About Women In Film & Technology

WIFT Las Vegas is a 501(c)(3). Membership Fees, Classes & Donations are 100% Tax Deductible.

This Is How Our Story Began

Women In Film Las Vegas is the leading 501 C3 nonprofit organization dedicated to women in the global entertainment industry.  Today, there are over 40 chapters worldwide spanning 4 continents, 18 countries and 10,000 global members. In 2002, Phyllis Cesare-Taie established the 44th Chapter of WIF in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Its core and founding members consist of a dynamic and diverse group of independent producers, writers, administrative and managerial personnel, looking to enhance and improve education and employment opportunities in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Members/supporters include Whoopi Goldberg, Goldie Hawn, Penny Marshall, Steven Spielberg and Pierce Brosnan. Currently, there are over 40 Women In Film (WIF) organizations worldwide spanning 4 continents and 18 countries.  Our Main Goals:  To ch amp ion and promote women ; Promote Nevada  s production resources world-wide by utilizing the m in our educational programs; and offer resources, information, education and opportunities that promote n all aspects - from business to personal development (for women and men).

WIFT Las Vegas is a community driven and charitable organization, programs and events for its community as well as its members by providing a network of PR contact, training, workshops, professional development, access to opportunities and awareness. of the industry.  


WIFT Las Vegas is  dedicated  in recognizing, supporting and increasing  career achievements to individuals pursuing entertainment in any and all capacities. Our membership consists of qualified women and men who work in all areas in the entertainment industry. WIFT Las Vegas prides itself on building positive images of media-makers, empowering them to achieve their highest professional and creative potential, and helping create more job opportunities throughout the State of Nevada.

Meet Our Team

Phyllis Cesare-Taie

Founder WIFT Las Vegas

Nadine Christine

Creative Director

Melanie Bash


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