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Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Screenplay Competition

VIWIFF 2017 Screenplay Competition is committed to highlighting the best stories the world has to offer that are written by women. The festival is a forum for collaboration and networking with other screenwriters and filmmakers who contribute to the visibility of women through the ongoing practice of their craft.

Ten Official Selections have been selected to receive a festival pass and are invited to attend VIWIFF 2017!  

The top three Official Selections receive an InkTip Listing: a listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you, as well as a digital download of Final Draft screenwriting software. 

The finalist is presented with a cash prize at the Festival Awards Ceremony on March 12, 2017.

This year we received screenplays from across Canada and the U.S., plus Great Britain, France, Italy, Turkey, and the Ukraine.

Congratulations to the top 10 Official Selections for the 2017 Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Screenplay Competition: 

Amanda Darling – Mary: The Trials and Tribulations of an Unwed Pregnant Teen in The Ancient World

Ana de Lara – The Virgin Mary Had a Little Lamb

Clara Dollar – Patients

Annie Frazier Henry – Footprints In Blood

Elizabeth Indianos – Libertaire

Alix Joyce – Kill Me

Anita Reilly McGee – Mammy

Lily Mercer – My Old Man

Kristine Stephenson – Flightless

Megan Turner – Amaranthine

Many thanks to our esteemed jury for volunteering their time: Angela Crosato, Mia Divac, Sasha Duncan, Bill Hurst, Dee Leblanc, Jenny Siddle and Kelly Tatham. 


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