Women in Film and TV International (WIFTI) Short Film Showcase is a powerful demonstration of our members’ creativity, vision, and artistry. Founded in 2004, the Showcase presents selected films from Women in Film & TV International Chapters around the world; some of the recent Showcase short films have been nominated for Academy Awards received distribution deals and garnered other recognition globally. WIFTI encourages unique points of view and storytelling that focus on subjects/issues that concern women. The Short Film Showcase is for WIFTI Chapter Members only - please do not submit if you or your producer are NOT a member of a WIFTI Chapter.

Cash Prizes of $500 may be awarded to the top three films, from Chapters in good standing to the the International WIFTI. (Best of Narration, Best of Documentary, Best of Animation) selected by a jury. These prizes will be awarded to the director in spring of 2017.

The Women in Film and TV International (WIFTI), Short Film Showcase is a members only showcase of films. You must be a current member of a Women in Film & TV chapter worldwide in order to submit to this festival. In the submissions process you will have to provide your chapter and contact to verify your membership. Along with a letter from your chapter verifying your membership. Please provide this document in your press kit. In turn your chapter needs to be in good standing with dues to the International WIFTI to further qualify your film. Go to WIFTI.net for the most current chapters.

A chapter or a member of a chapter can submit to this festival.

Length of film can be no longer than 15 minutes including titles.

Completion of film needs to be within the last 2 years. 2016 & 2017

Director must be female.

Overall Rating
  • Frederice Klinge

    Heartwarming, good organized, à fois placé tout be

    February 2019
  • Alfonso Films

    We were selected as the Irish entry to compete in the International Competition! Communication has been great and we look forward to being a part of the programming in various countries and network with fellow female filmmakers! This is a great festival and group to be a part of!

    March 2018