Submit a Short Film

Short Films (30 minute max)


We welcome short films targeted to an adult audience.  All short 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.


  • Early Bird: April 15, 2021 – Fee $30
  • Regular: June 15, 2021 – Fee $35
  • Late: July 15, 2021 – Fee: $40
  • Extended Late: August 17, 2021 – Fee: $50






  • All submitted works must be a maximum length of 30 minutes.
  • All genres welcome.
  • Film must be made by at least one woman in a leadership role: Director, Writer, Executive Producer, Producer have preference. Woman cinematographer and/or editor will be considered.
  • All submissions must be completed through Film Freeway. That makes it easiest for our programming committee.
  • No honorarium available.
  • No works-in-progress please.
  • Non-English films must be subtitled.


For more information, contact the Programming Chair at