21st Annual

World of Women's Cinema - WOW Film Festival

September 01, 2015 to September 11, 2015

 
Category

Short Films & Documentaries Competition under 55 mins

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
August 29, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
WIFT (Any Chapter) 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
October 24, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
WIFT (Any Chapter) 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
November 14, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WIFT (Any Chapter) 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
WIFT (Any Chapter) 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 31, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 55 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after November 1, 2012

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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 4  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 4    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Australian Fiction - Drama
Best Australian Fiction - Drama
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Fiction - Comedy
Best Australian Fiction - Comedy
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Documentary
Australian Documentary
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Animation
Australian Animation
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Student Film
Best Australian student film
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best International Short Fiction
Best International Short fiction
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best International Short Documentary
Best International Short Documentary
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best International Animation
Best International Animation
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Audience Choice Award
Best film selected by the audience for each session
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Woman Cinematographer
Best Australian Woman Cinematographer of films entered in the WOW Short Film Competition
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Woman Director
Best Australian woman director of films entered in the WOW Short Film Competition
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Australian Woman Screen Writer
Best Australian woman screen writer of films entered into the WOW Short Film Competition
Sponsor:Film Mosaics

Best Australian Woman Screen Editor
Best Australian woman editor of films entered in the WOW Short Film Competition
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Best Woman Composer
Best woman composer of films entered in the WOW Short Film Competition
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Multi-Platform Media Award
Multi-Platform Media maximun length of 4 minutes, under 1 GB file size. Short form narrative for mobile phone or internet distribution.
Sponsor:To be announced, check website

Category Rules

Films and documentaries under 55 minutes.

Criteria - Woman Director OR a woman in any TWO of these roles: Producer, writer, editor, cinematographer, production designer / art
director, central acting role, vfx supervisor, stereographer, sound
designer, composer, special FX makeup/prosthetics, costume designer

Completed in or after January 2013

For further information, please contact: wowfilmfestival@wiftnsw.org.au