Thursday, May 8, 2014

WIFTA Opens 2014 WIFTA Short Film Showcase Call For Entries

Each year, Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), often in conjunction with Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI), hosts a Short Film Showcase that highlights the work of talented filmmakers throughout the Southeast and beyond. This year, our 40th year as Georgia's foremost entertainment industry organization in support of women, is destined to be our best yet! The call for entries for the WIFTA Short Film Showcase, which will take place on June 25, 2014, is now open.

WIFTA is currently accepting short film entries from independent filmmakers from all genres - drama, comedy, action, sci-fi animation, spiritual / gospel and experimental. Eligible works must have a woman director, producer, writer, lead actress or cinematographer. Films must be shorts with a run time of 20 minutes or less (including opening titles / credits and closing credits) and must have been completed in 2012 or later.

Entry Fees & Deadlines

Online application regular deadline: May 16, 2014
Entry Fee: $20 WIFTA Members / $35 Non-members

Online application late deadline: May 23, 2014
Entry Fee: $25 WIFTA Members / $40 Non-Members

**The online application and entry fee must be completed by the date above. Submission packages must be received no later than May 27, 2014 to be considered.

Those interested in submitting a film for the WIFTA Short Film Showcase should visit to learn about the specific submission guidelines, fill out the online application and submit the entry fee.

This year's Short Film Showcase will be held on June 25, 2014. The evening will begin with a pre-screening networking reception at Apres Diem in Atlanta, Georgia. The screening will take place next door to Apres Diem at Landmark's Midtown Art Cinema.

Winners are expected to attend the film festival. So, entrants should plan accordingly.

Media requests should be submitted to:
General inquiries related to the 2014 WIFTA Short Film Showcase should be sent to:

Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), a 501(c)(3) Georgia non-profit, is a member-based professional organization affiliated with other Women In Film chapters around the world. Since our inception in 1974, the Atlanta chapter has proudly had a membership community of multi-generational and culturally diverse professionals, which include producer, directors, actors, entertainment attorneys, camera and sound technicians, film editors, graphic design artists, make-up artists, wardrobe specialists, screenwriters, talent agents and casting directors. WIFTA is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television and screen-based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion and inspire.

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