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Why Join WIFTIN

WIFTIN helps members from Nigeria grow, advance and sustain their careers and businesses on a local, provincial, national and international level. Through the generous support of foundations, corporations, and individuals, WIFTIN provides networking opportunities, mentorships, information, professional development and events for its members and the public.

All new memberships will be voted on by the Board of Directors. All applications for admission are approved unless denied by a resolution of the Board within 30 days after the application and payment have been received.

Membership Plans

The student must be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program studying; Mass communications, Theater Arts or any other screen-based courses to join, or within 12 months of their graduation date.

Submit the following:

– A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV)

– Work portfolio

– Professional headshot

Membership Benefits:

– WIFTIN online newsletters with updated information on festivals and events.

– Enjoy evenings of film and conversation free of charge.

– Access to WIFTIN active member-only Facebook page where you can connect with fellow members, advertise your job to crews, see upcoming events and points of interest.

– Free pass to students on WIFTIN events.

Fee:

₦24,000.00/Year.

₦2,000.00/Year.

For women who currently work and have 5 years+ professional experience in the screen-based media industry. Submit the following:

– A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV)

– Work portfolio

– Professional headshot

Membership Benefits:

– Free screening of your work by submitting it to the Film and Media showcase.

– Free admission to our networking events featuring key industry representatives.

– WIFTIN online newsletters with updated information on festivals and events.

– Enjoy evenings of film and conversation free of charge.

– Access to WIFTIN active members-only Facebook page where you can connect with fellow members, advertise your job to crews, see upcoming events and points of interest.

Fee:

₦36,000.00/Year.

₦3,000.00/Yr.

  • For women who work and have 10 years+ professional experience in the screen-based media industry.

    Submit the following:

    – A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV)

    – Work portfolio

    – Professional headshot

    Membership Benefits

    – Free screening of your work by submitting it to the Film and Media showcase.

    – Free admission to our networking events featuring key industry representatives.

    – WIFTIN online newsletters with updated information on festivals and events.

    – Enjoy evenings of film and conversation free of charge.

    – Access to WIFTIN active member-only Facebook page where you can connect with fellow members, advertise your job to crews, see upcoming events and points of interest.

    – Free admission to WIFTIN member meetings and programs.

    Fee:

    ₦60,000.00/Year.

    ₦5,000.00/Month.

Registration Form

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can apply online.
  • You can stop by the WIFTIN office and fill out an application.
  • You can call the WIFTIN office at +234 909 686 7628 and have a staff mail you a copy of the membership form.

It does not matter when you join WIFTIN. Your new membership term will run for 12 months from the date you join. We will notify you 30 days in advance of your membership renewal date.

There are three levels of membership: Student, Associate and Professional Membership.

Yes, there are requirements for each of our member levels. Those requirements are as follows:

  • Professional: The Executive Level requires 10 years+ of experience in the media industry. CVs are required with applications.
  • Associate: You must be working in the media industry (including television, film, video, other screen-based media or live event) or a related industry (entertainment law, publicity, public relations, etc.)  and must have 5 years+ professional experience. A CV is required with the application.
  • Student: The student must be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program studying; Mass communications, Theater Arts or any other screen-based courses to join, or within 12 months of their graduation date. Copy of student identification is required.
  • Student membership – ₦24,000.00/Yr
  • Associate membership – ₦36,000.00/Yr.
  • Professional membership – ₦60,000.00/Yr.

*There is an option to automatically renew every year.

  • As a member of WIFTIN, you are automatically a member of Women in Film & Television International (WIFTI), which is your link to other organizations. WIFTI asks all organizations to welcome a member from another organization for up to three months of reciprocal benefits. If there is a charge for a program, you qualify for the member rate.

  • The best way to reach out to other WIFTIN members is through our Member-only facebook group. The facebook group puts the expertise of hundreds of media professional at your fingertips. Members use the facebook group to post jobs, gain on the spot technical advice, learn about training opportunities, screenings and grants, and keep up on industry happenings.  The link to join the group can be found in your Membership benefits page.

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