Women in Film and Television (South Africa)

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Women in Film and Television (South Africa) (WIFTSA) is the South Africa chapter of Women in Film and Television International WIFTI, a not-for-profit network of women dedicated to advancing the professional development and empowerment of women working in the film and television industry. WIFTI has more than 10,000 members across a network of 37 member organizations.

WIFTSA is an inclusive organization for women of all backgrounds whose members work at all levels of the industry - from the owners of production companies to directors, entertainment lawyers, actresses, camerawomen, make-up artists and students.

WIFTSA organizes networking events, summits, development programmes and lecture series for its members. WIFTSA additionally runs an annual film festival: Women's Month Celebration which screens films and documentaries by South African women.

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WIFTSA was founded in 2005 by Fiona Tudor Price with support from the Cape Film Commission, Atomic Productions, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the Sithenghi Film Festival.

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