We are thrilled to announce our newest program series, Listening In. Listening In offers an opportunity to uncover the unique personal stories, thoughts, and ideas from some of the industry's most impressive and accomplished female creatives.
Exclusive to WIFT Austin members. Limited Space.
This intimate fireside chat style conversation is hosted by our very own powerhouses, the Women in Film & Television Advisory Board. They invite an industry friend to come and talk, and give members an exclusive opportunity to listen in. After the conversation, members, host and guest will have a chance to socialize-fostering new connections, inspiring new ideas, and making new friends.
Amy Bench is a cinematographer and filmmaker whose work spans documentary and fiction films. As a cinematographer her credits include "Trans in America" (Emmy, 2019), "Uprooted" (HBO Max, 2021), "Bad at Dancing" (Silver Bear, Berlinale, 2015), "Holy Hell" (Sundance, 2016) and "Running with Beto" (SXSW, 2019). Her camera work has won an Emmy, 2 Webby awards, and has screened at festivals including Berlin, SXSW, Sundance, The New York Film Festival, and at MOMA/PS1. Upcoming feature cinematography includes collaborations with Julie Cohen (RBG, Julia), Daresha Kyi (Chavela), Michael Tully (Ping Pong Summer), and Gretchen Stoeltje (Bionic Beauty Salon).
Learn more about Amy here.
Academy Award nominee, Sandra Adair, A.C.E., has enjoyed an ongoing artistic collaboration with film director Richard Linklater, having edited 24 films for him over the past 28 years. Some of their collaborative work includes the cult classic Dazed and Confused, the 2012 comedy Bernie, and the critically acclaimed ‘Before” trilogy, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight.
Learn more about Sandra here.
This program is exclusive to WIFT Austin members. Limited Space. RSVP is required.