Chick Flicks Film Festival
In October, Women In Film Dallas hosts our Annual Chick Flicks Film Festival at Studio Movie Grill Movie Grill in Dallas on Royal Lane. Proceeds from submission entry fees and ticket sales benefit the WIF.D scholarship fund. Scholarship winners will be announced the evening of the festival. Check out our website at www.wifdallas.org for more details as the festival approaches.
1. Film submissions must be by a female filmmaker with Texas roots – either producer, director, or crew member with a key role in the production. (Crew members must submit an explanation describing their key role(s) in the production.)
2. Submit a DVD of your film, labeled with the film title, year of production, total running time (30 minutes or less) and filmmaker’s name.
3. Filmmaker’s brief bio, contact address, email, and phone.
4. A brief synopsis of the film (50 words or less).
5. One (1) production still (digital file on CD or printed image high resolution)
6. A mailer if you would like your DVD/CD returned to you.
7. Entry fee: $15 for WIF.D members and $30 for non-members.
For more information about submissions or festival sponsorship, please contact Chick Flicks Chair, Elise Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birds Eye View
Birds Eye View celebrates & supports international women filmmakers. Founded as a short film event in 2002, we registered as a charity in 2004, launched the UK’s first major women’s film festival in 2005, and are now developing year-round activity with our First Weekenders Club, BEV Labs, touring programme and online community. Birds Eye View is a dynamic, fast growing organisation determined to make a difference. We showcase the best features, documentaries and short films made by women around the world, alongside a Retrospective celebrating the pioneering women of cinema and an Innovation programme exploring the creative possibilities opened up by new technology.
Jewish Women’s Film Festival
Films must focus on the experiences, aspirations and accomplishments of Jewish women through the ages and throughout the world. Films submitted for consideration may not be screened in the New York Metropolitan area from October 1-December 1, 2010. The “Ellie” Award will be presented for the Best Film. $35.00 (covers submission of 1-5 films) to enter.
Women’s Film Institute Shorts Tour
Women’s Film Institute Shorts Tour accepts short films/video 30 minutes or under in length and all genres: experimental, narrative, documentary, and animation. Films/videos must be directed or co–directed by women. Tour locations include: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. $25-50 to enter.
San Francisco Women’s Film Festival
San Francisco Women’s Film Festival accepts films/video of all lengths and genres: experimental, narrative, documentary, and animation. Films/videos must be directed or co–directed by women.
Reel Women International Film Festival
Reel Women International Film Festival honors and advances the careers of accomplished and emerging women filmmakers by providing them a forum to showcase their films in the heart of the entertainment industry. Our goal is to help increase opportunities for women of diverse backgrounds to share their stories with the world.
MadCat Women’s International Film Festival
MadCat Women’s International Film Festival exhibit provocative and visionary works that are original in their use of the medium. MadCat is committed to showcasing women directors who challenge the use of sound and image and explore notions of visual story telling. $15-40 to enter.
Women’s Film Festival in Brattleboro, Vermont
The festival’s aims are to promote choices by showcasing films that depict women’s multi-faceted lives and to give a more human and humane context to world events….to show how those events impact on women’s lives, and how women’s lives impact on the world. $15 to enter.
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival is a film festival to support and celebrate women filmmakers and women subject matters. $25 to enter.
Moondance International Film
Moondance’s objective for this competition and film festival is to promote and encourage screenwriters and independent filmmakers, and the best work in stage plays, radio plays, TV scripts, musical scores, lyrics, librettos, musical videos, & short stories.
Portland Women’s Film Festival, POW FEST
The mission of the Portland Women’s Film Festival is to celebrate the art and cinematic contribution of women filmmakers from around the world, in any format, with any content and in any genre.
Lunafest Film Festival
Lunafest looks for filmmakers and producers from around the globe with unique films by…for…about women! $20 to enter!
Student Academy Awards
The Student Academy Awards is an annual competition for college and university filmmakers. Winners – selected by the professional filmmaker members of the Academy – receive trophies and cash prizes. Free to enter!
Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival
Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival showcasing exceptional educational, inspirational and positive films and videos from around the world. $40 Features, $35 Shorts
San Diego Women’s Film Festival
Southern California’s most notable and longest running women’s film festival was a big success! They showcased over a hundred films from around the world, offering a diverse selection of features, shorts and documentaries that competed for both Judge and Audience awards.
M.A.L.I. Women’s Film and Performance Arts Festival
The festival is an outlet to view, interact, network and purchase the works of female artists of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Baltimore Women’s Film Festival
This non-profit festival is held during breast cancer awareness month. 50% of all ticket sale proceeds are donated to breast cancer research and the outreach/survivorship program for Johns Hopkins breast cancer patients. $20-50 entry fee
browse by genre:
- African American
- Commercials/1 Minute Shorts
- Free to enter!!!
- Music Video/Musicals
- Public Service Announcement
- Screenwriting/Teleplay Writing/Playwriting
- Timed Film Competition
- Web Series/Websites