WiFT Louisiana Louisiana

Profile Updated: April 12, 2017
Address: New Orleans, LA USA
Website/Homepage: View Website
Number of Members: 90
President/Chair: Carol Bidault de l'Isle (2016 - 2018)
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Mission Statement

WIFT Louisiana is a nonprofit membership organization which promotes and supports professional women in film, television and digital media. WIFT Louisiana is dedicated to the advancement and celebration of women's careers and achievements. Women in Film & Television Louisiana is a professional organization for women at all levels and in all areas of film, television and digital media.

About Your Chapter/History

Founded in 2011

CURRENT BOARD 2016 - 2018:
Board of Directors: Carol Bidault - President, Candice Vaughn - Vice President (Pro Tem) & Treasurer, Shameka Gray, Daneeta Jackson, Sandy Parker
Advisory Board: Susan Brennan, Jaye Calhoun, Claudia Carrere, Mari Kornhauser, Carroll Morton, Suzette Toledano

PAST BOARDS:
2015 – 2016 Board of Directors: Kelli Bingham (Co- President), Cindi Knapton (Co-President), Claudia Carrère (Secretary & Treasurer), Carol Bidault de l'Isle (WIFTI Liaison), Shena Mullins (Programs), Sandy Parker (Membership), Jaye Calhoun, Colette Delacroix, Victoria Greene, Anita Holsapple

2014 - 2015 Board of Directors: Cindi Knapton (President), Kelli Bingham (Vice President), Claudia Carrere (Treasurer), Carol Bidault (WIFTI Liaison), Remika Breda, Melanie Buffett, Jaye Calhoun, Colette Delacroix, Sharon Edwards, Kate Evans, Victoria Greene, Jency Griffin Hogan, Anita Holsapple, Lily Keber, Shena Mullins, Sandy Parker, Maria Senger, Rachel Sigur, Suzette Toledano

2013 - 2014 Board of Directors: Helen Krieger (President), Tania Castellanos (Vice President), Claudia Carrere (Treasurer), Carol Bidault (WIFTI Liaison), Jaye Calhoun, Colette Delacroix, Liz Dunnebacke, Sharon Edwards, Kate Evans, Lily Keber, Sandy Parker, Suzette Toledano

2011 – 2013 - Founding Board of Directors: Ali Duffey (President), Raelynn Loop (Vice-President), Liz Dunnebacke (Secretary), Claudia Carrère (Treasurer), Carol Bidault, Amanda Butler, Jaye Calhoun, Katherine Cecil, Colette Delacroix, Celeste Elechi, Ann Salzer and Suzette Toledano. Others who served on the board were: Conni Castille, Christina Melton, Laura Schweigman.

2010 - 2011 Founding Members: Ali Duffy (Founding President), Carol Bidault de l'Isle, Jaye Calhoun, Claudia Carrère, Colette Delacroix, Liz Dunnebacke, Lily Keber, Suzette Toledano.

Founding Members: Ali Duffy (Founding President), Carol Bidault de l'Isle, Jaye Calhoun, Claudia Carrère, Colette Delacroix, Liz Dunnebacke, Lily Keber, Suzette Toledano.

Brief Description of your Key Programs

Networking (Alice Evenings, Receptions) Monthly

Seminars/Panels/Workshops - Quarterly

Screenings - Quarterly

WIFTI Short-case - March

New Orleans Film Festival - October

Iris Award & Holiday Party - December

Special Events

New - Krewes (Professional groups - Actors, Producers, Writers, Directors, Key Crew)

- The Next Step Series:This comprehensive education series offers guidance through the film-making process - from writing the script through festival strategy and distribution. Group size is small, and includes presentations and Q&A from industry professionals.

Current Officers

CURRENT BOARD 2016 - 2018:
Board of Directors: Carol Bidault - President/ WIFTI Liaison, Candice Vaughn - Vice President (Pro Tem) & Treasurer, Shameka Gray, Daneeta Jackson, Sandy Parker
Advisory Board: Susan Brennan, Jaye Calhoun, Claudia Carrere, Mari Kornhauser, Carroll Morton, Suzette Toledano

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