Mia Kirschner

A WIFT-T affair

High-profile talent and executives from the Canadian film and TV industry gathered Tuesday to celebrate the annual Crystal Awards. (Photo gallery.)

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WIFTS Awards honour Alanis Obomsawin, Jordan Canning

The filmmakers will be recognized at the Women’s International Film Television Showcase Visionary Awards in L.A. this weekend.


Semi Chellas, Margaret O’Brien to receive Crystal Awards

The WIFT-T awards, which recognize achievements of Canadian women and men in film, TV and digital media, will be presented on Dec. 3 in Toronto.

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Photo gallery: WIFT-T at TIFF – Sept. 10, 2013

Photos from the annual Women in Film and Television – Toronto reception during the Toronto International Film Festival.

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WIFT-T development incubator participants unveiled

The program for emerging and mid-career producer-writer teams provides them guidance on how to take their film projects to the next level.


Foundation for WIFT-T names new chair

9 Story Entertainment EVP business development Natalie Osborne (pictured) takes over for outgoing chair Gaye McDonald.


WIFT-T announces 2013-2014 board

Melanie Farrell, Elizabeth Klinck, Tamara Shannon and Bianca Williamson (pictured) are newly elected directors.


Photo gallery: WIFT-T’s 2012 Crystal Awards Gala

The 25th anniversary Crystal Awards, honouring the achievements of Canadian men and women in screen-based media, brought industry professionals and powerhouses together for a gala luncheon at Toronto’s Arcadian Court.


Sarah Gadon named WIFT-T’s international Crystal Award winner

Jeanne Beker will host the Dec. 4 awards gala, where Cosmopolis actor Gadon (pictured) will be recognized for her body of work in Canada and abroad.


Kerry Ball wins CBC broadcasting mentorship

She will work on-site at CBC Television in Toronto to learn about production and broadcast components of scripted content for multiple platforms.


Crystal Van Pelt named Picture Box mentorship winner

Van Pelt (pictured) will join the Toronto-based company in February 2013 to learn about distribution, marketing and selling of Canadian factual and youth-oriented programs internationally, and attend MIPDoc and MIPTV in April.


WIFT-T announces Crystal Award winners

Shaw Media’s Tara Ellis and Pink Sky Entertainment’s Anne Marie La Traverse (pictured) are among this year’s winners, in the awards recognizing achievements of Canadian women and men in the screen-based industry.