The International day has been created to highlight women filmmakers across the globe
and to provide a platform to showcase their talents. In addition to discuss matters that are
affecting women in media on a global level and secure realistic solutions to address the
challenges that women face in media on an international stage.

Selected Filmmakers will receive the AAWIC International Day Award

Please read the following terms and conditions in connection with your submission to the AAWIC 2017 Annual Film Festival. As the filmmaker (Director, Writer, Producer) or Creator, I/We have submitted to AAWIC and warrant as sole and exclusive owner(s) of all legal right and the title thereto have absolute authority to submit the enclosed material to AAWIC.

All films must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2014.

-Films must be directed or written or produced by African Women filmmakers who are of the African Diaspora.

-Filmmakers submitting their film for consideration of the 2017 AAWIC Film Festival must be a minimum of 18 years old.

-Filmmakers submitting in the English language or have English language subtitles.

-Films can be shot in any format and must be completed (credits, etc.)

-Seeking Short Films total running time cannot exceed 20 minute

-Can submit multiple entries, however information for each films must be submitted for each film.

I/We will indemnify and hold harmless AAWIC its jurors, sponsors and partners individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands losses, damages, costs, liability and expenses including legal expenses apprising out of or in connection with any and all claims, or third party claims based on material submitted to AAWIC. AAWIC Annual Film Festival selectees and winners will permit AAWIC to use title of the work submitted and the logline, their name, and or likeness & publicity stills in publicity and promotional efforts.