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Goodmans Presents: Study Findings - Frame Work: Employment In Screen-Based Media - A National Profile

October-19-2004

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Goodmans Presents: An Evening With...

The long-running Goodmans Breakfast Club Series has moved to primetime!

A new bi-monthly evening time slot, increased focus on networking and a line-up of high profile industry guests make this event a must-attend for industry professionals who are serious about advancing their careers. Complimentary admission for WIFT-T members at Goodmans Presents is a new benefit of membership, providing added value to current members and offering those non-members who take part in WIFT-T programs a new incentive to join.

Tuesday, October 19: Goodmans Presents: Study Findings - Frame Work: Employment In Screen-Based Media - A National Profile
presented by Kate Hanley, President, WIFT-T

Tap into the latest employment and industry intelligence from WIFT-T 's groundbreaking study: Frame Work: Employment In Screen-Based Media - A National Profile. Kate Hanley, WIFT-T President, will discuss the newest employment trends and opportunities in film, television and new media in the years ahead, straight from WIFT-T 's recently launched national workforce study. Participants will take away the latest information on how women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities are faring in the screen-based media sectors, as well as important news on skills shortages and future job opportunities.

Topics include: 

  •  Employment in public and private broadcasting, film and television production, distribution and new media content production
  • Overview of standard employment categories
  • Participation by women and visible minorities in film, television and new media
  • Salaries and distribution of earnings
  • Skills gaps in key employment categories
  • Freelance vs. full-time employee work
  • Participation in education and professional development programs

As WIFT-T's President and Past Chair, Kate Hanley leads all WIFT-T operations including its year-round professional training programs, national research activities and the annual Crystal Awards Gala Luncheon.

Time: 6:00pm-6:30pm Registration, 6:30-7:30pm Session, 7:30-8:30pm Networking (complimentary wine and cheese)
Location: National Film Board of Canada, 150 John Street (at Richmond ), NFB Cinema, 2nd Floor
Fees: Complimentary to WIFT-T members, $10 Innoversity delegates, $50 non-members

Pre-registration by RSVP is mandatory, as space is limited. Call 416.322.3430 x21 to reserve by voicemail, and your reservation will be confirmed by the next business day.