Investing in Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders
The Foundation for WIFT-T raises funds to support the empowerment of women working in media through professional development programs and bursaries.
By supporting the Foundation for WIFT-T, you are playing a vital role in ensuring women have access to all the professional development tools they need to succeed — a strong and supportive network, key business and leadership skills and opportunities for personal and professional growth and promotion. Together we can empower young women to be leaders of tomorrow.
Founded in 1984, WIFT-T is a non-profit member-based organization of women and men working in screen-based media that supports the development and advancement of women in the industry. WIFT-T enables women to be capable, confident, connected and successful in their careers in screen-based media.
What People Are Saying
"WIFT-T is a key resource to provide the training and mentorship women need to reach the top levels of our industry as well as keep a competitive edge in the Digital Age. WIFT-T is more important than ever in ensuring that women’s role in the entertainment industry continues to grow."
— Virginia Thompson, President, Vérité Films, Read More
"The program refreshed my commitment to working on interactive projects as an important part of my creative process. It also helped to refine my focus on what technology to explore working with, user engagement and experience options and exposed me to various best practices case studies."
— Tamara Dawit, Gobez Media, Bursary Recipient, Digital Media Bootcamp ,
"What WIFT-T excels at is creating a supportive community where women can meet, network, voice our concerns, face common challenges, and celebrate our triumphs. No other organization does this for women filmmakers."
— Stephanie Law, Screenwriter