The Women and Media Collective proudly presents its 9th annual film festival Screenings: 3pm & 6pm each day Venue : Punchi Theatre, Colombo 08 ENTRANCE FREE 20th March – A Separation 21st March – The Dirty Picture 22nd March – Sarafina! The award ceremony and screening of winning entries of the WMC Short Film Competition … Continue reading WMC Film Festival 2013
As part of a series of events organized in celebration of International Women’s Day, Women and Media Collective (WMC) organized a photography exhibition featuring Sri Lankan women photographers. The exhibition is an annual event and has been generating positive responses since it started in 2009. It is a unique event where the work of women … Continue reading WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013
WMC is once again organizing a photography exhibition by women photographers, following the positive response generated by previous exhibitions. It is a unique event where the work of women engaging in what is still a mainly male dominated profession in Sri Lanka, is exhibited. Through this endeavor WMC will be providing the women photographers, both … Continue reading CLOSED: Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013
As part of the Fokus project, a 2 day residential new media training was held in Colombo on the 29th and 30th of November 2012. The training was conducted by Sanjana Hattotuwa, the editor of Groundviews, an award winning citizen journalism website. The training components included introduction to new media, training on some technical aspects … Continue reading New Media Training (FOKUS)
The WMC Short FIlm Competition is back! With cash prizes for the winners and a chance to screen their films at WMC events next year! The Application Form can be accessed by clicking the links below. Please note that failure to submit Application Form will disqualify entries. English – http://www.scribd.com/doc/105881138/Wmc-Short-Film-Competition-2012-Application-Form-English Sinhala – http://www.scribd.com/doc/105881103/Wmc-Short-Film-Competition-2012-Application-Form-Sinhala Tamil – http://www.scribd.com/doc/105881166/Wmc-Short-Film-Competition-2012-Application-Form-Tamil DEADLINE – … Continue reading WMC Short Film Competition 2012 | Winners and Shortlist
WMC protests and condemns the cartoon by Hasantha Wijenayake in the Sunday Lakbima Newspaper on the 9th of September, 2012. See the embedded letter below.
WMC Short Film Competition was adjudicated in November 2011 and the winning entries were screened during the WMC Film Festival in March 2012. The awarding ceremony was also held during this event. The winners and shortlisted entries have been uploaded to the WMC YouTube channel. There’s also a video clip featuring the film festival and … Continue reading WMC Short Film Competition 2011 | Winners and Shortlist
In lieu of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence, WMC launched an online campaign at http://srilanka16days.wordpress.com/ using social networking and blogging as a platform for raising awareness. The campaign was held from the 25th of November to the 10th of December. Some of the blog posts from the campaign were republished in mainstream media. … Continue reading 16 Days Online Campaign – 2011