Submissions for the 2016 Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (#VIWIFF2016,
March 8-13, 2016) and the International Screenplay Competition end October 15th, 2015. This six-day festival celebrates and promotes women working in screen-based media.
It accepts films with women in at least three of these key creative roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer. Films completed after March 2013 are eligible.
As well as featuring films by women from around the world, the festival offers moderated question and answer sessions and panel discussions related to the films, artist talks, networking events, workshops, an awards ceremony, gala and industry events. It also hosts an International Screenplay Competition.
In addition to offering independent filmmakers a professional screening opportunity, the festival pays artist fees and all films are entered to win cash awards.