Finally! A film festival that is genuinely design to help highlight the hardworking women in the film industry. We are also encouraging more women to direct, produce, write, and work behind the scenes as well as in front.

Here are the Awards.

Feature Film:
Best Picture

Short Film:
Best Picture

Best Documentary

Animation (Please submit under short film)

Music Video
Best Music Video

News Story
Best News Story

Best Screenplay

We are so excited that you are considering submitting your film to the 2016 International Women’s Film Festival. Our goal is to help women filmmakers get to next level. We want to see more content produced, directed, written by females. We want to give you, your company, and your projects the most exposure that we can but there are a few rules before submitting. If rules are broken, you will be automatically disqualified and will have to resubmit your video(s).

You also give us full permission to download a digital copy of your video as well as playing it during the festival week via projector and online . Some prizes will be granted based on the number of entries, donations and sponsors received. IWFF reserves the right to reject any submissions.

> No refund
> Must send your video before deadline
> We do not return any DVDs or Blurays. However, we can destroy them upon request
> No pornography of any kind
> Must be no longer or shorter then the required length per category
> Must pay entry fee
> Must fill out entry form

Overall Rating
  • Jenna Maclean Gray

    I'm honored to have been chosen as winner in the Best Screenplay category! Thank you for both your consideration and the time and effort in hosting this festival.

    November 2017
  • I greatly appreciate festivals committed to elevating the voices and complex experiences of women through the art of film. Thanks so much for recognizing Grace Fury!

    November 2017
  • Thank you for selecting my Film.

    October 2017
  • Excellent PR and promotion for all the films screened and the filmmakers. High quality, diverse and well programmed shorts selections. A lovely team behind the festival.

    February 2017
  • bristol mac donald

    A great festival. Despite dealing with a natural disaster, they stayed in communication. Very professional. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

    February 2017