Call for Entry | 21st Annual SPE Women’s Film & Video Festival

SPE

Due October 31, 2015
21st Annual SPE Women’s Film & Video Festival

The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Women’s Film Festival has featured innovative and provocative short documentaries, animation and fiction by women directors since 1995. The 2016 festival will be screened in Las Vegas, NV, on Friday and Saturday, March 11 & 12, at the 2016 SPE National Conference.

Narrative, documentary, animated and experimental shorts under 30 minutes, directed, produced, edited or shot by a woman are eligible. All rights must be cleared.

Fees
There is no entry fee for submissions received by 11:59 PM, October 31, 2015. Early submissions appreciated. Preference will be given to films submitted by the October 1, 2015. Late submissions will be accepted until November 8, 2015, with an entry fee of $15. To submit late, contact estomin@lycoming.edu for instructions.

Requirements
Email a web link to the full video to estomin@lycoming.edu. If password protected, include password

Email the following information to estomin@lycoming.edu with WFF16 as the subject line.
– contact information (name, address, email and telephone number)
– short (no more than 3 sentences) film synopsis
– short director’s bio (no more than 2 sentences)
– awards and festival screenings
– exact running time (do not count color bars, black, etc.)

Accepted filmmakers must provide a Quicktime H.264 file at the original dimensions, up to 1920px x 1080px, by Nov. 18.

Awards
All selected work will be screened at the conference plus films will be streamed 24-7 Thursday-Sunday over the hotel TV channel to conference participants’ rooms.

Considerations
Filmmakers may submit different work to more than one SPE Film Festival (Women’s Caucus Film Fest, Multi-Cultural Caucus Film Fest, LGBTQ Caucus Film Fest) but the same video cannot be submitted to multiple SPE fests.

Contact Information
Lynn Estomin

W: http://
E: estomin@lycoming.edu

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