WIFTA Celebrates 40 Years In Atlanta

The non-profit will host its celebration and fundraiser Nov. 8, 2014
By: Women In Film & Television Atlanta
ATLANTA - Oct. 20, 2014 - PRLog -- The spirit of celebration is alive and well as Women in Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The organization will host a festive event on Saturday November 8, 2014. The event promises to be an elegant affair with passed hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music and remarks by special guests from Georgia's film and television community.

The anniversary celebration, which is also WIFTA's primary fundraising vehicle, is the perfect opportunity to shine the spotlight on everything that makes the organization as phenomenal as it is; WIFTA serves its members and the Atlanta community by providing access to job, internship and mentorship opportunities, supporting its members’ work and encouraging high standards of professionalism.

WIFTA invites the Atlanta community--from those working in / affiliated with TV film production to those who enjoy watching television shows and films--to attend its 40th Anniversary celebration. “We are excited to reminisce about the influence WIFTA has had on Atlanta's TV / film community over  the last 40 years and are extremely proud of strides the industry made as it relates to women in general,” stated WIFTA Vice President of Communications Tanisha Coffey. “But we also know there is so much more we can accomplish. The journey continues. We're looking forward to spearheading another 40 years of progress.”

The WIFTA 40th anniversary celebration will be held Saturday November 8, 2014 starting at 6:30p at The Wimbish House, which is located at 1150 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. The event is open to the public. Tickets ($74 early bird / $94 regular) are available online. Visit http://wifta.org/annual-gala/ for full details and tickets (or copy and paste the following link to obtain tickets: via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wifta-40th-anniversary-celeb...). EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICING ENDS OCTOBER 31, 2014.

For sponsorship, advertisement and donation information, please contact: SpecialEvents@WIFTA.org

For media inquiries, contact WIFTA PR Director BJ Arnett: 404.422.3023 or PublicRelations@WIFTA.org

Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), a 501c-3 Georgia non-profit, is a member-based professional organization affiliated with other Women In Film chapters around the world. Since our inception in 1974, the Atlanta chapter has proudly had a membership community of multi-generational and culturally diverse professionals, which include producers, directors, actors, entertainment attorneys, camera and sound technicians, film editors, graphic design artists, make-up artists, wardrobe specialists, screenwriters, talent agents and casting directors. WIFTA is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television, video, and other screen based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion and inspire.

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