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.
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 fund-raising package.
The 2014 SIM 2.0 was 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, Jungian expert, writer and master teacher, Dr. Carolyn
Mamchur; professional Story Editor, Linda Coffey; Filmmaker/Acting Instructor, G. Christianne Hirt Shaw,
Producer Lael McCall (Principia Productions), Michele McMahon (Bell
Media), Maureen Levitt (Super Channel), John Dippong (Telefilm Canada), and an ensemble
cast of ten professional (ACTRA) actors from across Canada.
DIRECTORS SELECTED FOR the WIDC 2014 SIM 2.0:
Valerie Buhagiar (ON), Kirsten Gauthier (BC), Jane Hancock (BC),
Patricia Harris Seeley (AB), Kathleen Hepburn (BC),
Gail Maurice (ON), Brianne Nord-Stewart (BC), Terri Wynnyk (AB)
NEXT DEADLINE: TBA
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.
April 15, 2014 (for Toronto Session, June 18 to 21, 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 next WIDC program session as part of the Award pacakge. See link to application below.
FOR WIDC DIRECTOR ALUMNAE ONLY
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 next WIDC program session as part of the application proposal.
Directors send your application portfolio in a ZIP file or link to Dropbox folder to:
NEXT DEADLINE: TBA
~Congratulations WIDC AWARD WINNERS~
WIDC Nominee to Telefilm Micro Budget Program
WIDC Feature Film Award2014 Recipient
will be presented at the WIDC Launch Event, June 9, 2014 at BANFF
Siobhan Devine ~ 2013
Marie Clements ~ 2012
Ana Valine ~ 2011 media release
WIDC Directors' Chairs (Banff)
WIDC 2014 ACP Director Bios
WIDC CAM 2013-14
Meghna Haldar & Jacqueline Hynes - St John's
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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A non-profit organization based in West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA.