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Women in Focus Mentorship

Customized mentorship and market advice to up to five BC female filmmakers or non-binary filmmakers


Whistler Film Festival
October 10, 2022
In-person & Online
Vancouver & Whistler
The WFF Women in Focus Mentorship provides five women non-binary filmmakers from British Columbia with projects in development to receive mentorship from an experienced executive producer mentor to prepare for and guide their market experience to progress their careers and projects. Women or non-binary filmmakers with short-form episodic series in development are also eligible to apply.

Mentees will also receive the opportunity to participate in a meetup during the Whistler Film Festival + Content Summit to converse with other filmmakers and a mentor to discuss how they can further their projects.

September 6, 2022 Call for Applications
October 10, 2022 Application Deadline
November 9, 2022 ½ day Intro Session to the group with mentorship for festival prep.
November 16, 2022 Power Pitch Workshop for Talent Labs
Nov 30-Dec 4, 2022 Free Industry Pass for attendance in-person at Whistler Film Festival + Summit (meetup with group date and time TBD) PLUS Invitation to Talent Luncheon.
December 5-9, 2022 Individual check-ins with Facilitator/Mentor (15 mins)

*Schedule subject to change





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