Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC)

Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC) provides professional and creative development to mid-career Canadian women directors of screen-based fiction. In collegial workshop settings Director participants work with highly skilled industry professionals including Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) actors, Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) crafts people and technicians to develop original scripted content, explore creative, business and leadership best practices, and create strategic career plans. Director participants have access to mentoring, awards, fellowships, and career coaching to advance their careers, develop and produce their subsequent works.