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The 2018 Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (#VIWIFF) and Screenplay Competition Call For Submissions is Now Open!

The 13th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, taking place from March 7-11, 2018, will showcase an impressive line-up of short, and feature films (narrative, documentary, experimental and animation) by established and emerging women filmmakers from around the world. As well as featuring films by women from around the world, the festival offers moderated question and answer sessions and panel discussions related to the films, artist talks, networking events, workshops, an awards ceremony, gala and industry events and an international screenplay competition.

Filmmakers and screenwriters are now invited to submit their work to the festival!

To find out more about the festival click here.

To find out more about the international screenplay competition click here.

For more information on the submissions guidelines click here.

To check out last years festival award winners click here.

What's New

What's New

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