Online Programming Hub

WIFT Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto 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 ...

SnackChats is on hold for the time being

Wednesdays with WIFT Toronto

Wednesdays 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 Toronto Members.


Next Wednesdays With WIFT will be on Wednesday December 9 at 1:30 PM (EDT) with special guests Joan Lambur, Sonya DiRienzo and Rennata & Georgina Lopez. Stories from Women-Led Production Companies!

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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 Toronto members welcome.

We'll be taking a break from Online Happy Hour is on hold for now.

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 Canada presents ...

Positive Vibes From A Negative Year

Thursday January 14, 2021@ 1pm EDT

Join us for our first event of the New Year with a frank discussion about industry news stories - recent changes and developments taking place across the industry landscape - and how they impact women generally and specifically underserved and underrepresented female creatives. Do they address problems accurately? What's good, what's not, and what are the gaps?

Click here for more information, and to register.

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


Got a suggestion for us? Let us know!
Got a suggestion for us? Let us know!