Submitting Your Film

Film submissions will remain open and be accepted until August 17, 2021.


We welcome films targeted to an adult audience.  All films must be made by, or feature, women in a strong leading role, or films that focus on women and their life experiences. Preference will be given to films made by women in a leadership role(s); including director, screenplay writer, producer, cinematographer, etc.
All genres including live action narrative, live action documentary, animation, experimental, hybrid, etc. may be submitted.

Work completed after January 1, 2019 will be considered for the 2021 festival.

You can enter your film in two designated categories:

Feature Program: click here for submission details
Full-length narrative or documentary (over 30 minutes)

Shorts Program: click here for submission details
Short films (30 minutes or less)

For film submission questions, please email the Programming Chair at


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