WOW film festivalThe deadline has been extended for the 17th WOW (World of Women) Film Festival.

Organisers are calling for entries for Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Digi-Vodules and Student films of less than 55 minutes duration with key creative input by women from Australia and around the world.

WOW is a unique showcase of films by women, allowing for a different storytelling and giving another perspective … of the world through women’s eyes.  WOW 2011 aims to be a festival of discovery, celebration, debate, networking and inspiration for new work.

WOW promotes and awards the talents of women directors, producers, writers, editors, cinematographers, composers, sound designers.  New awards in 2011 for best director, best editor, best sound design, best music composition for eligible films as well as the best writer & best cinematographer.  These awards are for women in the Australian film industry.  Prizes and awards in each category.


Entries are welcomed from any genre, with a variety of production values, from emerging and established filmmakers representing different backgrounds and nationalities. WOW welcomes works from every sector of the Australian & International women films making community, particularly from Australian indigenous filmmakers and other underrepresented groups.

Films must either have a woman director or, if it is directed by a man, must have a woman in at least TWO of these categories:  Producer or writer or editor or cinematographer.


Entries are for short-form films designed for the “Small Screen” under a length of 4 minutes.  Finalists selected will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and the Vodule with the most hits will win our Vodule competition.   Discount of 50% off entry fee for vodules for this year!