Welcome to the Women’s Independent Film Festival! Offering a platform in Los Angeles for the many diverse perspectives of women within the world of independent film, Women’s Independent Film Festival awards and screens the best independent films made by women filmmakers from around the world.
In order to qualify for entry, a woman must fill at least one of the following key positions: Director, Producer, Writer, Lead female Protagonist, Editor, or Cinematographer.
We hope to give voice to the many talented and underrepresented women creating great work in the independent film world.
Films in each category will be awarded Best of Category, Best Directing, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Editing. All winners of Best of Category will screen at the festival and compete for the audience award. The winner of the best of Script category with have a chance to read an excerpt from the winning script at the festival.
Film Categories: Features (Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Experimental), Shorts (Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Experimental), Music Videos, Student Films, Girls Make Films, Feminism on Film
Script Categories: Scripts (any length or genre). For the script to qualify, it must either be written by a woman or be centered around a female protagonist.
REGULAR DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 24, 2014
LATE DEADLINE: MARCH 17, 2014
LATE LATE DEADLINE: APRIL 7, 2014
WAB EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2014