A platform for independent female filmmakers, Flicks by Chicks Fest (FxCF) is a competitive, juried film festival sponsored by Women in Film Dallas. The 16th annual FxCF exists to promote, empower, and mentor women in the film industry and the arts as a whole.
The festival program consists of one or more short film blocks (dependent upon submission volume) and one centerpiece feature film. Films are eligible if women are in two or more of the following positions: director, writer, producer, director of photography, or editor.
Awards & Prizes
Jury Prize Best of Shorts:
All short film submissions are eligible.
Jury Prize Best of Texas:
Films submissions are eligible if shot on location in Texas and/or one of the following creatives is Texan: director, writer, producer, director of photography, or editor.
Audience Choice Award:
All short film submissions are eligible. One prize per shorts block.
Centerpiece Feature Film:
One feature film will be selected to headline the Flicks by Chicks Festival. Cash prize, publicity for the film via Women in Film Dallas, and a Director Q&A session will be awarded to the film that is selected.
Rules & Terms
Eligibility: Films are eligible if women are in two or more of the following positions: director, writer, producer, director of photography, or editor. Film must have been completed after January 1, 2015. Film must be in English, or have English subtitles.
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Flicks by Chicks Fest is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes including but not limited to screenings in conjunction with Women Texas Film Festival and/or Dallas Video Fest. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for public screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless Women in Film Dallas and Flicks by Chicks Fest from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
Submission Fees are Final. No Refunds!