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Ready to Write for Scripted TV?

August 16th, 2015

WIFTA is excited to host Pilar Alessandra with her ground-breaking and TV PILOT AND NEW SERIES WORKSHOP. Learn how to break story on your half-hour and one-hour pilot.  This is a four and a half hour intensive workshop designed to help writers: Identify the tone and scope of their series. Break story on the original […]

Member Spotlight

August 16th, 2015

Board Member, Lisa Moore discusses overcoming discrimination. Like many professional women, Lisa Moore has fought through discrimination based on gender and/or appearances. Of all places Lisa encountered it, she was most surprised to find it in a university law professor’s office. Lisa, who has just finished 12 years as the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts’ […]

WIFTA SHORT FILM SHOWCASE AND RECEPTION, SEPTEMBER 14th AND 15th

August 28th, 2014

PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY: http://wiftafilmseries2015.eventbrite.com/ ABOUT Each year, Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) hosts a short film showcase that highlights the work of talented filmmakers throughout the Southeast and beyond. We accept entries from independent filmmakers from all genres – drama, comedy, action, sci-fi, animation, spiritual/gospel, documentary and experimental.  The films must have strong […]

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Interview with Former CNN Anchorman Daniel Viotto

August 19th, 2015

  Sir Anthony Hopkins.  Denzel Washington.  Tom Cruise.  Will Smith.  These are top billing Hollywood actors that we love to watch on-screen either for their raw talent or sex appeal; or a little bit of both.  Being on television or on the big screen is not reserved for top billing actors; however.  There are some […]

Edutainment – Script v. Screenplay

August 13th, 2015

Edutainment – learning about film and television one word at a time. These two words – script and screenplay – are used erroneously in the world of film and television interchangeably.  Although these words are very similar, they are  distinct.  The definitions of these words below come from the IMDb Glossary page. Script “A general […]

The Afterthought – Born Again Virgin Television Show Review

August 6th, 2015

Afterthought – Reel Focus Editor’s initial reaction to a new television show, new film release or television show season premiere. I really like watching some of the shows on TVOne particularly the show Fatal Attraction, which reminds me of the television show on Oxygen called Snapped. I can also catch some of my other favorites such as Unsung, A Different World and […]