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WIFTA Updates

 

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ISSUE 18

Women in Film and Television Atlanta is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television, video, and other screen based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion and inspire.

IN THIS ISSUE

OUR SPONSORS

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WoodruffLogoVR

3 STAR
GA Film Music & Digital Entertainment

Raleigh Studios

2 STAR

Kodak

Turner Broadcasting System

1 STAR

Atlanta Film Festival 365

Cinema Concepts

Film Finish

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Houghton Talent

Tyler Perry Studios

PC&E

Williams Turner & Mathis

Wolff Bros Post

YourAct Acting Studios Atlanta


SAVE THE WIFTA DATES!

Thrusday, January 27

WIFTA’s 2011 KICK-OFF EVENT

 

Sunday, February 27th

ACADEMY AWARDS / OSCAR PARTY

 

Tuesday, March 8

WIFTI-WIFTA Short Film Showcase

 

April 12, 2011

The Digital Moving Image Salon Presents the 7th Annual Reel ♀ event

Digital Doyennes: A Celebration of Female Digital Innovation Spelman College, Science Center Auditorium


 

PANAVISION OPENING RENTAL FACILITY IN ATLANTA

The 10,000 square ft operation is scheduled to open in February.

“We applaud the State of Georgia for taking a progressive position in providing significant financial incentives to filmmakers to attract business to the region,” said John Schrimpf, vp of U.S. regional operations at Panavision.


NATAS

Student Mentor Event

Saturday, February 5

9:30a – 3p

SCAD Atlanta

1600 Peachtree Street,

Atlanta, GA 30309

Details & registration information to follow!

National Academy of Arts & Sciences Southeast Chapter (NATAS) is a professional non-profit association dedicated to excellence in visual media.


Visit us at:

http://www.WIFTA.org

or call

770-621-5071

for more information.

Tandria Potts, WIFTA VP of Communications

 

 

JANUARY 2011 | PUBLISHED BY WIFTA

2011 WIFTA Annual Kick Off Postcard eblast

Excitement is in the air as Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA) 
sets the tone for 2011. Come celebrate with us and hear updates on exciting happenings within our organization and Georgia’s growing film and entertainment industry.

This year’s kick-off celebration is a great networking opportunity for both women and men interested in joining WIFTA; take this opportunity to meet members who are connected in the entertainment industry; get introduced to the newly appointed Board of Directors; find out about upcoming WIFTA programs and events; and get more involved in Georgia’s film and television industry!

Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 27th (7p to 9pm).

Don’t miss the 2011 WIFTA Kick Off!

Click Here to Register
WIFTA Members: FREE, Non-Members: $10, Students w/valid ID: $5
(cash, check or credit card payments accepted)

To learn more about WIFTA membership click here.


THE NEXT COOL THING at 1235 Chattahoochee Avenue, Atlanta, 30318

JANUARY 21-23, 2011

Hundreds of interior designers, film industry art department professionals, builders, suppliers and local manufacturers are busy  creating  sets for the most amazing display of creative collaboration for THE NEXT COOL THING.  This three day event will feature exhibits based on a film or television theme and showcase local talent and resources for the purpose of building the infrastructure  for the growing film and television industry as it explodes on to the scene spurred by the recent 30% tax incentives  for the State.

The Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) partnered with TO THE TRADE ONLY to create awareness nationally that Georgia is rich with local talent in addition to mild weather, fabulous shooting locations, an international airport and the production talent already located in the State.

The three day affair starts with a Red Carpet Cocktail event Friday, January 21, tickets $35. Tickets are available online. Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23, the event is open to the general public during the day, $10 entry fee.

Tickets are available online at www.nextcoolthingevent.com

2011 WIFTI-WIFTA SHORT FILM SHOWCASE

CALL FOR ENTRIES

WIFTI SHORTS FEST

 

ENTRY DEADLINE:
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

 
Women in Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) presents the Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) WIFTA Short Film Showcase.

The event will be held on March 8th in Atlanta, GA, and is seeking independent short films. All genres — drama, comedy, action, sci-fi, animation, spiritual/gospel, and experimental are accepted.

Click here for Submission Guidelines and Entry Form


WIFTA’S 36th ANNIVERSARY GALA WAS
A HUGE SUCCESS!

DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S CELEBRITY & INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS CELEBRATION…

PLAN AHEAD TO ATTEND WIFTA’S 37TH ANNIVERSARY GALA!!!

Details coming soon…

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Once again congratulations to this year’s honorees Kim Fields, Robin Meade and Georgia Production Partnership.

And special thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers and members for their support!


SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

SPECIAL THANKS TO WOLFF BROS POST FOR THEIR CONTINUING SUPPORT!

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MEMBERS ONLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Current Opportunities Posted!
Find out about a workshop with the opportunity to audition for your first paying voice over job! Click Here

Current Job Postings!
Log in now to see Jobs available for WIFTA members.

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Membership has its privileges – Log in now to see the exclusive discounts available only for WIFTA members.
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PO Box 52726 Atlanta, GA 30355 770.621.5071

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