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19-Apr-2014 2:25am PDT  

 

Women's Independent Film Festival

3 Annual May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014

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18375 Ventura Blvd.
#432
Tarzana CA 91356
USA
info@womensindiefest.com
http://www.womensindiefest.com

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.

Narrative Short Film
Films submitted in this category must be under 30 minutes in length and may be of any genre. To qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Documentary
Films submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. To qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Narrative Feature Film
Films submitted in this category must be over 30 minutes in length and may be of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Animation
Films submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Music Videos
Films submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Experimental Cinema
Films submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Student Made Films
Films submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Scripts
Scripts submitted in this category may be any length and of any genre. For the script to qualify, it must either be written by a woman or be centered around a female protagonist.
Feminism On Film
Films submitted in this category contain subject matter that promotes the advancement of women in society or brings light to feminist issues. Fem on Film submissions may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.
Girls Make Movies
Films submitted in this category MUST be made by filmmakers under the age of 18. Films may be any length and of any genre. For the film to qualify, a young woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
To celebrate and give voice to the unique perspectives offered by women in cinema from every part of the world.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Welcome to the Women's Independent Film Festival! Offering a platform in Los Angeles for the many diverse perspectives of women within the world of independent film, Women's Independent Film Festival awards and screens the best independent films made by women filmmakers from around the world.

In order to qualify for entry, a woman must fill at least one of the following key positions: Director, Producer, Writer, Lead female Protagonist, Editor, or Cinematographer.

We hope to give voice to the many talented and underrepresented women creating great work in the independent film world.

Films in each category will be awarded Best of Category, Best Directing, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Editing. All winner of Best of Category will screen at the festival and compete for the audience award. The winner of the best of Script category with have a chance to read an excerpt from the winning script at the festival.

ORGANIZERS
Janine Ralphael (Festival Director)

GENERAL RULES
In order for a project to qualify, a woman must hold the role of AT LEAST ONE of the following: Producer, Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, or Lead Actor.

Please list your WAB tracking number on all submission materials.

We do not return submission materials.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By submitting your project, you agree to the following: Women's Independent Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Women's Independent 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. Entries will not be returned.