seeing the world through the eyes of women

21st WOW FILM FESTIVAL
Sydney Australia, 1-11 September 2015
CALLING FOR ENTRIES

THE 21ST WOW (WORLD OF WOMEN'S CINEMA) FILM FESTIVAL 
Screening 1 to 11 September 2015 in Sydney Australia, travelling to national & overseas locations

The 21st WOW (World of Women's Cinema) Film Festival is now calling for entries for Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Multi-Platform Media and Student films of less than 55 minutes duration with key creative input by women from Australia and around the world for competition. Films over 55 minutes duration can be entered in the non-competition category.

WOW is a unique showcase of films by women, allowing for a different storytelling and giving another perspective of the world through women's eyes. WOW promotes and awards the talents of women filmmakers in many roles.

Awards in 2015 for best films in various categories & best director, best writer, best cinematographer, best editor, best music composition for eligible films. See the full list of last year's winners here.

Entries are welcomed from any genre, with a variety of production values, from emerging and established filmmakers representing different backgrounds and nationalities.

WOW welcomes works from every sector of the Australian & International women filmmaking community, particularly from Australian indigenous filmmakers and other underrepresented groups.

WOW 2015 aims to be a festival of discovery, celebration, debate, networking and an inspiration for new work. While especially showcasing films by Australian women, WOW 2015 will also screen international films.

WOW is presented by Women in Film and Television NSW, a not-for-profit member-based organization committed to improving the status of women, both on and off the screen, by supporting and advancing women working in the film, television and related screen industries.

NEWS...

21 November 2014


We have some important and exciting news for you. The festival, which was originally planned for March 2015, is moving to September 2015.

CALL FOR ENTRIES
extended to 31 March 2015.

Submit your film today!


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Click here to download the ENTRY FORM (.doc)

DEADLINE:
31 March 2015

ENTRY FEES*:
Shorts & Features
Regular: $60
Student: $50
WIFT:    $50

Digivodules
Regular: $30
Student: $25
WIFT:    $25


* Entries received via WAB eligible for a discount, check WAB for details.

CRITERIA 

Films must either have a woman director or must have a woman in at least TWO of these categories:

  • producer
  • writer
  • editor
  • cinematographer
  • production designer / art director
  • central acting role
  • vfx supervisor
  • stereographer
  • sound designer
  • composer
  • special FX makeup / prosthetics
  • costume designer

There are 3 categories in which to enter:

  • IN COMPETITION: Short films and documentaries under 55min
  • IN COMPETITION: Multi-Platform, digital multimedia under 4min (DigiVodules)
  • OUT OF COMPETITION: Features & documentaries


Click here for full terms and conditions

ENQUIRIES 

Email: wowfilmfestival@wiftnsw.org.au 

Text/Phone: +61 (0)417 405 819 / +61 (0)488 004 428 / +61 2 9357 1490

Website: www.wift.org/wow
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The WOW Film Festival is presented by 
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World of Women's Cinema
WOW Film Festival
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