16th Annual

Female Eye Film Festival

June 19, 2018 to June 24, 2018

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50 Wallace St.
Woodbridge ON L4L 2P3
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Phone: 905. 264-7731
femaleeyefilmfestival@gmail.com
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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • 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 directors from around the globe and hosts the Industry Initiatives Program. For five consecutive years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013) the Female Eye Film Festival was voted “top 50 film festivals in the world worthy of the entry fee” by the renowned independent Movie Maker magazine

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

FeFF awards are hand welded one-of-a-kind statues created by Dawson Culvert.

ORGANIZERS

Angela Argento (Film Programmer); Ariadna Ochrymovych (Film Programmer); Elizabeth Lazebnik (Film Programmer); Emily Collins; Inger Whist (FeFF Art Exhibit); Leslie Ann Coles (Director); Lindsay Connell (Script Development ); Monica Lee Bellais (Script Development Officer); Rebeka Antanina (Admin / Sponsorship / Business Affairs)

GENERAL RULES

Films: All films must be directed by a woman.

Competition & Awards:
All films submitted "In Competition" pay the flat entry fee of $100 regardless of genre and duration. All films submitted in competition will compete for an award in their category. FeFF Programmers can choose elect to nominate one film in each category not submitted "in competition" for the jury's consideration. The Closing Award Ceremony is help on the last night of the festival.

Script Development:
Script Development Program consists of the Script Reading Series & the Good To Go. The Script program is open to both men and women.

FeFF Photo Exhibit is an annual curated group exhibit. The Call for Submissions is in the early spring.

FeFF Filmmakers and Screenwriters receive in all access VIP Pass to the festival and this includes all industry events, receptions, tributes, panels and workshops.

FeFF Headquarters: 50 Wallace Street., Woodbridge, Ontario. Screeners are sent to the Woodbridge location.


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.