WomenCinemakers Annual Showcase 2017

Publish Date: Jan 30, 2017

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017


Since 2012, WomenCineMakers has brought audiences critically-acclaimed and innovative films directed by women, supporting both emerging and established auteurs whose work manifests stylistic innovation and a deep knowledge of the cinematographic medium. Women Producers, Writers, and Directors from around the world have the opportunity to present their films to the wide attention of the English-reading audience. WomenCinemakers offers its over 300’000 readers insight into the work of emerging directors in the short film and experimental cinema section. Since 2013 WomenCinemakers has been promoting new experiments by creating the section Nine New Women Filmmakers that awards debuts and and innovative films. With a mixture of newcomers and established directors, our annual anthologies have featured over the years more than 100 artists, with many of them competing in international film festivals including the Cannes Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and the Venice Biennale. Film directors play an important role in determining how we see ourselves and the world around us. Gender of the storyteller matters. The world needs the creative energy and vision of women. Join WomenCinemakers.


WomenCinemakers opens up a new space for women directors to share their powerful films and ideas, encouraging mutual exchange where the filmmakers and critics can converge to discuss the becoming of the film industry. Browsing through WomenCinemakers, you’ll find interviews and essays about emerging and established women filmmakers, reports from international film festival such as Cannes and Berlin, with a special look at female artists and professionals embracing leading roles in front of and behind the camera.


We are looking for shorts, documentaries and features written, directed or produced by women. Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time submitted. There are four (4) categories that films can be entered: Independent Cinema, Documentary, Dance Video, Experimental cinema.  In order to submit a film to the WomenCinemakers you have to send the film and the completed film entry form before February 28th. You can fill out our submission form or email us your proposal including a link to your video and a short description of your film. 

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