Plan A: Black Women on the Rise Film Festival, is a showcase of short films by Black women to empower Black women. We celebrate the artistry of filmmakers, producers, writers, and actors, to bridge the gap between emerging and established industry leaders. The 8th annual festival is presented in partnership with WACO (Where Art Can Occur) Theater Center and M.P.A.C.T (More Positive Artists Coming Together) Entertainment and Events.

A production grant of $1,000 will be presented to the Top Rated Film.

Submission Requirements:

*Women ONLY

*20 Minutes max or under

*Direct downloadable format (We Transfer & Public Files only)

*Accepting All Genres listed below:


*Panelists will be rating your film based on the following elements on a scale of 100%:

-Script 25%
-Cinematography 20%
-Direction 20%
-Performance 20%
-Costume/Wardrobe 15%