The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

23 February 2018

Mzansi Women’s Film Festival MWFF 2018 Call for films submission (South Africa)

Mzansi Women’s Film Festival MWFF
Call for films submission

Mzansi Women’s Film Festival 5th edition call for submission is opened. Calling films of all genres by and about Women only. Submission will close on 30 April 2018, entries can be made via
Films must be directed by a woman, or featuring a woman in a significant creative role (only films with a female director/producer are eligible for awards).
Though we EMPHASIZE FILMS DIRECTED BY WOMEN or PRODUCED BY WOMEN, we will consider all films about women's stories and issues affecting women. We will not exclude films directed by men if the topic is one of significance to women.
Only films produced after 15 August 2016 will be considered AND films produced before 31 December 1999 as Classic films category.
Foreign language films will only be accepted if they are subtitled in English.
We do not accept works-in-progress and will not update a submission with a more recent cut. Please do not submit your film until it is complete.
Festival times are subject to delay or change.
If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry is required for each title.
By submitting a film, the Submitter agrees to abide by these terms, rules, and guidelines.
NB: Accepted films by the festival will also be subject to the approval of the South African Film and Publication Board ( ), The Film & Publication Board regulates the media environment through the classification of content by:
* The FPB classifies all film material distributed in South Africa (except that shown on TV as broadcasters have their own regulatory body).
* Maintaining relevance to the values and norms of South African society through scientific research
* Balancing the right to freedom of expression with an obligation to protect children from exposure to potentially disturbing, harmful and inappropriate materials.
*Protecting children from sexual exploitation in media content in order to educate the broader South African society to make informed choices.

Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Short Film
Emerging Filmmaker
Audience Choice 

Further Information please contact:
Ntokozo Mahlalela
Festival Director
+27 726350622
Mpho Ramathuthu
Festival Manager
+27 734049464 

No comments:

Post a Comment

Relevant comments are welcome - Les discussions constructives sont les bienvenues