CBC and WIFT-T partner up for September’s Toronto International Film Festival

Women in Film & Television Toronto (WIFT-T) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for WIFT-T’s annual reception during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). 

The event will take place September 14th at Pinewood Toronto Studios. Themed “The Art of Sound,” the event will honour the creative application of all aspects of sound in screen-based media works through live musical performances and interactive stations.

“WIFT-T is thrilled to collaborate with the CBC on this TIFF-related event,” says Heather Webb, Executive Director. “With our public broadcaster celebrating its 75th anniversary this fall, it’s the perfect time to raise a glass to Canada’s talented screen-based media professionals—both in front of and behind the cameras.”

WIFT-T’s annual reception during TIFF is designed to celebrate the spirit and creativity of Toronto’s screen-based media community. Close to 800 guests are anticipated to attend, including WIFT-T members and partners, visiting filmmakers, and CBC personalities.

“Celebrating with WIFT during the Toronto Film Festival demonstrates the incredible contribution Canadians are making to film, television and the broadcast industry,” says Kirstine Stewart, Executive Vice President, English Services, CBC. “We are delighted to partner with WIFT for this important annual event.”

The affair will also feature a silent auction in support of the Foundation for Women in Film & Television Toronto. Active members can expect their evites to arrive later this week. Join WIFT-T today to receive your invitation.

WIFT-T is a not-for-profit professional organization that supports women in screen-based media—film, television and digital media—to build, advance and sustain their careers nationally and internationally. CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions.