WVN Film Festival.

A women’s rights documentary film festival for emerging filmmakers.


Leslie J. Sacks Best Documentary Feature  – $3,500

Best Documentary Short – $2,000

Best Human Rights Documentary – $2,000

Best Creative Documentary  – $1,000

Best First-time Filmmaker  – $1,000

Best Youth Documentary Short – $500

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Advisory Board

The Celluloid Ceiling.

Women filmmakers are out there, so why is women-produced content still underrepresented? 

Women Filmmakers: Shattering That Ceiling.

Our independent film festival challenges gender-based stereotypes both on and off the screen. To support this vision, our online film festival:

Women's Voices Now
Film Festival Jury Members

Our Approach.

“The Women’s Voices Now Film Festival provides a rare and special platform for unheard voices and issues, and is a creative boon for independent women filmmakers around the world.”

– Dr. Meena Longjam, Filmmaker

Festival Sponsors.

2024 Girls Voices Now Summer Media Training Program applications are now open