Melissa J. Houghton: Women in Film & Video DC


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Melissa J. Houghton joined Women in Film & Video (WIFV) as Executive Director in August 2005. WIFV serves 900 media professionals and program provision exceeds 90 professional development offerings annually. WIFV serves as a fiscal sponsor of independent media projects, and provides the Randy Goldman Career Development Scholarship, the Seed Fund for Documentary Filmmakers, Carolyn's First Decade Fund, and the Jane Cusumano/WIFV Narrative Short Film Finishing Fund in its portfolio of programs that benefit members. Houghton excels at putting WIFV resources, connections and advocates at the service of WIFV members.

Houghton has served on the boards of the DC Architectural Foundation, DC Film Alliance, and Wide Angle Youth Media. She is currently a member of the WETA Community Council, the FAVS Advisory Board at George Mason University, and the Advisory Board for The Actors' Center.

She will open the doors to 20 filmmakers to engage in an open discussion about the importance of creating a community of creatives around you. This seminar will be in the format of an open discussion and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of Melissa. This event takes place on June 3rd, 2022 at 4PM PST / 7PM EST

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