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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

Sept 27 — FILM AND MEDIA SHOWCASE: CINEWORKS/ WIFTV/ DOC BC posted on 12:11 PM, September 19, 2017
An evening of film and conversation. A collaboration between WIFTV, DOC BC and Cineworks, held on the last Wednesday of every month at Cineworks. Location: Cineworks Studio at 1131 Howe Street, entry...
Martini Madness Silent Auction posted on 2:12 PM, September 18, 2017
Our Make Your Movie Silent Auction contains a wide range of film service packages provided by our generous sponsors to support your next film!   Click here for registration / tickets. Free for members....
Martini Madness posted on 9:51 AM, August 31, 2017
The year's theme is G.L.O.W. (gorgeous ladies of wrestling) with prizes for best costume! Our Make Your Movie Silent Auction contains a wide range of film service packages provided by our generous sponsors...
Let's Talk Lighting Workshop posted on 11:08 AM, August 21, 2017
On September 23rd Wendy D will be hosting an informative workshop about lighting, for both writers and directors. Click here for more information and to register. 
From Our Dark Side posted on 4:09 PM, August 16, 2017
Applications now open! A national English language contest seeking the best in Canadian women-driven Genre Film ideas.  Why genre? Genre is a form that can explore a wide range of creative themes from...
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