Women of the Lens Film Festival is calling for submissions from British and international producers and filmmakers for its sixth festival, which will take place in March 2024. The festival is dedicated to showcasing the talents of Black women in the film industry and accepts submissions of feature films, short films, animation, and anime in all genres. Submissions for broadcast, web series, and podcast productions are also welcome.
The festival will feature film screenings, as well as high-impact discussions with industry professionals. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2023.
About Women of the Lens Film Festival
Women of the Lens Film Festival was founded in 2017 by Jenifer G. Robinson. The festival is committed to facilitating industry partnerships, developing audience engagement with rarely seen images of Black women, highlighting and celebrating achievement, and contributing to the wider discourse around representation and media education.
Submissions are open to British and international productions. Films must be completed after January 1, 2022. The festival accepts feature films, short films, animation, and anime in all genres. Submissions for broadcast, web series, and podcast productions are also welcome.
The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2023. To submit your film, please visit the festival website.
Jennifer G. Robinson, festival founder and director said,
“I’m really proud of the amazing support that the festival continues to receive from all different types of people and organizations. This helps us to make deeper impacts when serving our industry’s communities. Especially since the SAG-AFTRA strikes and the ripple effect we’re all feeling across the globe, now more than ever, independent filmmaking and its supporting industries such as festivals, should come into the fore to deliver authentic and powerful stories that are reflective of a diverse society, and an industry that aims to build nurturing environments for those in front of and behind the camera…”