Online Programming Hub

WIFT-T Community: we asked, and you answered! You told us what you needed, and we are answering the call. Check back regularly for programming updates.

Join us in feeding your brain in the best way possible right now:


Our WIFT-T team is committed to delivering the most informative and inspirational programming and professional development that we can. We continue to keep the lines open. If you have a suggestion, please let us know by emailing Laurie Januska, Director of Programming (see bottom of this page).

Brush up on your skill set.

Take some time to learn something new.

Stay in touch with your community.

While we continue to work on our upcoming in-person programs and events that we look forward to offering, we have put together a growing slate of NEW and exciting programs to keep us connected and learning.

These online programs will allow you to continue networking and developing new skills.


Join us on Instagram Live, Tuesdays at noon (EDT) as we throw a spotlight on a WIFT-T member, friend or colleague. Grab your lunch, settle in and enjoy a half-hour or so of casual chat. All are welcome!

Follow us: https://www.instagram.com/wift.toronto/

Next up ...

Join us Tuesday July 14 @ noon EDT as we chat with Taisa Dekker, Industry Relations (ACTRA Toronto). We'll talk about her role at ACTRA Toronto, as well as her experience leading discussions about casting in WITF-T's Scripted Digital Series Incubator.

Wednesdays with WIFT-T

Each Wednesday at 1:30pm (EDT), we will highlight industry professionals, content creators, executives, and other interesting guests in an interview/panel format on Zoom.

Be sure to sign up for our enewsletter and follow us on our social media channels for guest announcements. Exclusive to WIFT-T Members.


Join us as we converse with Emily Mills, Founder & CEO of How She Hustles, and get the scoop on her spotlight on diverse entrepreneurs.

Click here for more information and to register.

Happy Hour

Every second Thursday at 5pm (EDT), pour yourself a beverage and join us as we toast the week that was, and prep for the week that will be. All WIFT-T members welcome.

July 2, 16, 30

Be sure to check the WIFT Members Forum for the Zoom location.

Not yet a member of the Members Forum? Click here to join.

WIFT-Toronto Special Presentation

The Future of Content Distribution & Acquisition, with Vuulr

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 @ 7pm EDT

In this webinar, learn how Vuulr’s digital content marketplace allows you to discover and license finished content from all over the world, right from home. For Buyers, get acquainted with our simple-to-use tools so you’ll easily find content your audiences will love from our rich catalogue of over 12,000 mainstream and hard-to-find titles spanning 60 genres.

See this link for more details and to register.



Thursday July 9 @ 1pm EDT

Join us for an industry check-in with Amanda Tapping, Juanita Peters and Brigitte Monneau.

We want to hear from you from coast to coast to coast.

So, what is on your mind? How have you been affected by the pandemic? What changes can be put in place? How can we support each other? Join our conversation, and let’s talk about it!

Click here for more information and to register.


Pandemic Pilot Master Class

This multi-session Master Class will include tips and techniques on creating a series in the era of on-demand content consumption, as well as considering the importance of caring for the creative instrument - you.

Click here for details and to register.

*Please note that registration is handled directly through Jill Golick's website (the link above).

Section 21 Film and Television Health & Safety Guidelines

As stated in the guidelines: "All individuals working on a production should be provided with and be required to review this guidance on Film and television industry health and safety during COVID-19, and any relevant company policies and protocols prior to beginning work."


Ontario Film Commission Professional Development and Learning Resources


Canadian Media Fund COVID-19 Information Hub


CBC Relief Fund


The Actors Fund


City of Toronto Information


Public Health Ontario


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