tiLTFEST is the celebration of women's stories. The soul-stirringly good, the gut-wrenchingly bad and all in between.

We are a multipronged mobile festival celebrating dynamic women across multiple disciplines and genres. Our goal is to create intersecting pathways with sustainable footprints through teaching, gathering, showcasing, listening and going together across the finish line.

Highlights of what you'll experience:

- Uniquely built fireside chats with female industry gamechangers
- Wellness incubators for what matters and matters most
- Equity and Inclusion focused paneled sessions
- Mixers with award-winning filmmakers and influencers across multiple industries
- The sexiest awards brunch celebrating awe-inspiring accomplishments, hosted by our Ambassador!

Laureled submission process
Inaugural Year Awards are limited to the following:
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary
Best Short
(award categories will expand post first year)
Live Youth Spoken Word Competition - monetary award
365 Mentorship opportunities for first time filmmakers who apply

All submissions must come via FilmFreeway portal - no exceptions
All submissions must be received by established deadlines and include designated fees
All submissions must be in English or with English subtitles
All submissions must be produced post-January 1, 2021
All submissions must have a woman Director and/or Producer and/or Screenwriter or Lead Character, no exceptions

All Submissions May NOT be posted online, available for viewing, download or purchase on any/all streaming platforms.

If your film has screened and won awards at previous festivals, please indicate which festivals and the awarded category.

If accepted, filmmakers will receive communication regarding playback format, attendance policies and official laurels for marketing.

General submission information for Narrative Features:
Run Time: 72 minute minimum.

General submission information for Short Films:
Run Time: 40 minutes or less including credits.

General submission information for Feature Length Documentaries:
Run Time: 45 minute minimum.

General submission information for Documentary Short:
Run Time: 40 minutes or less including credits.

Genres accepted:
Action; Comedy; Drama; Fantasy/Anime; Horror; Mystery; Romance; Thriller; Informative

Genres NOT accepted: extreme violence, any and all pornographic content, degradation of any sort, included but not limited to women, children, religious groups, gender, or ethical/racial profiling of any sort.