Monday, January 25, 2010

'She's All That' Conference and filmmaking workshop for young women

Women in Movies: Behind the Scenes and On Camera

Are you interested in the field of film making but don’t know how to get started? Learn about the various stages of making movies from expert Scarlett Shepard and two successful film makers who will share their personal journeys with you. After viewing the two inspiring films produced by these young women, you’ll participate in a discussion about basic film making, including how to take a concept and move through the stages of scripting, editing and distributing it. Bring all of your questions, and expect to walk away from this workshop with a good overview of film making and resources that can help you immediately get started in this exciting field. Let your voice be heard and try filmmaking!

Workshop Leader: Scarlett Shepard, Founder and Executive Director of the San Francisco International Women's Film Festival and local film makers Fifer Garbesi and Willa Chiah Connolly Ingram.

Date: 2/6/2010
Cost: $30
Location: California High School - 9870 Broadmoor Dr, San Ramon, CA‎ 94583

(Workshop is for young women ages 11-13).

For more information and to enroll:

Friday, January 8, 2010

Networking Mixer for Film Fans, Filmmakers & Artists

This is a celebratory evening designed to bring together the movers and shakers in the SF Bay area community. Network and socialize to gain valuable, professional and creative connections with a group consisting of business professionals, writers, artists, musicians, and media makers in film and television. Make a new friend, share resources or collaborate on a project.

Date: Jan. 14, 2010.

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Ninth Street Independent Media Center - 145 9th Street, San Francisco.

Space is limited. To attend RSVP by emailing us at:

This event is brought to you by the Women's Film Institute (WFI)
WFI's mission is to honor, showcase, and facilitate the creation of films that are directed or co-directed by women. We achieve our mission by supporting, promoting, exhibiting and honoring the achievements and contributions of women in the world of cinema. In addition to the annual San Francisco International Women's Film Festival, the WFI supports its mission by presenting the best in women's cinema through the WFI Shorts Tour and year-round educational programs.


6th Annual San Francisco International Women's Film Festival is April 5-11, 2010 at the Roxie Theatre and various SF Bay area locations.