How Legislation Gets Passed in the Midnight Hour


Explaining the legislative process from start to finish
Roles people can play to be active within the process
Why is it important for you to be active & who writes these bills?
Potential threats to tax incentives
HB 199, Georgia Entertainment Industry Post-production Investment Act

Moderator: Lee Morin, Attorney
Panelists: Jill Chambers, Business Consultant/Lobbyist
Lewis A. Massey, Lobbyist/Partner – Massey, Watson, Bowers & Hembree LLC.

Wednesday, May 24th
Georgia Public Broadcasting
260 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
6:30PM – 9PM

Click here to register. 

Actor’s Track: Owning Your Oneness with One-Liners

Victoria Spencer Smith will be challenging your 5 lines-and-under acting chops with ​TV ​and film scripts. This workshop is perfect if you are a beginner or seasoned actor who just needs to be reminded of a few amazing tools. She will start with a few Meisner exercises to get us connected and in our body​ ​and then we will​l go ​until everyone feels confident in their 5 lines-and-​u​nder material.

Wednesday, May 17

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Atlanta Movie Tours | 327 Nelson Street, Atlanta, GA 30313

6:30pm – 9:00pm

FREE for WIFTA Members | $25 Guests

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WIFTA Short Film Showcase 2017


Each year Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), often in conjunction with Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI), hosts a short film showcase that highlights the work of talented filmmakers throughout the Southeast and beyond. There is a focus, of course, on uplifting the works of strong women filmmakers, crews, and leads. We accept entries from independent filmmakers from all genres – drama, comedy, action, sci-fi animation, spiritual/gospel, documentary and experimental.

This year the Showcase will take place in late July at a venue to be announced. In an effort to merge the art and film communities in Atlanta, WIFTA is connecting with local artists to to include a local performance art piece in the Showcase.

Awards & Prizes

  • Best Short Film – $500 Prize
  • Best Actor
  • Best Director
  • Best Female Representation


  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Documentary
  • Action
  • Sci-Fi
  • Animation
  • Spiritual/Gospel
  • Experimental

Enter your film and read the rules:


April Monthly Mixer Special Offer: Bring a Friend & Get $10 Off Membership



Join WIFTA in growing our numbers and a female presence in the industry! We’re aiming for 100 new members in 2017. Bring a friend and network with us over FREE pizza and drink specials for an exclusive offer – $10 off a new or renewed WIFTA membership for all mixer attendees!

Thursday, April 6: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m

Rize Artisan Pizza + Salads
675 North Highland Avenue Northeast #1000
Atlanta, GA 30306

Special thanks to Rize Pizza for sponsoring our FREE pizza and drink specials!