2023 VIWFF Submissions Closed


The 18th Annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival is now closed for submissions.

VIWFF provides a platform for women and gender diverse filmmakers, challenges the inequities they face in a screen-based media industry, and seeks to inspire new generations of filmmakers. The festival opens on March 8 (International Women’s Day) and will screen films with women and gender diverse filmmakers in at least three of the following eight key creative roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer and Production Designer.

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VIWFF Summer Fest


The 17th Annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival's Summer Fest took place on August 26 and 27. It was a celebration of the Best of the Fest and the Best of BC screenings that featured industry guests and afterparties at VIFF Centre. 

Summer Fest's Best of BC is proudly sponsored by Matrix Production Services.


Please visit www.viwff.ca for full program details and ticket purchase.


Special thanks to our 2022 Festival Sponsors and Partners 

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