special events

Upcoming special events

January 25, 2014
After the Shoot: A Post Discussion


January 25, 2014


SIFF Film Center
Seattle Center Campus
Northwest Rooms (formerly Alki Room)


11:00 AM


Free Admission

Filmmakers plan to create perfection in the field, however "in post" can be and often is where the rest of the magic of filmmaking happens. SIFF and Women in Film Seattle present a discussion with post-production artists and wizards: composite and effects experts, award-winning editors, composers, and sound specialists. Join us to hear about how they conjure the magic they create after the shoot. More information on this free event »

Panelists include: Dave Howe, Bad Animals Seattle; Goldie Jones, SubversionZ Media; Cathy Wadley, award-winning documentary editor; Eric Frith, award-winning features and documentary editor; Eric Goetz, award-winning composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist; Gretchen Burger, post production supervisor, director, contributor to The Stanger's Film Shorts Friday - moderated by Virginia Bogert, president Women in Film Seattle.

Previous special events

PRODUCTION WAR STORIES: The Good, The Bad and The Enlightened!

Seven Seattle prominent women filmmakers will be on hand to share their personal filmmaking stories on the set, in the editing room and maybe even some Kraft Services tales!

As part of our Second Tuesday networking evenings, Women in Film will host an exciting panel entitled: Production War Stories: The Good, The Bad and The Enlightened.

Jane CharlesFat Kids Rule The World, Cyberteens In Love)
Megan GriffithsOff Hours, Eden
Sue CorcoranAll I Want is Christmas, formerly, Ira Finkelstein's Christmas
Lindy Boustedt Perfect 10, The Summer Home
Elizabeth HeileJourneyQuest, The Gamers: Hands of Fate
Kat OgdenSafety Not Guaranteed, One Square Mile
Cornelia "Corrie" Duryee MooreCamilla Dickinson

This special event hosted by Women in Film/Seattle is FREE and promises to be lively and entertaining. A Q&A session will follow the panel discussion.

Don't miss this rare chance to join in on the discussion by these premier filmmakers as they share their personal industry stories.


Seattle International Film Festival
May 17-June 10, 2012

5/17/12 WIF @ SIFF photo op with WIF at the after-party in the Exhibition Hall at McCaw Hall after the opening night movie Your Sister’s Sister written and directed by Lynn Shelton. http://www.siff.net/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=44924&fid=254

5/18/12 Fat Kids Rule 7pm Renton Ikea Jane Charles Producer

5/19/12 Fat Kids Rule 6:30pm Egyptian Jane Charles Producer

5/19/12 Eden 9:15pm Egyptian Megan Griffiths, Director

5/20/12 Camilla Dickinson 5:30 pm 5/23 4pm Harvard Exit Cornelia Moore, Director; Elizabeth Heile, Producer; Larry Estes, Producer

5/21/12 Eden 4:30pm SIFF Uptown, Megan Griffiths, Director

5/22/12 Ira Finklestein’s Christmas Sue Corcoran, Director SIFF Cinema Uptown 7:00 pm; WIF party to follow at 8:45 pm at Ten Mercer - 10 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109 (206) 691-3723

5/23/12 Safety Not Guaranteed 7pm & 5/25, 4:30pm SIFF Cinema Uptown Lacey Leavitt, Co-producer

5/25/12 Brightwood 6:30 pm "Characters Wanted" Shorts Program @ SIFF Cinema Uptown LaDora Sella, Writer and Executive Producer

5/26/12 WIF, SIFF, NW Screenwriter’s Guild Filmmaker Forum at the SIFF Film Center 305 Harrison Street in Seattle Center 1- 3:00 PM at the SIFF Film Center (305 Harrison Street).

5/27/12 Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas 1pm Everett Performing Arts Center

5/28/12 The Fly Filmmaking Challenge premieres at SIFF Cinema Uptown 4 pm Virginia Bogert producer; Lacey Leavitt, director D.C.I.; Eric Goetz composer Reviens Moi; Lisa Hammond, art director Reviens Moi

5/28/12 All My Presidents SIFF Cinema Uptown 1 pm Lisa Coronado-Writer/Producer/Actor, Alder Sherwood- Writer/Producer/Actor, Lorraine Montez- Co-Producer, UPM

5/28/12 Senior Showcase 1 pm at SIFF Uptown Cinema Kris & Lindy Boustedt, Directors/Producers; Catherine Grealish, Composer

5/28/12 The Last Virgin 1 pm at SIFF Uptown Cinema Elayne Wylie, Producer

5/28/12 Bunker 1 pm at SIFF Uptown Cinema Lorraine Montez, Co-Producer

5/28/12 Fat Kids Rule 6 pm Everett Jane Charles Producer

5/29/12 Eden 8:30pm Everett Performing Arts Center

6/3/12 Welcome to Doe Bay The Egyptian 9:15 pm Sarah R Crowe, Executive Producer, with CB Shama and Dan Thornton  

6/4/12 The Fly Films again 9pm Harvard Exit

6/5/12 Welcome to Doe Bay The Uptown 9:30 pm

6/9/12 Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas 11am AMC Pacific Place 11

6/10/12 Grassroots Closing night gala Jane Charles Executive Producer


4/3/12: The Female Filmmaking Force in Seattle

Place: Roy Street Cafe
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Presented by The FilmSchool

With indie director and FilmSchool alum, Sue Corcoran

Experience the momentum and strength of some of the strongest and most prolific filmmakers in Seattle. They will discuss their creative inspiration, from scriptwriting & producing, to financing their indie films. Panelists include award-winning women filmmakers: Sue Corcoran (Writer/Directer: IRA FINKLESTEIN'S CHRISTMAS), LYNN SHELTON (Writer/Director: HUMPDAY), Jennifer Roth (Executive Producer: BLACK SWAN, THE WRESTLER), Megan Griffiths (Writer/Director: THE OFF HOURS) and Lacey Leavitt (Producer: THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM).

Learn more about the panelists: http://thefilmschool.com/events/women-in-film/

The event will be held First Tuesday on April 3rd, 2012 at Roy Street Coffee & Tea. (RSVP on Facebook)

10/4/11: A very special First Tuesday event: Production War Stories Panel

Due to the great success of last year's event, which featured well-known local industry pros and drew nearly 80 participants, we'll be doing it again this year. Stay tuned for more details closer to the date.

7/12/11: Outdoor Gathering with Special Guests.

More details forthcoming.

Special Events gathering
2010 BBQ at Sue Corcoran’s. Sue, Abbey Dylan,
Dustin Kasper, Morgan Elizabeth

2/1/11: Let's Talk About Love!

February's First Tuesday is going to be a humdinger of an event. We will screen award-winning director, Jane Campion's, Bright Star, one of three Campion movies we will talk about (including The Piano and Holy Smoke). The Nature of Love is Annie Grosshans' Movie Salon & Discourse Parlor showcase for February. The event will be held at Seattle's only Dine-In Cinema, Central Cinema, located at 21st and Union in Capitol Hill, Seattle. The fun will continue after the movie when the discussion moves to the Café Noir at Central. Free for members, $5.00 for general public.

Script supervisor Barbara Brown discusses "Twin Peaks"
Script supervisor Barbara Brown shares set insight

picture of event gathering at Women in Film
WIF members chat in Cafe Noir