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31-Mar-2015 4:54pm PDT  

 

Female Eye Film Festival

13 Annual June 16, 2015 to June 21, 2015

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50 Wallace St.
Woodbridge ON L4L 2P3
Canada
Phone: 905. 264-7731
femaleeyefilmfestival@gmail.com
http://www.femaleeyefilmfestival...

SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

Drama
Film must be directed by a woman.
All films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length, in order to qualify for a Best Film Award.
Comedy
Films must be directed by a woman.
All films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length, in order to be considered for a Best Film Award.
Documentary
Any and all subject matters, themes and lengths are accepted as long as the film is directed by a woman.
All films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length, or genre in order to be considered for a Best Film Award.

Experimental
All themes and lengths are accepted as long as the film is directed by a woman.

Films submitted "In Competition" for the Best Experimental Award pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length in order to be considered for the Best Experimental Film Award. Experimental includes art house, integrated media, avant- garde, and documentary.
Animation
All subject matters, themes and lengths are accepted as long as the film is directed by a woman.
Films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length, in order to be considered for a Best Animation Film Award.
Screenwriters Program
FeFF Screenplay Writers Program (open to female and male writers) offers the Script Reading Workshops & The Good To Go.
Canadian Feature
Film must be produced in Canada. Must be feature length.
Foreign Films
A feature film produced outside of Canada. Must be feature length.
Late NIGHT (horror, suspense, thriller genres)
Films must be directed by a woman
Short Film
Under 40 min.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) is a competitive international women director’s film festival established in 2001, as a not-for-profit organization.

The FeFF showcases high caliber independent films that illuminate the best of debut, emerging, and established women directors from around the globe, and presents awards for Best Films and Best Screenplays at the Closing Awards Ceremony.

The Female Eye serves to bridge the gap between the written, visual and media arts with an eclectic program of Film Screenings, Script Readings, and FeFF Photo Exhibit, along with an Industry Initiatives Program, and Best In The Biz Tributes.

The Female Eye attracts film enthusiasts, emerging, and internationally recognized directors, screen writers, seasoned industry professionals, celebrities, and decision makers in film and television. The Female Eye is noted for its intimate atmosphere, great programming, and accessibility.

Mission and Mandate
• Offer a perspective through the Female Eye
• Enlighten, educate and entertain through independent cinema
• Illuminate the best of debut, emerging and established filmmakers
• Celebrate the relationship between the written, visual and media arts





ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The FeFF was established in 2001 as a non-profit organization. The FeFF presents films directed by international women filmmakers from around the globe.

The Female Eye is a competitive festival and awards are presented for Best Films and Best Screenplays annually. Film awards include Best of Show, Best Debut Feature, Best Canadian Feature, Best Foreign Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best Animation and Best Experimental. An HONOURARY DIRECTOR AWARD and BEST IN THE BIZ TRIBUTE recognizes one internationally recognized director annually along with the HONOURARY MAVERICK AWARD AND BEST IN THE BIZ TRIBUTE. ALL films submitted for competition qualify for Best of Show, Best Film and at the discretion of the jury films can qualify in more than one award category e.g. Best Short Film & Best Debut Director or Best Experimental Documentary, Best of Show...

FeFF awards are hand welded, engraved, one-of-a-kind statues created by Willie Anicic and top film awards augmented with in kind production service grants between $2500-$3500


For two consecutive years (2013 – 2014) the Female Eye Film Festival was voted “top 50 film festivals in the world worthy the entry fee” by the renowned independent Movie Maker magazine

ORGANIZERS
Jules Koostachin (Aboriginal and Indigenous Program Director) ; Leslie Ann Coles (Director) ; Leslie Ann Coles (Director) ; Mark Sanders (Head of Production & Development) ; Rebeka Antanina (Admin / Sponsorship / Business Affairs) ; Rebeka Antanina (Admin / Sponsorship / Business Affairs)

GENERAL RULES
All films must be directed by a woman.
All films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of the films length in order to be considered for a Best Film Award.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Filmmakers are responsible for the shipment of their preview DVD's (x2) and the delivery of their festival screener to and from The Female Eye unless otherwise notified. A formal agreement is issued to the filmmakers and /or their assigns upon acceptance to the FeFF 2015. Preview DVD's can be returned if the director provided a self addressed stamped envelope accompanies their submission package. The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or distributor submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.