Women in Film and Television – Austin


To Connect, Support and Empower Women in Film and Television in Austin and Central Texas.


  • Mixers/Professional networking events
  • Professional educational programs
    • Potential series of seminars keeping filmmakers abreast of industry trends
  • Expert advisory programs
    • Programs highlighting/honoring women leaders across aspects of the Central TexasFilm industry, i.e. production, post production, talent, financing, etc.
  • Guides to resources on our website
    • Calendars, employment opportunities, professional profiles, special events, screenings, funding opportunities, calls for crew and talent, industry organizations
  • Mentorship
    • Connecting and facilitating women at different points in their careers for professional growth  i.e. – liaising with UT, ASF, Texas State and other educational programs to connect emerging artists with mid-level professionals

About the Project Leaders

Founding Co-Presidents: Alicia Eastes & Elizabeth V. Newman
Vice President: Kristen Benitez
Co-Treasurers: Stephanie Lauren Moore & Marla Quintana
Co-Secretaries: Teresa Roberson & Stephanie Lauren Moore
Marketing Chair: Kelli Horan
Social Media Managers: Lyndsie Beesley & Chiara McCarty
Events Chair: Laura Kincaid
Programs Chair: Laura Annalora
Programs Assistant: Teresa Seale
Membership Chair: Lynsey Tamsen Jones
UT Liaison: Anne Lewis
AFS Liaison: Erica Deiparine Sugars
WIFTI Liaison: Melanie Yonks
Advisory Board Chair: Betty Buckley

Heather Page
Mindy Raymond
Carmen Marron
Melanie Yonks
Rebecca Campbell
Sandra Adair

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