Digi Vodule entries open to 31st October.
Film entries closed.
Screening 6 - 8 March 2012 in Sydney. Traveling to over 16 national locations & overseas
The 18th WOW (World of Women) Film Festival presents works of Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Digi-Vodules and Student films of less than 35 minutes duration with key creative input by women from Australia and around the world for competition. Films over 35 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 2012 for best director, best writer, best cinematographer, best editor, best music composition for eligible films.
Films reflect a range 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 under represented groups. WOW 2012 aims to be a festival of discovery, celebration, debate, networking and an inspiration for new work. While especially showcasing films by Australian women, WOW 2012 will also screen international films.
Digi Media – Short form Content Competition 2012 – Vodules – under 4 min.
WOW is excited to announce a new arena for Women content producers –
Vodules for Digi Media.
Vodules are created to make use of the emerging market of mobile technology and short form content. Vodules can be from any genre:
• Short doco’s
• Short fiction
• Music Videos
Just remember these Vodules are for the “Small Screen” so consider this in your production style eg: clean backgrounds and great sound
Using the World Wide digital distribution platform of YouTube WOW will now accept Vodules in the following format
- Video Format: H.264, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 preferred
- Aspect Ratio: Native aspect ratio without letterboxing (examples: 4:3,16:9)
- Resolution: 640x360 (16:9) or 480x360 (4:3) recommended
- Audio Format: MP3 or AAC preferred
- Frames per second: 30
- Maximum length: 4 minutes (we recommend 2-3 minutes)
- Maximum file size: 1 GB
- Vodule entries must be sent as QUICKTIME on DVD or USB DRIVE
Finalists selected will be up loaded to our YouTube channel and the Vodule with the most hits will win our Vodule competition.
IF YOUR FILM IS SELECTED WOW WILL NOTIFY YOU BY EMAIL
• WOW will request that you email high quality jpeg stills for publicity.
• Filmmakers are responsible for freight of selected films to the Festival by 10th December, 2011. WOW will only pay return freight for selected Films.
• If selected the film must be sent to WIFT NSW as a Quicktime .MOV file in Pro-Res HQ, Pro-Res or H.264 codec.
• Aspect ration: 1920x1080 (HD) where possible. This may be submitted on an external hard drive, data DVD or USB.
• The Festival may use extracts from films and stills for promotional purposes and festival publicity.
Women in Film and Television NSW is 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. We are a membership based non-profit
WIFT NSW is part of a global organisation, Women in Film and Television International
(WIFTI), which provides a foundation for
global co-operation as well as a public voice representing
and unifying our members worldwide.