April meeting: Success in Casting the Independent Project

April 15th, 2016

Announcing the exciting addition of Rachel Winter, producer of Krystal (now shooting with William H. Macy directing) and Dallas Buyers Club to our indie casting panel! And thanks to the generosity of our hosts Sim Digital/Bling and sponsors CORT Furniture, we’ve added 25 more seats…but they’ll go quick!        April 27th, 7:00 –
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April 7th – WIFTA and New Mavericks celebrate women directors!

March 26th, 2016

In lieu of our monthly mixer, WIFTA proudly joins with Atlanta Film Festival’s New Mavericks to celebrate Film Fatales – a group of women pursuing excellence in directing!  All WIFTA members are invited to a reception: April 7th 5:00 – 6:30 pm Gallery L1 828 Ralph McGill Blvd, Ste L1,  Atlanta, GA 30306   Grab a bite,
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The Writers Lab: Info and WIFTA discount

March 9th, 2016

WIFTA members can get a discount and application fee is only $30!                                      Email ExecutiveDirector@wifta.org for letter confirming membership.   Writers Lab 2016: Call for Submissions The Writers Lab, produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film
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Former WIFTA President Fran Burst Terranella to be honored

March 8th, 2016

Black Women Film Network 2016 Untold Stories Winners include Fran Burst Terranella, who served as WIFTA president not once, but twice! She will be honored by the Black Women Film Network on Friday, March 11 at 11:00AM, at the “Untold Stories” Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at the Intercontinental Buckhead (3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
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Recap: Pop-Up Event with “Devious Maids” Director Mary Lou Belli

March 3rd, 2016

On Saturday, February 20, “Devious Maids” director Mary Lou Belli shared her expertise with WIFTA members and guests from the industry. Mary Lou surprised the attendees with a request – to move the chairs from a standard lecture set-up to a more comfortable and intimate circle. Mary Lou explained her career path and then dove
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Are you camera ready?

March 2nd, 2016

HELP WIFTA SUPPORT GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING ON-AIR; WE NEED 2 MORE VOLUNTEERS! This will be a great experience to work and bond with members!  We had lots of fun when we did this in December.  We got exposure for WIFTA and raised $ for GPB’s excellent programming.  Join us! Date: Sunday, March 20, 6:30PM to 11:30PM Volunteer
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General membership meeting this Wednesday!

February 22nd, 2016

Join us for an update on 2016 WIFTA plans and a presentation on tax tips:   The Bottom Line for Above the Line and Below the Line! Please join us at the GPB Studios at 260 14th St from 7:00 – 9:00 pm as we gather to discuss all the excitement in Atlanta over WIFTA’s plans
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General Membership Meeting

February 17th, 2016

Tax Tips:  The bottom line for above the line and below the line “Can I deduct my cable bill?” “Would I be better off incorporating?” “Is my agent’s fee an allowed expense?” “What’s the difference between a professional and a hobbyist?” These are the kind of questions that may be keeping you up at night
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A WIFTA Pop-Up program for Directors, Producers and Actors:

February 13th, 2016

A Conversation with Mary Lou Belli – A Devious Maids Director   She also: Has won multiple Emmy awards Has over 20 years of experience in directing television Is co-author of three books: The NEW Sitcom Career Book, Acting for Young Actors and Directors Tell The Story Has judged at multiple film festivals including Newport Beach Film
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