WiFT Louisiana Special Events 

(for more information visit Calendar):


The Women in Film

and Television 

Louisiana Iris Award

honors women who

have made outstanding contributions to the film industry and support to the local community. The first Iris Award was given in December 2013 to screenwriter/

director/ Professor Mari

Kornhauser. one of the writers of hit show “Treme”, a film professor at Louisiana State University, director / writer of feature films. WIFT Louisiana is proud to present the 2016 Iris award to Susan Brennan, founder of Second Line Stages, one of the staunchest advocates of the film industry and supporter of local film community in Louisiana.


The Iris Cocktail:

In honor of the Iris Award, WIFT Louisiana has created the Iris Cocktail, a refreshing purple elixir, please enjoy!

– 2 shots of vodka or rum or etc
– 1 part blue curacao
– 1 part cranberry juice
– 1 part pineapple juice
– 1 part grenadine
– limes

- mint leaves
– ice


Last Year's Event: Thursday, December 8:

WiFT LA 5th Anniversary Patron Reception, Holiday Gala &

Iris Award honoring Susan Brennan, Founder of Second

Line Stages

Location: Smith/Stoller Residence (Garden District) 


7pm: Patron Party ($50 per ticket/ $100 for non members)

8pm: Gala Party ($25 per tickets / $50 for non members)

8:30pm: Presentation of the Iris Award to Susan Brennan

7 - 10pm: Silent Auction 

11pm: Event ends



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