Sixth Annual Women in Film Festival Vancouver

This weekend, March 4 – 6, the Vancity Theatre will host the 6th Annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival.

There are a lot of amazing events this year:

DIGITAL MEDIA FORUM (Mar 4)

PITCH SESSION (Mar 4)

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE (Mar 4, 5)

OPENING NIGHT SPOTLIGHT AWARDS & FILM (Mar 4)

NETWORKING LUNCH (Mar 5)

FILMS (Mar 5, 6)

With the WIFTI Short Film Showcase screening celebrating International Women’s Day (Mar 8)

This year, the Digital Media Forum boasts a fantastic line-up of panelists covering an array of topics, that promise a must for this decade of filmmakers. Here’s how the day will unfold:

9:30 – 11:00 AM Introduction and Panel #1 Focus on Innovation

A group of visionary digital media professionals discuss the next-gen applications of technology.

From the implementation of new communication technologies to the gamification of everyday life, the discussion will touch on how digital media will affect the future.

Moderated by Justine Bizzocchi
Panelists: Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin, Rochelle Grayson, Rae Hull

 

11:15 – 12:30 PM Panel #2 New Trends in Social Media

Social media mavens discuss the new trends in socializing and marketing. How can Twitter grow? Have Facebook members revolted against the marketing machine? What’s next?

Moderated by Sarah Muff
Panelists: Nadia Aly, Rebecca Coleman, Nimisha Mukerji

 

1:30 – 2:45 PM Panel #3 Start-Up Upstarts

Digital pioneers partnering in new technologies. Profiling women entrepreneurs in all areas of the digital realm: communication, gaming and social media marketing.

Moderated by Danika Dinsmore
Panelists: Kirsten Forbes, Angel Pui, Moyra Rodger

 

3:00 – 4:30 PM Panel #4 Nice Work if You Can Get It

How do to turn your passion for digital media into a career? Where do you start and what skills do you need? Panellists include an experienced game producer, a writer new to the gaming world, and a front-line social media marketer.

Moderated by Dina Grskovich
Panelists: Bryna Dabby, Bonnie Jean Mah, Melissa Wood

 

Check out the festival at:

Festival Blog: www.womeninfilmfestival.blogspot.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/womeninfilm

Twitter: www.twitter.com/VWIFF2011

YouTube: www.youtube.com/WIFFVancouver

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