Tennessee Women in Film & Media to recognize Mayor Megan Barry with Beacon of Light Award on International Women’s Day

Members of Tennessee Women in Film & Media at a recent event include: (L-R): Collette Divine, Christin Baker, Tonya Osborne, Sheyla Paz-Hicks, Nancy Puetz, and Tara Stone. photo courtesy: Tonya Osborne Photo & Design

Members of Tennessee Women in Film & Media at a recent event include: (L-R): Collette Divine, Christin Baker, Tonya Osborne, Sheyla Paz-Hicks, Nancy Puetz, and Tara Stone.
photo courtesy: Tonya Osborne Photo & Design

The Nashville based non profit organization, Tennessee Women in Film & Media (TWIFM) will present their first “Beacon of Light” award to Nashville Mayor Megan Barry during their International Women’s Day Celebration on Tuesday March 8, 2016.

During the course of the event, a series of Women in Film & Television International’s, WIFTI – Shortcase films will be screened. WIFTI – Shortcase is one of the many ways Women in Film and Television International fosters the work of women filmmakers around the world. Championing films in all genres; created, developed and produced by women is inline with the mission of WIFTI and helps filmmakers and filmworkers the industry move forward. According to Executive Director, Carol Bidault de L’Isle, “Until the statistics change WIFTI will be on the frontline building relationships and creating opportunities for women in the media industry and are happy to bring the 2016 Showcase to Nashville.”

TWIFM’s International Women’s Day Celebration and Beacon of Light Award presentation is a public event. There is no charge for members of TWIFM and International Women in Film. Join us on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, #9 Lea Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee. 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Tennessee Women in Film & Media TWIFM is a Tennessee public non profit organization gathering those working with film, television and visual media/moving images as professionals. The focus is on driving the advancement of women in this industry, providing a network to bring the exchange of ideas and work opportunities and to build a platform to accelerate the professional development of our members. We support collaboration and celebrate the work of all.

For more information use the following link: www.twifm.org