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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

9 Annual: March 06, 2014 to March 09, 2014

 

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 15, 2012
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


October 15, 2012
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
15-Dec-2012


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2010


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 1  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DigiBeta  
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best of Fest Award


CATEGORY RULES
General Rules
The 8th Annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival accepts short documentary, narrative, animated and experimental films in any genre.

Short films are under twenty minutes.

To be eligible at least three of the following creative roles must have been filled by a woman: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer (one woman may serve in more than one role).

Films must have been completed after March 2010.

Selection and Notification:
1. Submissions will be reviewed by a selection of jurors appointed by the Festival Committee, a committee of the Board of Directors of Women in Film + Television Vancouver.
2. Filmmakers will be notified of the decision by December 15, 2012.
3. All communications will be sent electronically, including selection and notification letters: please make sure the email address and phone number provided on the entry form are correct!
4. If selected for VWIFF 2013, exhibition copies must be delivered to WIFTV by January 31, 2013 and must be accompanied by two DVD screeners. Filmmakers, or their representatives, of selected films must cover the cost of shipping to the festival. The festival will cover return shipping.
5. Exhibition formats will be accepted in PAL or NTSC but must be one of the following: Blue-ray, Digi BetaCam, HDCam, 35mm.
6. Promotional materials of films selected for VWIFF 2013 become the property of VWIFF 2013 and can be used to promote VWIFF 2013 in all mediums including film, television, radio and the internet.

Submission:
1.Submissions are accepted through Withoutabox.
2. Submission screeners may be uploaded through Withoutabox or two DVD copies may be mailed directly to the festival.
3. DVD screeners may be either PAL or NTSC and must be labeled with the film title, running time and filmmaker contact information.
3. Works in progress are accepted and must be labeled accordingly.
4. VWIFF 2013 is not responsible for compatibility issues if DVD preview copies do not play.
5. Preview DVDs will not be returned.
6. Ensure that your WAB tracking # is clearly marked on the outside of your package when mailing to the festival.
7. Include a list of the film's credits, a short synopsis and the film's running time with each submission.

A press kit is not required at the time of submission.
Do not send paper press kits with your submission DVDs.

Payment of submission fees:
1. WAB will accept payment by Visa or Mastercard (using PayPal). It will also allow you to pay by international money order: write the invoice number on the money order and mail your payment to us with your submission package.
2. All payments must be in CANADIAN DOLLARS. Please do not send cash.
3. Money orders must be payable to WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION VANCOUVER
4. Entry fees are entirely non-refundable.

Festival Address:
8th Annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival
Women in Film + Television Vancouver
306-207 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6B 1H7

Telephone: 604-685-1152

Enquires: info@womeninfilm.ca