ALLIANCE FRAN Ç AISE: As part of its Bastille Day activities, the alliance presents two screenings. The first is an outdoor screening at 8 p.m. Friday of “The Artist” at the Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave.

The Alliance’s Ciné-Club Junior will show Jean-Christophe Dessaint’s “Le Jour de Corneilles” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Café Istanbul, Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. For information, visit

WIFT LOUISIANA ‘ALICE EVENING’: Women in Film & Television Louisiana invites members and potential members to its Alice Evening Networking Event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the American Sector Restaurant at the WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Parking in the lot across the street is free on Sundays.

The July Alice Evening will feature Carol Bidault, Sheri Leigh Myers, Sandy Parker and Veleka Gray speaking on the recent WiFT International Summit in Pittsburgh and the WiFT Short-Case Film Festival.

New WIFT Louisiana Executive Committee members for 2014-15 are Cindi Knapton, president; Kelli Bingham, vice president; and Claudia Carrere, secretary/treasurer.

Annual membership fees are due in July and pro-rated thereafter. For information, visit

NOVAC IN THE LOOP: New Orleans Video Access Center will begin a summer workshop series, “In the Loop,” for those who want to gain experience in the post-production sound recording world. The first workshop is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on “ADR Recording” with Jon Vogl at Apex Post Production, 1523 Constance St. Cost is $100 for NOVAC members and $150 for new members. For information, visit

WIFTI SHORT-CASE CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 2015 Women in Film & Television International Short Film Showcase is accepting submissions through Sept. 30. Founded in 2004, the Short-Case presents selected films from WIFTI chapters around the world. Short-Case films have been nominated for Academy Awards, received distribution deals and garnered international recognition.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the showcase on March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day, WIFTI will exhibit an international online showcase of the selected submissions, with live showings by WIFTI chapters throughout the world. Cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250 will be awarded to the female director of the top three films selected by the jury.

Shorts must run less than 15 minutes. There is no submission fee for WIFTI members in good standing. The film must have a female director, plus females in two other key positions and submission must be less than 2 years old.

For mentoring, early deadline is July 30, with final deadline for submissions on Sept. 30.

Submission forms can be submitted online at For information, email the local chapter at, WIFTI Short Film Showcase producers Carol Bidault de l’Isle at and Sheri Leigh Myers at, or visit