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WIFVNE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual

By Charlotte Robinson, November 28, 2020

This year the Women In Film & Video New England (WIFVNE) Annual Meeting will take place virtually December 2nd 6P to 8:30P via Remo. This is a fabulous opportunity to join WIFVNE members & the New England filmmaking community for a celebration of women storytellers & the great work that is happening in New England & beyond. Guest speakers will include Ruth E. Carter the 2019 Academy Award winner for Achievement in Costume Design for Marvel’s “Black Panther” who made history as the first African-American to win in the category, Peilin Chou, Animation Film Producer whose producing credits include “Over the Moon” which premiered on Netflix in October 2020 & “Abominable” which launched theatrically worldwide in September of 2019 & Emmy award-winning producer Gennie Rim whose career in animation spans 20+ years. Rim has worked at Pixar & Disney on various films such as “Cars”, “Ratatouille”, “The Incredibles” & “Up”. The speakers will be moderated by WIFVNE Board Members Nerissa Williams Scott & Sharon Contillo. There will also be a presentation of the New England Film Star Awards. The winner of the 2020 New England Film Star Award will receive a grant to be given to a film project by a marginalized filmmaker residing in New England & will be announced at the WIFVNE 2020 Annual Meeting of Members. WIFVNE was founded in 1981 by eleven women all Boston-based media professionals that came together to form the New England chapter of Women In Film. The 2020 WIFVNE Annual Meeting of Members is hosted by She+ Geeks Out. General admission is $10 & for members of a WIF chapter admission is $5. 

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