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INSTRUCTORS, PANELLISTS, SPEAKERS 
AND HOSTS

WIFT-AT is thrilled to have many talented industry professionals join us at the Women Making Wave Conference this year.

 

Check out our incredible lineup of speakers and panellists below.

2021

Each year, Women in Film and Television - Atlantic (WIFT-AT) attracts a wide range of highly skilled and talented writers, producers, actors, filmmakers, and other industry professionals at the top of their game to lead a selection of not-to-be-missed panels, case studies, spotlight conversations, and workshops at our annual Women Making Waves Conference. Not only do they have a wide scope of expertise and experience, these creatives come to the Women Making Waves Conference from far and wide.

 

WIFT-AT is thrilled to have these talented individuals join us in celebrating the progress achieved for gender minorities working in film, television and screen-based media. Keep reading to learn about this year’s instructors, panellists, speakers and moderators.

SPEAKERS AND PANELLISTS

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Kelly Fyffe-Marshall

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Meet the Changemakers Behind the Award-Winning Film, Black Bodies
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Tamar Bird

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Meet the Changemakers Behind the Award-Winning Film, Black Bodies
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Sasha Leigh Henry

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Meet the Changemakers Behind the Award-Winning Film, Black Bodies
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Karen Walton

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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JJ Neepin

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Alicia De Four

(She/Her)
Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Tamara Dawit

(She/Her)
Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Jennifer Sandoval

Sustainable Production: How to Create a Green Film Set
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Elena Rossini

(She/Her)
Using the Medium of Film as a Tool for Activism
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Nathalie Younglai

(She/Her)
Nothing About Us Without Us!: Understanding What With Us Truly Means
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Juanita Peters

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Mollye Asher
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Annmarie Morais

(She/Her)
Case Study: The Porter - Magic Happens in the Writers' Room
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Bhreagh MacNeil

(She/Her)
Film Screening: QUEEN OF THE ANDES Q&A
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Lora Campbell

(They/Them)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward
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Kaitlyn Adair

(She/Her)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward
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Tara Taylor

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Meet the Changemakers Behind the Award-Winning Film, Black Bodies
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Vivian Lin

(She/Her)
The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Lousie Lalonde

(She/Her)
The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Linda Callaghan

(She/Her)
Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Nan MacDonald

(She/Her)
Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Emma Seligman

Film Screening: SHIVA BABY Q&A
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Donna Davies

(She/Her)
Using the Medium of Film as a Tool for Activism
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Lindsey Addawoo

(She/Her)
Nothing About Us Without Us!: Understanding What With Us Truly Means
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Mollye Asher

(She/Her)
Spotlight Conversation: Mollye Asher
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Lisa Codrington

(She/Her)
Case Study: The Porter - Magic Happens in the Writers' Room
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Ruth Lawrence

(She/Her)
Film Screening: QUEEN OF THE ANDES Q&A
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Karen Monie

(She/Her)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward
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Cindy Long

(She/Her)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward
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Madelaine Russo

(She/They)
Hot Docs' Doc Ignite: Creating Your Pitch and Marketing Trailers
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Heather Young

(She/Her)
The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Asia Youngman

(She/Her)
The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Allison White

(She/Her)
Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Patricia Dyson

Navigating the Complex World of Business Affairs
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Stephanie Joline

(She/Her)
Film Screening: SHIVA BABY Q&A
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Kadon Douglas

(She/Her)
Nothing About Us Without Us!: Understanding What With Us Truly Means
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Sarah Podemski

(She/Her)
Nothing About Us Without Us!: Understanding What With Us Truly Means
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Marsha Greene

(She/Her)
Case Study: The Porter - Magic Happens in the Writers' Room
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Jillian Acreman

(She/Her)
Film Screening: QUEEN OF THE ANDES Q&A
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Daniela Saioni

(She/Her)
What Do Script Supervisors Do, Anyway?
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Cazhhmere

(She/Her)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward
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Breton Lalama

(They/He)
Inclusivity with Accountability: The Path Forward