Call for Submissions from Female Filmmakers

WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its 2020 Biennial Edition.


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.
There are five categories that can be entered:

• Independent Cinema
• Documentary
• Dance Video
• Performance
• Experimental cinema

In order to submit your work to the WomenCinemakers Biennale please fill the following


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.

DEADLINE February 28h, 2020


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 2012 WomenCinemakers has been promoting new experiments by creating the section Nine New WomenCinemakers that awards debuts and and innovative films. With a mixture of newcomers and established directors, our annual anthology has featured over the years more than 400 artists and filmmakers, with many of them competing in international film festivals including the Cannes Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and the Venice Biennale.

For more information, visit the Women Cinemakers website.

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