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Women Calling the Shots Showcase of short films made by women filmmakers at the2016 Hamptons International Film Festival, October 6 to 10, 2016 A partnership between the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) and New York Women In Film & Television (NYWIFT), Women Calling the Shots is in its 14th year.The series gives voice to the creative visions of women through film and video, including narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. NYWIFT invites its members, as well as members of Women in Film chapters worldwide to submit their short films for consideration for this program that is curated by NYWIFT and HIFF. No submission fee is required for applications. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
This application must be submitted by email.
Include a one-page synopsis for each submission.
SHORTS ONLY: Films must be 20 minutes or less in running time. (There will be no exceptions for films with extended running times.)
Film submission: Submit an online link. (Password must be good through October 31st, 2016.
The submission will be disqualified if the review panel is unable to screen the work with the link.)
To submit a film, download and complete the attached submission form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Multiple submissions must be sent as separate emails.
Non-English films must have subtitles.
Completion Date: Films must have been completed after January 31st, 2015.
Previous submissions will not be accepted.
Submitted films must not have been released theatrically or received a U.S. television broadcast.
Submissions must be RECEIVED electronically by Friday, May 20th, 2016 (11:59pm Eastern Standard Time) Please Note: Submitting a film for the Women Calling the Shots showcase does not qualify it as a submission for the main slate of The Hamptons International Film Festival.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film—long, short,fiction and documentary—and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences. The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all. The 24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival: October 6-10, 2016.