, G. Christianne Hirt Shaw, and an ensemble cast of professional (ACTRA) actors, 8 mid-career women screen directors and/or writer/directors will develop their
1) Leadership Skills,
2) Feature Film Script that they are preparing to direct, and
3) Create a Director's Prep Plan that will become part of their project’s fund-raising package.
EIGTH WOMEN DIRECTORS SELECTED PILOT SESSION OF WIDC SIM 2.0
To be announced next week!
NEXT DEADLINE: TBA
Director Applications must include:
Cover letter, Resume, 100-word Bio, Photo, Link to previous work,
A full feature film fiction script & 3 letters of reference
$50 + GST Application fee payable through PAYPAL (see top of page for link Back to the top).
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
WIDC CAREER ADVANCEMENT MODULE (CAM)
An intensive career coaching session with Industry professionals for up to four women filmmakers per session. Delivered in collaboration with Canada's three major International Women's Film Festivals (St John's, Vancouver, Toronto) applications are encouraged from Canadian women directors with a film screening at the festival; who are local to the festival city; or who are WIDC alumnae, with the aim to gain career focus and build greater industry confidence. Email Carol Whiteman for application criteria and process.
April 15, 2014 (for Toronto Session, June 2014)
WIDC FEATURE FILM AWARD
Open to any Canadian woman screen director; a prize valued at $120,000 in kind rentals from some of Canada's most prominent industry companies, towards a fiction feature film that she is set to direct; plus executive producing services and mentoring from CWWA. Applicants must agree to participate in the WIDC SIM 2.0 in Vancouver, March 13 to 23, 2014. See link to application below.
ANNUAL DEADLINE: January 31
FOR WIDC DIRECTOR ALUMNAE ONLY
ONGOING ADVANCEMENT MODULES
Telefilm Canada Micro Budget Program - WIDC Nominee
Open to ANY WIDC Director Alumna who is attached to direct a feature film that fits the criteria set out on the Telefilm Canada web site. All applications must include all materials required by Telefilm, plus script for live action feature film, for peer adjudication. Director applicants must also agree to participate in the WIDC SIM 2.0, in Vancouver, March 13 to 23, 2014 as part of the application proposal.
Directors send your application portfolio in a ZIP file to:
NEXT DEADLINE: TBA
~Congratulations WIDC AWARD WINNERS~
WIDC Nominee to Telefilm Micro Budget Program
Maureen Bradley ~ 2013
WIDC Feature Film Award
Siobhan Devine ~ 2013
Marie Clements ~ 2012
Ana Valine ~ 2011 media release
WIDC 2013 Directors' Chairs (Banff)
WIDC CAM 2013-14
Meghna Haldar & Jacqueline Hynes - St John's
TBA - Vancouver
TBA - Toronto
WIDC 15th Anniversary Newsletter
Creative Women Workshops Association
For more information contact:
|WIDC Workshop Producer, Carol Whiteman|
|The Banff Centre, Digital Film Coordinator, Mark Louie
|ACTRA National, Public Relations Officer, Carol Taverner
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CREATIVE WOMEN WORKSHOPS ASSOCIATION
A non-profit organization based in West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA.