You are the leaders of our industry. Many look to you for guidance and rely on your depth of knowledge. Because of you, we can.
At WIFT Toronto, we are committed to building on your legacy and recognizing your many trailblazing achievements. We are honoured to have you in our community as collaborators, mentors, and partners.
Let us help you stay connected with your peers, be current on the latest trends, and provide ways for you to engage with and mentor the next generation.
See our Programming Central page for a list of all our programs.
Learn how our targeted programming can keep you connected to your peers, plugged in to the latest trends, and at the top of your game.
Your long and impactful career is an inspiration to many. You are well-respected by your peers and the next generation of industry leaders look to you for guidance as they pave their own way.
Learn about the many exciting and impactful ways WIFT Toronto ensures that you're current on industry trends, and accessible to your colleagues and potential mentees.
“It’s important to support one another and learn what each other are doing.”
~Michelle Crespi, Executive Director/Producer Lifestyle, Bell Media, and winner of WIFT-T's 2016 Creative Excellence Award
Much has changed in our industry. The advent of digital media, major policy developments, and new business practices have altered how we create, consume, and share content. To lead effectively, you will need to acquire new skills, expand your knowledge, and stay current.
Our intensive continuing education programs and industry panels are designed to equip you with the tools and network you need to remain at the top.
“The traditional ways to make a film, the traditional ways to share a film, have all collapsed. There are no gatekeepers, per se, any more, and anything can be done.”
~Ava DuVernay, director, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor, The 13th, Selma
We are in awe of your contributions to the industry. Your creativity, fearlessness, and innovation are qualities we greatly admire.
“Take risks. Shake things up. Don’t stay someplace because it’s comfortable or feels safe. Stretch!”
~Lisa Sherman, former EVP, General Manager, LogoTV, Viacom
It is because of leaders like you that we now have a more equitable and welcoming industry. Your tireless advocacy, dedication, and tenacity are appreciated. Thank you for leading the charge.
We know there is much more work to be done. Find out how you can inspire more change.
“Dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change.”
~Shonda Rhimes, producer & screenwriter, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy