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WIF partners on TV effort

Women in Film sets up TV and media committee

Women in Film has set up a TV and media committee, which is partnering with three networks on a mentoring program, prexy Jane Fleming announced on Wednesday.

WIF, along with ABC, MTV and TNT, is giving select members opportunities to shadow directors and pitch program ideas.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences also partners with WIF on two initiatives: a summer program, offering eight-week paid internships to college grads and undergrads, and the Next Generation Award.

WIF board member Danica Krislovich serves as the committee’s chair.

Women in Film is a nonprofit org seeking to preserve the legacy of women in the entertainment industry.