Programs, Events and Initiatives

WIFT NSW provides a number of programs, events and initiatives throughout the year for members. These include the MentorHer Program (previously Big Screen Sister Mentorship),  In The Works test screening nights for members' films in an affordable and supportive environment, WIFT Film Club screenings celebrating female filmmakers as well as workshops and panel discussions.

Upcoming Dates

  • NOW CLOSED - WIFT Australia MentorHer Program 
    MentorHer is a three month program that facilitates mentorships between emerging, early career, or those looking to shift into a new area in the screen industry, and experienced practitioners. The initiative offers support and guidance to help further
    careers in all areas of the screen industry.
    Click here for updates

  • Blowin’ Up Screening co-presented by WIFT NSW | Antenna Film Festival
    6.30pm | 11 October at Verona Cinemas
    Click here for tickets & details

  • Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Survey Report Launch | Adelaide Film Festival
    11am - Friday 12 October 2018
    Adelaide Film Festival - Adelaide Studios
    Click here for tickets & details

  • Meet & Greet with Screenworks & WIFT | Byron Bay Film Festival
    5pm - Thursday 18 October 2018
    Please join us in welcoming visiting filmmakers and catching up with old friends at the Byron Bay Film Festival - Free childcare provided by WIFT is available for this event!
    Click here for tickets & details

  • Submissions Close - Making It Possible One-Day Courses
    Closes Midnight 21 October
    The pilot program is a free one-day course with follow-up mentorship, for women in the screen industry whose careers have been impacted due to parenting and caring responsibilities. Calls for submissions for Sydney and Penrith now open with Bega, Byron and Dubbo to come. Head to for more information & submission form.

  • Women Alive! Festival | Glenbrook Public School Blue Mountains
    10am - Saturday 27 October 2018
    WIFT NSW will have a booth at the festival, come say hi!
    Click here for tickets & details

  • Making It Possible - Penrith Course
    Wednesday 28 November 2018
    Applications close 21 October - Head to for more information & submission form.

  • Making It Possible - Sydney Course
    Friday 7 December 2018
    Applications close 21 October - Head to for more information & submission form.

  • WIFT NSW AGM & End of Year Drinks | Location tbc
    Thursday night 13 December
    Stay tuned for details.

Stay tuned as we announce our new programs over the coming months.