New Women’s Film and Television History Network-UK/Ireland website.


The Women’s Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland has recently been launched.

WFTHN focuses on British and Irish women working in the UK/Ireland or abroad. It is affiliated to Women & Film History International and encourages British and Irish contributions to international initiatives such as the Women Film Pioneers Database, the biennial international Women and Silent Screen conferences and the women’s television conference, Consoling PassionsWFTHN is not based in a single institution but collaborates with a range of professional and academic organizations, archival collections and websites relevant to women’s filmmaking and television production such as the Women and Silent British Cinema (WSBC) website, Screenonline, the British Film InstituteThe Women’s Library,WiFT (UK) and so on.

WFTHN and its members are engaged in a wide range of activities relating to the exploration of the contributions women have made to the emergence and development of film and television.

As a means of encouraging, supporting and disseminating research into women’s participation in screen media, the Network aims to organise a biennialWFTHN Conference.

Tale a look here…http://womensfilmandtelevisionhistory.wordpress.com/