Last Chance: Call for Submissions for the WFT Short Film Showcase 2021

By September 11, 2021Listen, News & Events
WFT Showcase

To celebrate our members’ wonderful short films, WFT Ireland will once again be running our annual Short Film Showcase.

Submit your short film now for this special showcase and you can be in with the chance of winning some very special prizes.

Best Film:

  • €500 Bursary towards your next project
  • A Colour Grade and DCP for your next short-form project thanks to Element Post-Production who takes pride in fostering the best of Ireland’s new talent
  • Full Audio Post-production on your next short-form project, including dialogue edit, sound edit, sound design and a full mix with Dean Jones at Scimitar Sound
  • PR Consultancy session with Kate Bowe
  • WFT Membership

Runner Up

Best Cinematography

  • A Lighting Package for your next short-form project from Teach Solais / Lighthouse
  • A Camera Package for your next short-form project from 24-7 Drama, who provides bespoke, custom camera packages to suit all production budgets.
  • WFT Membership

We want your film!

The deadline for submissions is Friday 17th September at 5pm. There is no submission fee to enter your film, you just need to be a current WFT Ireland member.

We hope to show as many as possible, but there will not be time to screen all the films we receive, in which case we have some judging criteria which includes production values, women on the crew, feminist theme/narrative, quality of vision and writing.

Submission Criteria:

  • The person submitting the short film MUST be a current WFT Ireland member. You can join WFT Ireland or renew your membership here.
  • If you are the WFT member submitting a short, you must be the film’s Director, Writer, Producer or DOP.
  • Either the Director or DOP of the short film MUST be a woman.
  • Documentary, Experimental, Narrative and Animation films are all welcome.
  • The short film must have been made in the last two years, ie. between 1st Jan 2019 – 15th September 2021.
  • To be eligible for competition in the Best Cinematography category, the DOP must be a woman.
  • In the case of Best Film or Runner up, the prizes will go to the WFT Member who submitted the film.
  • In the case of the Best Cinematography award, the prizes will go to the DOP of the submitted film.
  • The film must be 15 MINS OR UNDER. This includes the credits. Films longer than this can’t be considered as time slots are limited.
  • If you are going to submit more than one film, create a separate entry each time.
  • You must be able to submit your film in a suitable file/DCP for screening.

Submit your film here.