30th October 2008

Women in Film Festival Accepting Submissions

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Women in Film and Television Vancouver is accepting submissions for the 4th annual film festival. The festival is an internationally affiliated non-profit society committed to advancing and celebrating women in screen-based media. The festival seeks submissions in the following categories: Narrative and Documentary, Shorts and Features, New Media, Music Videos, Video Poems, and Experimental. Any genre, animated or live action, will be considered. Eligible films must have women in creative control, and films featuring female characters and stories are encouraged.

This year’s festival will be dedicated to new media and we are accepting submissions for a wide variety of projects such as visual/ audio installations, mobile films, nonlinear narration, and online projects. Two days of the festival will feature new media projects and dedicated panels and workshops discussing the future of women in the new media industry.

The annual festival coincides with International Women’s Day (March 8th) and is presented in association with the International organization, WIFTI, who provide an International short film showcase for screening. The achievements of BC filmmakers will also be celebrated at the Spotlight Awards Gala on Friday March 6, 2009.

The final submission deadlines for FILM SUBMISSION in any genre is OCTOBER 31ST, 2008.

The final submission deadline for NEW MEDIA PROJECTS is DECEMBER 5TH, 2008
* New Media submissions are free of charge!

PDF Application forms can be downloaded here

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