The annual Women’s Voices Now Online Film Festival celebrates and awards the best films from around the world that highlight women in film and women’s rights issues that inspire social change.

Each year, films are selected from over 174 countries and filmmakers compete for cash prizes, media features and the opportunity to have their films added to the WVN Film Archive for global promotion and viewing. The Women’s Voices Now Online Film Festival is for films and filmmakers interested in exposure and advocacy, and teaming up with WVN to have your films seen around the world.

Films must be made by women and/or about women’s social, economic, and political issues. Films by women and men are eligible for entry. Submissions will open on September 10, 2018 and close on Feb.

Submitting your film to our festival means that you agree to our Rules and Regulations.

To learn more about our festival and to submit, please visit our Film Freeway submission page.

Films can be submitted by men and women and must explore but not limited to one or more of the following issues:
∆ Women in Film / Women Filmmakers
∆ Women Media Creators/Storytellers
∆ HerStory
∆ Political representation
∆ Justice in the legal system
∆ Portrayals of violence against women
∆ Leadership and advocacy
∆ Harmful and controlling cultural practices
∆ Economic empowerment
∆ Equal education opportunities
∆ Challenging media stereotypes
∆ Women’s sexuality
∆ Healthy partnerships and relationships
∆ Reproductive health
∆ Matriarchal societies