Monica Cote wins WIFT-T production mentorship post


Production manager Monica Côté has won the 2012 William F. White production manager mentorship, a partnership between Women in Film and Television – Toronto and Canadian production equipment company William F. White International Inc.

The program provides an emerging Canadian female production manager with hands-on training at the William F. White Toronto production facility.

“It’s a great opportunity to provide mentorship and advancement to Canadian women in our industry while reinforcing our longtime commitment to the next general of production professionals,” said William F. White chairman and CEO Paul Bronfman in a statement.

Côté will spend 10 days learning about production equipment for digital projects, TV and film equipment planning, resource management and budget planning.

She will also be mentored by established production managers Anna Beben (Transporter) and Kellyann Murphy (Party Mamas).

Côté has previously worked as a production manager on transmedia film Call of Duty: Project Kingfish and short film Shelter, from Evil Genius Productions.

She also produced her own short film, Chimera.

As part of the mentorship, Côté will also receive a pass to the production management and production accounting modules of the WIFT-T business management for media professionals program.