MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Women’s Film Institute proudly presents its 9th annual San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival (SFIWFF)! The festival will showcase a special program of short films directed by women, to help commemorate Women’s History Month (March 2014, date and location to be announced).
SFIWFF accepts films of all genres 20 minutes or less in length: narrative, documentary, experimental, animation and new media. Films must be directed by or co-directed by women.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Women's Film Institute (WFI) supports its mission by presenting the best in women's cinema through the annual San Francisco International Women's Film Festival, and year-round educational programs and events. We pride ourselves in creating programming that brings the highest quality films to the community through various genres including: narrative, documentaries, music videos, animation, and experimental works. WFI films and screenings are selected and hosted by filmmakers, professors, and other notable figures in the world of film. In addition to exhibiting the next new wave of women filmmakers, the WFI also makes time to pay tribute to films by women with historical significance.
The San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival has a long tradition of providing the community with some of the best films directed and co-directed by women from all over the world. The festival celebrates the exceptional contributions of women in the world of cinema, and represents a convergence of excellence in filmmaking from around the globe.
Scarlett Shepard (Executive Director)
Please ensure that you have the permission to enter into the competition and you do not breach any copyright laws and regulations. Any film found to be infringing upon copyright laws will be disqualified.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I hereby allow the San Francisco International Women's Film Festival (SFIWFF) to preview my film/video. Once submitted my entry cannot be withdrawn.
I understand that SFIWFF, although they take every precaution cannot be held responsible for loss or damage of submission materials. If accepted SFIWFF reserves the right to keep this preview tape for the SFIWFF Archives.
I permit the SFIWFF to use my film, if selected, for its promotional reel and to use press stills from my film for Festival promotional materials, such as the SFIWFF website and newspaper articles.
If accepted I expressly grant SFIWFF the right to exhibit my film or video at the festival. I understand that my film submission is eligible for festival only.
I, the undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless San Francisco International Women's Film Festival 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.